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my cholesterol is 220 my ldl 80 hdl 80 triglyderides 175

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Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Your total cholesterol is slightly elevated. Your other indices are healthy, but you would probably benefit from one, as they do more than just lower ... Read More
Dr. Chaim Gitelis
17 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It all depends on your risk profile, your numbers are good, but there is more to statins then just numbers, for example it helps with plaque stabiliz ... Read More
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Dr. Liviu Klein
23 years experience Cardiology
Not necessarily: Assuming that you never had a heart attack, you don't need a statin. Your LDL and HDL are really optimal. Your tryglycerides are a bit high, but exerc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Your LDL is little high (risk is increased) but your HDL ("good" cholesterol) is extremely high (risk is reduced). Moreover, your total cholesterol to ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Perfect cholesterol: These are perfect....Waning low risk numbers for a cholesterol panel. It would appear that you have little to no risk from cholesterol plaques.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: All are within normal limits. To promote health have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, bea ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
HDL level: Your HDL level is in the low normal range. Keep exercising and eating healthy
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Diet, exercise, drug: Diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Av ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
11 years experience Family Medicine
Without knowing: Specifics of the reason your asking, lets start with the basics. Lifestyle modifications to include increase in exercise and healthy diet is key. If ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cholesterol: Hdl levels >60mg/dl are good, 36-59 acceptable and 190 is very high. The vldl normally ranges between 5 - 40 mg/dl. But to understand this you mus ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
LDL: Chicken eggs are high in cholesterol, and a diet high in cholesterol can contribute to high blood cholesterol levels. However, how much the cholestero ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
LDL: Hi, Creat of 0.8 is normal for your age although it's nice to know ur GFR. To evaluate your Cholesterol one needs to know about your family history, ... Read More
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