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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...Read more


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What can I eat to lower my high cholesterol, but also improve my anemia?

What can I eat to lower my high cholesterol, but also improve my anemia?

Different diets: These are two different conditios
anemia first
it needs to be investigated as to the type and cause of anemia. Once you know the cause of anemia, you treat the cause. Your diet and treatment will also depend on the type of anemia. As a rule diet rich in fruits, green vegetables, tree nuts, whole grains, poultry, oily fish, lentils, beans, peas. It will help your cholesterol and may help anemia of any cause. ...Read more

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Please tell me what should I eat to lower my high cholesterol, but also improve my anemia?

Please tell me what should I eat to lower my high cholesterol, but also improve my anemia?

Depends: To lower your cholesterol, eat a vegetarian or vegan diet. To improve your anemia, the diet depends wholly on the cause of your anemia. (some anemias are nutritional, especially iron deficiency) but many anemias have nothing to do with nutrition and won't respond to supplements or food choices. ...Read more

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I have low hemoglobin (11.6) high RDW (15.3) and high total cholesterol (202). Could this be anemia or something worse?

I have low hemoglobin (11.6) high RDW (15.3) and high total cholesterol (202). Could this be anemia or something worse?

Yes: You have anemia. Cholesterol us high but break down cholesterol numbers are not available. So hard to comment on cholesterol without numbers and your risk factors. ...Read more

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Afraid of having heart attack. Have slightly elevated cholesterol and anemia. I've been eating as well as I can. What are my chances of having one?

Afraid of having heart attack. Have slightly elevated cholesterol and anemia. I've been eating as well as I can. What are my chances of having one?

Well, you are: 20, your risk of heart attack is greater with age. Cholesterol is a risk factor that can be modified, so speak to your doctor if it is a concern. ...Read more

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What is a high cholesterol?

What is a high cholesterol?

High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk. ...Read more

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How to remove high cholesterol?

How to remove high cholesterol?

Rx & diet: U need 2 c ur pcp and talk over the options which include exercise, rx, & diet. Then u need 2 stick 2 the program. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol be reversed?

Lowering cholesterol: High levels of total and LDL cholesterol can be lowered with lifestyle change such as exercise and diet as well as with cholesterol-lowering drugs. ...Read more

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How to decrease high cholesterol?

How to decrease high cholesterol?

VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: Cholesterol wrong focus; see many questions I have answered covering this topic. While "theory" that hi sat. Fat foods (started: 1953 by ancel keys) was the problem, evidence from research & actual clinical trials is opposite to this. Study: Big Fat Lies, McGovern's report, Mary Enig, Science for Smart People, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NUSI. Org, DietDoctor. Com, Loren Cordain, Nora Gedgaudas, etc! ...Read more

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How to control high cholesterol?

How to control high cholesterol?

Depends: More information is needed about total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. There are drugs that can reduce cholesterol levels. You can also try life style modifications. It would be prudent to see a doctor for treatment specific for you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol be inherited?

Can high cholesterol be inherited?

Yes: Your liver makes cholesterol and your intestines absorb it from what you eat. If you have a liver that makes tons of cholesterol and/or have intestines that are extremely efficient at absorbing it from your food, you can develop high cholesterol. These are things that you are born with that you can not fundamentally change about your body with today's technology. ...Read more

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Suffering from high cholesterol...

Suffering from high cholesterol...

Reduce carbs: The easiest way to reduce high cholesterol is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.
Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read more

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Why do I have such high cholesterol?

Genetics, I bet: Despite all the talk about controlling coronary risk factors through lifestyle, most (but by no means all) of your basic cholesterol picture is determined by your genes. Deal with what you've got. Eat sensibly and exercise. If this isn't enough, accept medication. ...Read more

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What not to eat for high cholesterol?

Saturated fats: Reducing the intake of saturated fats, and reducing caloric intake in general may help. If that does not reduce cholesterol levels to a healthy level, you should consult your doctor for medication/drugs. ...Read more

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Why is having high cholesterol dangerous?

Why is having high cholesterol dangerous?

High cholesterol: Having high cholesterol results in the formation of plaque on the artery walls. It is natural to have damage to the arteries of the body and there is a usual repair process to correct the damage. With a high concentration of cholesterol, the repair process goes awry. Plaque forms, making the arteries stiff and vulnerable to a cakey buildup = blockage = heart attack, stroke or blocked leg vessel. ...Read more

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What are high cholesterol levels symptoms?

None, initially: High cholesterol has no symptoms. However, high cholesterol over a long period of time can lead to heart disease, stroke and other problems. You certainly don't want to wait for these things to be your first clue of having a cholesterol problem. Have your cholesterol checked regularly by your physician and follow his or her advise on how to treat this condition. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

Usually none: High cholesterol usually does not have much symptoms but chronically high levels can lead to heart vessel plaque build up and cause heart attack or stroke. In some people high cholesterol builds up around the eyes called xanthelasmata and is linked to heart disease. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have high cholesterol?

Lab test: This is established through a blood test. ...Read more

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What causes people to have high cholesterol?

What causes people to have high cholesterol?

Depends: For many it is genetic - you get it from your parents. Eating poorly can also cause a bad lipid panel: high amounts of sugar, saturated fat, processed foods and smoking can all have a negative impact on lipids. Some, however, eat and exercise perfectly and still have a horrid lipid panel - that's where medicines can help! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have high cholesterol?

What should I do if I have high cholesterol?

Control risk factors: Everyone should aim to tackle lifestyle risk factors. This means to:

Stop smoking if you smoke.
Eat a healthy diet.
Keep your salt intake to under 6 g a day.
Keep your weight and waist in check.
Take regular physical activity.
Cut back if you drink a lot of alcohol.

https://patient. Info/health/cholesterol ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have high cholesterol?

What should I eat if I have high cholesterol?

Read this: Read these short articles for reducing cholesterol, weight, blood sugar:

https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/

https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/breakfast-ideas/ ...Read more

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Which foods should you eat for high cholesterol?

Try these: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant galic, onition, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having high cholesterol?

See below: High cholesterol by itself does not cause symptoms, however, high cholesterol is a risk factor for atherosclerosis and that may produce symptoms. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/what-is-atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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What are my options for treating high cholesterol?

Cholesterol: diet, exercise, not smoking and medications but really you need to do the first three regardless and medicine is also often needed ...Read more

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What are the consequnces of high cholesterol in men?

What are the consequnces of high cholesterol in men?

Increases risk: In men or women, a high cholesterol inceases the risk that you will develop vascular disease such as that which causes a heart attack. ...Read more

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What shouldn't you eat if you have high cholesterol?

What shouldn't you eat if you have high cholesterol?

Carbs: The easiest way to reduce high cholestero is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.
Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read more

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