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my cholesterol level is 206 what diet do i take to keep it low

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
More veg/fish, less.: If u r young and in general good health, 206 is very mildly elavated and if you have high level of HDL (good cholesterol) say above 60...I would not w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Absolutely.: A low fat diet, rich in fruits and vegetables can be effective. The american heart association website can be helpful.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: Cholesterol level is not a constant. It varies with body physiologic state.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Don't understand: im sorry, I've looked at this question several times but have never figured out what you are asking. Would you please restate in another way? Thanks
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Pretty good?: If you would like to remain off cholesterol medication, your diet needs to be better than just pretty good. Strict low fat with minimal carb, high fi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
27 years experience Family Medicine
Protein: You need to eat a balance of protein to carbs when you feel like this. The meditaranian diet follows this. 30%fat, 30% protein, 40% carbohydrates will ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol : To measure cholesterol you need a blood test.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Cholesterol: Hi, is it total Cholesterol or LDL? If that's ur LDL then you need treatment, per new ASCVD any LDL higher than 190, even without risk factor needs at ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Replacement: How do you know your thyroid is low? If you had a blood test, it seems as though the doctor who ordered the test would likely be the one to provide th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Moore
33 years experience Cardiology
Not necessary: No one knows how low is too low. There are no known diseases caused by low cholesterol. Count your blessings.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
It's OK: Low or normal serum creatinine indicates normal renal function. Elevation in serum creatinine indicates kidney dysfunction.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Blood sample: Only with a blood sample. It is unusual for propranolol to lower sodium. Are you sure your doctor didn't say that it lowers blood pressure (it does). ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Several approaches: Your serum creatinine is elevated for your age. You need to find out why. You should see a nephrologist to see if there are reversible reasons for t ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends : We have to define why your enzymes are abnormal. Hepatitis, fatty liver, medications?
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends: The decision to take medications for high cholesterol depends on the levels of total and each subtype of cholesterol, as well as risks of the patient. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
No medications : Females tend to have lower BP and is asymptomatic nothing needs to be done. If you are experiencing severe fatigue or dizziness than evaluation is i ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High creatinine: You may not be able to lower your creatinine level of 1.5, as it depends on what caused it to be that high. You need to see a nephrologist and have a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
It's high: The Insulin level by itself is unhelpful. Patients with Insulin resistance are already known to have high Insulin levels to keep blood sugars in chec ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need evaluation: How high is your cholesterol? How much do you weigh? Do you have diabetes or thyroid disease? You could control cholesterol through diet and exercise, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: This is a question you should be asking your DR who has your full medical history. Unable to give correct and acute answer in this format.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Need to see lipidolo: Check with the obgyn and nutritionist.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Vegetables are your: Friends. And not smothered in butter and salt. Lean meats no larger than a deck of cards or your palm. Fresh fruit is also good. Minimize yellow ch ... Read More
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