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Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Lifestyle: My two colleagues have advised you well. Nothing you can buy in a "health store" will help you with lipids / overall health nearly so much as going out and exercising, and eating sensibly. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more


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What are the treatment options for someone with hyperlipidemia?

See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol-medications/art-20050958

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What is the treatment for hyperlipidemia?

What is the treatment for hyperlipidemia?

Diet exercise & Meds: Treatment is geared to the type of hyperlipidemia. The general modalitie are diet low in saturated fats and carbohydrates, weight loss throug diet and exercise, treatment of underlying illness, e.g., diabetes, hypothyroidism; use of drugs such as statins. Additional drugs may be added depending on the response. ...Read more

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Is a low carb diet safe for people diagnosed with hyperlipidemia (spelling?). Im a 40 year old female. I walk 3 miles a day.

Is a low carb diet safe for people diagnosed with hyperlipidemia (spelling?). Im a 40 year old female. I walk 3 miles a day.

Absolutely : Low carbohydrate diet reduces insulin resistance which ultimately reduces lipogenesis or the synthesis of lipids hence will lower your cholesterol and even more your triglycerides. ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for corns safe?

Are natural remedies for corns safe?

Maybe: Most corns are due to an underlying bone problem and corn remedies may help to remove the layers of skin that are built up giving temporary relief. Need to be careful of any remedy that contains acid, especially if you are diabetic or have compromised circulation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take natural remedies and conventional medications?

Is it safe to take natural remedies and  conventional medications?

Maybe: Conventional meds are fda regulated, are powerful, and while they generally do what they claim, may have side effects and toxicity. But they generally are required. Natural remedies are untested, have no fda or other authority to confirm the contents of the bottle or its potency or purity. Most have few or no side effects but very, very few have any positive effects. ...Read more

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Safe natural remedies for depression?

Safe natural remedies for depression?

Depression: One treatment that may or may not involve medication is cognitive behavioural therapy. Some herbal remedies have in the past been suggested but don't pan out. Talk to your pcp and try to get a referral for cbt. ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for antiphospholipid syndrome safe?

Are natural remedies for antiphospholipid syndrome safe?

Safe but don't work: Safe but not effective can be dangerous. Antiphospholipid syndrome is rare but can cause serious problems including blood clots in the legs or lungs which may be fatal, or pregnancy complications, such as multiple early miscarriages, late miscarriage, or severe pre-eclampsia. See a hematologist if you're not trying to conceive, reproductive endocrinologist (rei) if trying, high risk OB if pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Hyperlipidemia (Definition)

Hyperlipidemia is the condition of having high levels of fats ...Read more