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I am feeling dizzy and vomited the other day. I have a week feeling dizzy. Could high cholesterol cause this or what could cause this.

I am feeling dizzy and vomited the other day. I have a week feeling dizzy. Could high cholesterol cause this or what could cause this.

You need a physical: This is probably benign positional vertigo or labrynthitis. If it is worsened with certain positions, likely BPV. If you had a recent respiratory infection, it could be labrynthitis. However, it could be a much more serious condition, and only a physical exam can differentiate between them. See your physician. ...Read more

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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I have been troubled by ongoing vertigo, and I also have very high cholesterol, is it possible for blocked carotid arteries to cause dizziness?

I have been troubled by ongoing vertigo, and I also have very high cholesterol, is it possible for blocked carotid arteries to cause dizziness?

Not usually: If you have carotid occlusive disease (carotid stenosis) it can increase risk of mini-strokes (tias) and stroke but not general just vertigo. ...Read more

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I suffered before fr hurtburn, chest tightness and difficulty of swallowing, but they diagnosed I have only gastritis. 3-4 yrs ago with high cholesterol level, but this past few months until now, I have dizziness for most of the time, shortness of breating

I suffered before fr hurtburn, chest tightness and difficulty of swallowing, but they diagnosed I have only gastritis. 3-4 yrs ago with high cholesterol level, but this past few months until now, I have dizziness for most of the time, shortness of breating

You are young (33): For heart disease, but could have any number of things that could be causing this. Just because nothing was found with your heart 3 years ago doesn't mean that you have no problem now. And the gastritis could be causing this. Clearly you need some symptom relief, and a few more tests and need to keep in touch with a local doctor for when these symptoms and anxieties arise. Don't give up! ...Read more

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My grand mother is 75 years old she is having blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol. She is having fluctuations in her insulin/ sugar count and blood pressure (170/80) and she is complaining of feeling dizziness every time. She is alright now after v

My grand mother is 75 years old she is having blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol. She is having fluctuations in her insulin/ sugar count and blood pressure (170/80) and she is complaining of feeling dizziness every time. She is alright now after v

Dizziness: Dizziness can be quiet frustrating to both a patient and her physicians. Your grandmother multiple medical problems, leading to fluctuations in blood pressure and sugar, and her medications (too much or too little) can all contribute. She is also at risk of a heart disease and stroke. It is important to have her visit a cardiologist and a neurologist for thorough EVALAUTION. ...Read more

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Been feeling light headed and dizzy. I do have history of high cholesterol and blood pressure. Is it my arteries or heart?

Been feeling light headed and dizzy. I do have history of high cholesterol and blood pressure. Is it my arteries or heart?

Dizziness: The list of possible causes of dizziness is very long. The causes range from dehydration to sinusitis to cardiac to neurological. Sometimes medications or drug/alcohol intake may be the problem. See your doctor for a thorough exam and consider evaluating the most likely causes first. ...Read more

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Its is safe to take max gxl supplement? I have diabetes, high blood pressure, gad, vertigo attacks, high cholesterol. I tried multi vitamins dizzy efec

Its is safe to take max gxl supplement? I have diabetes, high blood pressure, gad, vertigo attacks, high cholesterol. I tried multi vitamins dizzy efec

Who knows: Supplements aren't evaluated. You have a lot of medical conditions for a young person. Why not just stay away from them? You're just adding potential of side effects and burning your cash. ...Read more

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Is it possible that high cholestorol can cause dizziness?

Is it possible that high cholestorol can cause dizziness?

Cholesterol: If the elevated cholesterol is associated with obstructed carotid or intracranial arteries, dizziness could be associated. ...Read more

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What type of foods cause high cholesterol?

What type of foods cause high cholesterol?

Saturated and trans: Saturated and trans fat increase bad cholesterol and lower good cholesterol. Sugar increases triglycerides, which are bad fats in the blood. ...Read more

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Which type of foods cause high cholesterol?

Which type of foods cause high cholesterol?

Animal fats: High intake of saturated fat increases cholesterol (from any non-swimming animal: beef, pork, chicken, milk, cream, cheese, pizza et)c. Trans fats are bad as well and these are found in margarines, processed and fast foods (including cookie and baking mixes). Cholesterol intake from eggs and shellfish is a minor cause. Fruit, veggies, unsaturated fats, seeds, nuts, fish, soy are alternatives. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol and how can you lower it?

What are the causes of high cholesterol and how can you lower it?

↑↑ Sugar/Carb Foods: Avoid all high sugar/carb foods. Replace with ↑ natural (not processed) fats foods, moderate protein & non-processed very complex carbs, e.g. Broccoli, cauliflower, raw carrots, etc. Avoid potatoes, grains ground into flour, most fruits, etc. Get "nmr particle test" (not cholesterol) for correct issues. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", fatchance. Html, etc. ...Read more

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Can alcohol cause high cholesterol?

Can alcohol cause high cholesterol?

Sometimes: Actually, low doses of alcohol (1-2 drinks/day in men, 1 drink/day in women), and especially if the drink is red wine, actually raises the good cholesterol. If the good cholesterol (HDL) goes way up, that can raise total cholesterol, but if the bad cholesterol (ldl) remains less than 180 or so, the overall effect on health is positive. Exercise and health eating is a better way raise hdl. ...Read more

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Is it true that alcohol can cause high cholesterol?

Is it true that alcohol can cause high cholesterol?

No: Alcohol in low doses (1 drink per day) can raise the good cholesterol (hdl), and sometimes social drinkers will have high total cholesterol because their good cholesterol is high. If the bad cholesterol (ldl) is ok (under 120 is recommended), there is no problem. Alcohol can and does raise free fat levels in blood (triglycerides) and this is not healthy for the heart or the rest of us. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol alone cause low kidney functions?

Can high cholesterol alone cause low kidney functions?

Not likely.: It is not likely to diminish kidney function by itself, but it might eventually lead to atherosclerosis which could ultimately stop blood flow if really bad and make the kidney (s) ischemic reslting in loss of function. This may not be common as atherosclerosis that bad would affect the heart and other organs first. Things like hypertension and diabetes are likely to affect the kidneys sooner. ...Read more

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Is it true that perimenopause can cause high cholesterol?

Is it true that perimenopause can cause high cholesterol?

Yes: The lack of estrogen with menopause causes a number of metabolic changes. These include an elevated total cholesterol, a higher LDL (the bad cholesterol), and a lower HDL (the good cholesterol). Glucose metabolism and Insulin resistance can also change in unfavorable ways. A healthy life style with regular exercise and weight management are the best ways to manage these changes. ...Read more

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Is it possible that stress be an underlying cause of high cholesterol?

Is it possible that stress be an underlying cause of high cholesterol?

Stress affects you: We are learning more and more about the harmful effects of stress. Chronic stress increases adrenaline release which raises blood pressure and can also raise cholesterol and make you more more prone to developing diabetes.
There are many relaxation or stress management techniques such as meditation which can be helpful. ...Read more

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Does eating large eggs (4 a day) cause high cholesterol? I been reading mixed research, some say yes and some say no. I need to know for sure?

Does eating large eggs (4 a day) cause high cholesterol? I been reading mixed research, some say yes and some say no. I need to know for sure?

Yellow part: The yolk is the part which has the most cholesterol. The white part of egg is very low on cholesterol. Cut back on the yellow part and add some fruits with high fiber content to u'r breakfast also.) ...Read more

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I'm taking omerprazole 20mg per day can these tablets cause high cholesterol. At precent. My cholesterol is 7.4. It as been up and down for year?

I'm taking omerprazole 20mg per day can these tablets cause high cholesterol. At precent. My cholesterol is 7.4. It as been up and down for year?

No, but causes other: Omeprazole is not known to raise cholesterol but I do not recommend anyone use it or similar drugs long-term. They can cause serious health problems like life-threatening infections, osteoporosis & nutrient deficiencies. See http://www. Naturalnews. Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects. Html & http://www. Healthy-eating-politics. Com/gerd.Html
also see my comments re: cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is high cholesterol caused only by hypertension?

Is high cholesterol caused only by hypertension?

No: Two separate diseases by they tend to happen together in most of the time, high cholesterol can be genetic or related to your life style. Same with hypertension. Having both together will increase the risks and complications from both. ...Read more

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Does pcos cause high cholesterol? Mine is 210

Does pcos cause high cholesterol? Mine is 210

Metabolic syndrome: Pcos does not 'cause' high cholesterol, but many women have both as part of something called metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol?

What are the causes of high cholesterol?

Lots of reasons: Genetics, a diet high in calories/fat, sedentary lifestyle, underactive thyroid, and diabetes are some. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol?

What are the causes of high cholesterol?

Genetics & Lifestyle: These are the two main causes of high cholesterol. For the average individual only about 10 to 20% of your circulating cholesterol is from dietary sources, the remainder is manufactured by the liver according to your genetic "set point."

foutunately the are a number of options available to control both sources of cholesterol in the body. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

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High Cholesterol (Definition)

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