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San Jose, CA
A 53-year-old male asked:

What can i do if my cholesterol is high ?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Diet/Meds: A good bit of cholesterol is related to genetics.High total cholesterol does not mean much without looking at HDL,LDL,VLDL Ratios.Exercise ,(decrease poly saturated and Hydrogenated fats) and (increasing mono saturated and polyunsaturated fats).Do those regardless but may also need meds.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

My husbands cholesterol is high..What can we do for his cholesterol?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Depends. : Depends on the actual breakdown of the types of cholesterol. As a general rule, weight loss and low cholesterol diet, along with exercise should help.
Milpitas, CA
A 45-year-old male asked:

How do you know when your cholesterol is high?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Blood test: You need to take a blood test to determine cholesterol levels, High cholesterol levels are usually asymptomatic. Visit this site for info on nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.
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Can I have beer if my cholesterol is high?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes, but: If you drink to excess, you will raise your triglycerides.

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