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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
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
Several: Lipids include triglycerides and cholesterol. Triglycerides are tiny droplets of fat in the bloodstream. They are formed from fat absorbed from intestines. It is how your body moves fat from your intestines to other parts of body for storage. Cholesterol is vital to life, and is used to make cell membranes (the casing of cells) and hormones like testosterone and others. Check out CardioGauge.com ...Read more
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