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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Gain or lose: Hypothyroid will lead to poor movement and you MUST take thyroid medication. High cholesterol is another potential cause for weight gain. If your doc ... Read More

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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Many: In general, try to avoid foods high in saturated or trans-fat. Saturated fats are found in meats or dairy products from animal sources while trans-fa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience in Endocrinology
Animal fats: High intake of saturated fat increases cholesterol (from any non-swimming animal: beef, pork, chicken, milk, cream, cheese, pizza et)c. Trans fats are ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
↑↑ Sugar/Carb Foods: Avoid all high sugar/carb foods. Replace with ↑ natural (not processed) fats foods, moderate protein & non-processed very complex carbs, e.g. Broccoli ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Endocrine effects: Thyroid hormone helps us with metabolism. If your thyroid hormone is low, your body is unable to manage the lipids appropriately and this leads to hi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Multiple problems: You has a whole host of problems. First of all, you need to see your physician (p) to deal with your abnormal labs. I will address only a few of them ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Indirectly: If you mean hga1c, that is a test for diabetes. Diabetes is the number 1 cause of renal failure in the United States. Since potassium only leaves th ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Check profile: Make sure to get antithyroid antibody titer TSH elevation may be due to acquired or autoimmune throiditis/hypothyroidism/
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Prilosec: Prilosec does not cause high cholesterol.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Better than high!!: We really concentrate on whether our patients have high cholesterol or triglyceride levels as those predispose patients to developing heart disease an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Food high in saturated fats will raise cholesterol even if the food is high in protein. Foods high in protein but not in fats do not raise cholesterol ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
High HDL: Is a good thing, that is the good cholesterol. Usually when people have high cholesterol, it is the ldl's that unfortunately are high.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience in Endocrinology
Not usually: Hyperthyroidism due to graves' is associated with an increased risk of type 1 dm. Talk to your endocrinologist.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
ALT?: Usually know. However very high triglycerides can lead to pancreatitis which can have abnormal liver function tests. Additionally, patients with fat ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not usually: Overactive thyroid is not a usual cause of high triglycerides. You may try reducing your intake of carbohydrates and consult your doctor for the need ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Of those you: Mentioned high HDL cholesterol is actually considered beneficial, the others should be treated with diet and exercise and prescription medications if ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually.: Pravastatin has a weak effect on lowering triglycerides. Not really sure that there is an excessively low trig. Some folks are born with a rather l ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No : Separate processes
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience in Cardiology
Many reasons: Genetic disorder , diabetes , hyperlipidemia and eating too many carbs and alcohol are some of the reasons.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Maybe impaired: The effects of thyroid hormone on blood glucose is complex. Insulin levels may be increased, but there is also resistance to Insulin action. Often, ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Never: No.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience in Infectious Disease
Viral hepatitis?: Both hepatitis b and hepatitis c can be causes. Excessive alcohol consumption can also do this. "fatty liver" is often associated with metabolic syndr ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Generally no: Certainly no, if your dose is correct.
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