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Can High Cholesterol Cause Dizziness
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
↑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
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
Unlikely: She should be evaluated by her physician. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
3 years ago had TSH of 1.31 and high cholesterol. Now TSH is 0.50 and normal cholesterol. Have daily tachycardia, forceful heartbeat dizziness, off balance, 30 lbs weight loss, memory issues, muscle twitches... what could it be?
Hi. I want to be pregnant after five years of marriage. I suffer from high cholesterol level. I have vomiting and vertigo. What's the best diet for me?
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
↑↑ 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
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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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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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