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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Normal body fat: Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty chemical with bad press. It is a normal component of your cell membranes and a critical building block of many hormones ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No "cure": Only control. Eat well. Exercise. Be healthy.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Depends on your age, other risk factors, and severity of cholesterol elevation. The first step is healthy life style: fruits and vegetables and daily ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Borderline but...: This is borderline high but whether it is of concern depends on the types of cholesterol (hdl, LDL & LDL particle subtypes) and other risk factors. Th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
read below: Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about reducing your cholesterol: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-blood-cholester ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: In a patient with no particular risk factors cholesterol 215 is no big deal. In pt. With lots of risk factors it is more meaningful.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Reached: Borderline high by 1.Normal is below 200, so 199 would be the starting normal.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
CV: Heart attack and stroke among others.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 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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