Lipid levels high. what to do ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Talk to your: doctor about the next steps. There are various types and levels of severity of lipid disorders. You may need dietary/lifestyle modifications, medications, or both. Or you can re-submit with more specific info.
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Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. Consider medications if numbers are really high.
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Last updated Sep 18, 2017
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