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what is hyperlipidemia nos

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many possibilities: There are many lipid tests available, but the strongest evidence indicates that a total cholesterol and an HDL (good cholesterol) is a good start, and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on type: High cholesterol levels and high LDL levels are associated with atherosclerotic cardio-vascular disease and may produce symptoms of heart attack, hear ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If the hyperlipidemia is fairly mild, weight loss, diet and exercise can cure it. If it is severe, particularly if you have a genetic predisposition, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: 2A has excess LDL and 2b has excess LDL and VLDL. Consult this site for more information. http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk/simplepage.cfm?ID=x2002061706351 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience Cardiology
Elevated blood fats: This is a broad topic with variable implications. Fats are normal components of the blood, but elevated values are common. Which fats are elevated t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lipids: increased lipids in blood. It may be due to high cholesterol or high triglycerides or both. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
High: Cholesterol.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Essential hypertension: Essential hypertension is when blood pressure is not due to any other identifiable cause. Nos stands for "not otherwise specified".
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rockwell
32 years experience Psychiatry
A nonspecific thing: Psychosis nos (not otherwise specified) tells you/others there are psychotic symptoms present but 'why' they are there is not specifically known yet. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Kondilis
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
ODD defined: This link has a good description http://tinyurl.Com/m6mgvet.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Genotype: Rarely is there a single genotype, usually multiple variants exist. Read this for an idea: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10638211
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
May be: essentially it means in your lipid profile it's the Cholesterol or LDL is elevated. It may be genetic or due to lifestyle, either way it needs to be t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Coogan
47 years experience Pediatrics
No: Tomboy girls and sensitive boys may have gender confusion. Bipolar and borderline personality disorders are separate and distinct disorders. "gender c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Buckman
41 years experience Family Medicine
High blood pressure: It is one of the terms used to describe basic high blood pressure not known to be caused by any other diagnosed disease such as kidney disease, and no ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No difference: There's no difference. Some electronic medical records use the term "pure hypercholesterolemia" which is, in my book, meaningless.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Essential hpt: I'm not familiar with the word "unspecified" as applied to the diagnosis of essential hypertension which means high blood pressure not caused by other ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: People with this condition show a long standing pattern of anti-social attitudes and behaviors, including some of these: 1) lack of guilt, remorse, an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
15 years experience Family Medicine
Elevated BP: Hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 (either value). Normal BP is considered 120/80 with pre-hypertension as 120-140/80-90. For pre- ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
High blood pressure: For an adult, a blood pressure of >135 systolic (the top number) or >85 (the bottom number), when taken at rest and averaged over multiple readings a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
> 140/90: Blood pressure which is elevated to greater than 140/90 on average is defined as hypertension. Initial treatment is to avoid things that might elevate ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Borderline PD: It's a b cluster personality disorder (dramatic, emotional or erratic). Individuals show marked impulsivity and instability of - mood, interpersonal r ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
No LDL receptors: Familial hypercholesterolemia is classically caused by a mutation in the gene for the LDL receptor. This protein sits on the surface of liver cells an ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Unstable personality: Borderline personality disorder is typically diagnosed in late teens or early adulthood. It is characterized by a longstanding pattern of intense but ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
High: It's high cholesterol that runs in the family. It'susually due to a missing enzyme and the cholesterols can be very high but it's variable depending o ... Read More
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