Doctor insights on:
Antiphospho Lipid Syndrome
Rhuematogist tested me for antiphosphoid lipid syndrome came back positive on fort test will be getting another soon 12 weeks apart what ate symptoms?
Symptoms vary: Positive anti phospholipids can be seen in patient's with no complaints. In women, they may play a role in recurrent miscarriages. They also can be associated with blood clots in the veins ( legs and lungs) and less common in the arteries. Most patients have low levels of anti-phospholipids and have no symptoms. Agree with a recheck since certain labs may not have the best standardized tests ...Read more
Predicts events.: Lipid profile tells you about risk for future heart / blood vessel disease. Smoking, hypertension, diabetes and lipids are modifiable risk factors. Non modifiable risk factors are male sex, getting older and having family history of early heart disease. At your age there is virtually no contribution of lipids to mortality within the next 20 years unless numbers very high or many risk factors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
MRI of LDL/check-up.: This profile is a special test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance or NMR to observe the amount and type(s) of your LDL particles in your body, along with vldl and hdl. With this, your doctor can make more accurate treatment decisions. Since about 50% of heart attacks occur in those with good readings, and the risk goes up with issues like diabetes, and high blood pressure, it is wise to do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholesterol, TG Test: The standard lipid panel measures levels of blood cholesterol and triglycerides (tg). These lipids are carried in the circulation by various lipoprotein particles such as tg rich vldl and cholesterol rich LDL and hdl. Tg is used to estimate vldl concentration, while the cholesterol carried in LDL and HDL (ldl-c and hdl-c) is used to estimate LDL and HDL particle concentrations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The cell membrane: is made of lipids. The membrane is like a plastic bag that holds the cell contents inside. Without lipids, there would be no flexible cells, and as a result no humans or any other animals for that matter. Hope this helps. Visit CardioGauge.com for heart health education. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Anti phospho lipid syndrome
- What is carsonoid syndrome?
- What is piniformis syndrome?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Signs of down syndrome in the womb
- Restless leg syndrome
- Down syndrome dominant or recessive
- Talk to a clinical lipidologist online for free