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what is an exogenous source of cholesterol

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
CV: Heart attack and stroke among others.
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Cholesterol : Blocked arteries, heart attacks impotence, etc.

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Diet and excercise: Weigth loss, alcohol in moderation if not effective and depending on risk factors medication may be necessary.
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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without te ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Weight loss, avoid saturated fats and trans fats, more fiber. Medication if your doctor recommends.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Depends on levels: Always, diet, exercise and fruit/grain fibers. Avoid all fried , greasy and fatty foods. Get a fasting lipid profile: You want to see see totoal chole ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Diet: It's dependent on your diet. Avoid XS alcohol. If you have diabetes, be sure your HbA1c is
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
Lot's of ways: A diet low in calories and low in fat. Getting regular aerobic type exercise, losing weight if you're over weight and if your levels are significantly ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Diet and exercise: First thing to reduce Cholesterol is avoiding fried food and meals heavy in cholesterol but remember that your liver makes 2/3 of cholesterol. Exercis ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
37 years experience Endocrinology
Fasting lipids: You should fast for at least 8 hours and then have blood drawn for total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL (good) cholesterol, and LDL (bad) cholesterol ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
No: The body is regulated to a constant temperature. There's no meaningful way to alter that by more than a few degrees without killing yourself in the pr ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohsin Reza
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fish oil: Current recommendations include regular exercise, smoking cessation, attainment of target body weight and a healthy diet, omega 3 fatty acids/fish oil ... Read More
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