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How do you lower your cholesterol ? It's to high for my age...

How do you lower your cholesterol ? It's to high for my age...

Treat: You should make an appointment with a physician to review your medical and family history to see if you would benefit from treatment. Sometimes it's familial and despite your best efforts, medical treatment is needed. Other times, proper nutrition, exercise, and weight management is all that is needed. Either way you should be seen. ...Read more

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Noticed in mar '13 (age 42) my serm cholesterol was 266mg/dl. Now in feb'14 its 250mg/dl. I'm not on any medication. What exercise can reduce it?

Noticed in mar '13 (age 42) my serm cholesterol was 266mg/dl. Now in feb'14 its 250mg/dl. I'm not on any medication. What exercise can reduce it?

Total cholesterol: Is not as meaningful as ldl, or bad, cholesterol, and vldl, or second bad, cholesterol and hdl, or good, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels too. You need to follow all of these numbers, not just total cholesterol. Ask your doctor for specific advice. Also, your heartburn could be angina, so you really need to see your doctor. ...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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Have hypertension take BP med and cholesterol med still average 160/83?

Have hypertension  take BP med and cholesterol med still average 160/83?

Lifestyle changes: Exercise more, eat low sodium diet, lose weight don't smoke and visit your physician on regular bases. These changes may reduce your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Female age 20, cholesterol is 4.80 mmol/l. Hdl 1.33mmol/l and LDL 3.14 mmol/l is that bad?

Female age 20, cholesterol is 4.80 mmol/l.        Hdl 1.33mmol/l and LDL 3.14 mmol/l is that bad?

No: All are within normal limits. To promote 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 in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more

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How can you reduce high cholesterol at age 56?

How can you reduce high cholesterol at age 56?

Cholesterol: Low fat diet with regular aerobic exercise. Lots of fiber in the diet. Work with your doctor to monitor and add meds if appropriate. ...Read more

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Is high cholesterol more common in men? Is high cholesterol a condition that is more common in men than women? .

High cholesterol: High chol. Is common in both women and men i would say yes to your question but do not know a study that has answered this. Both people can inherit this gene from your parents. The important thing is that if you have high chol. Get it treated. ...Read more

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What should the average HDL cholesterol be for a person?

What should the average HDL cholesterol be for a person?

Men >45, Women >55: Ideally, the higher the better. For men, we like to see over 45. For women, over 55. If it's below that, then you might be at slightly higher risk for heart attacks and strokes than average. Best thing to increase HDL is exercise. Niacin works too, but you need to take doses that can make you uncomfortable. It's largely controlled by genetics, but you can change it with exercise. ...Read more

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What is the average normal for ldl, HDL and vldl cholesterol level. Iam 48 yrs old

What is the average normal for ldl, HDL and vldl cholesterol level. Iam 48 yrs old

Cholesterol: Hdl levels >60mg/dl are good, 36-59 acceptable and 190 is very high. The vldl normally ranges between 5 - 40 mg/dl. But to understand this you must have triglyceride levels, total cholesterol and a full detailed medical history and exam. ...Read more

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