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Doctor insights on: Can I Drink Coffee Before A Cholesterol Blood Test

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Can drink coffee before blood test cause elevated alt?

Can drink coffee before blood test cause elevated alt?

No: In fact, coffee has been shown to lower ast and alt.

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Will drinking decaf black coffee before fasting blood test alter the results?

Yes: Could depending on the test, if is blood sugar or chol then coffee could make an impact.

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Is it possible for me to drink coffee before a thyroid blood test?

You may: If thyroid blood test is the only test you are having, coffee is not likely to materially affect the results. Generally it is better to be fasting for lab tests.

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I have had 3 drinks this evening. In a 3 hour span. But not norm for me. I do have a blood test for cholesterol level in the am? Is this a problem?

Lipid Testing: Fasting for 8 hours provides more accurate results, if you are able to fast. You should perform the test per your doctors directions. Keep in mind 1 drink/day for women and 2/day for men is the guideline. I will likely not affect your cholesterol labs in the morning, however.

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Does eating before a blood test raise cholesterol levels?

Does eating before a blood test raise cholesterol levels?

Triglycerides: Yes, it can affect your total cholesterol. It's because eating prior to blood draw can increase the level of your triglycerides which in turn can affect the calculation of your total cholesterol, which uses a formula that includes triglycerides.

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I have been having a blood test and my cholesterol is too high. What does that mean?

I have been having a blood test and my cholesterol is too high. What does that mean?

Take action: The easiest way to reduce high cholesterol is by stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance. Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started

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Can coffee give cause cancer do I need to have a blood test.

Can coffee give cause cancer do I need to have a blood test.

No and No: Coffee does not give you cancer and you do not need a blood test. Incidentally there is no good blood test for cancer.

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My blood test is 244 is for cholesterol is that fatal? Is it because a had a meal before the test?

My blood test is 244 is for cholesterol is that fatal? Is it because a had a meal before the test?

High, not fatal: Level is high but not fatal. Non-fasting level may differ from fasting. Breakdown of types of cholesterol as well as further medical history is needed for more specific recommendations. In general, would recommend repeating test after fasting. Weight loss and exercise recommended, if appropriate. Repeat test in 2-3 months. Also discuss further with your doctor.

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What can I do if my mum just had a blood test and her cholesterol level was 8.3. Is that dangerously high?

Your number is wrong: You data is incorrect. The normal cholesterol is up to about 200 mg/dl. Resubmit your question with the correct value.

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Blood test: low vit d levels, very high creatinine and cholesterol. What could that mean? Thanks in advance.

Blood test: low vit d levels, very high creatinine and cholesterol. What could that mean? Thanks in advance.

See a doctor: High creatinine levels can be a sign of damaged kidneys. That needs more evaluation. You need to see a doctor for that. Low vitamin D is common and it would be a good idea to take a supplement. Learn more here - https://www. Vitamindcouncil. Org. There is a lot of controversy about cholesterol. As long as your HDL is 50 or higher and your triglycerides are less than 100 don't need to be concerned.

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I am 18 I woke up and drank coffee with 2 teaspoons of sugar and I took a blood test and the result was 108 is it normal?

I am 18 I woke up and drank coffee with 2 teaspoons of sugar and I took a blood test and the result was 108 is it normal?

Depends: Blood glucose is best monitored in fasting condition. You should have fasted at least 8 hours not taken anything other than water. This result is not interpretable due to your intake of coffee and sugar before the blood draw.

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Can I consume black coffee prior to a blood test? I'm having a Complete metabolic panel drawn tomorrow which requires fasting.

Can I consume black coffee prior to a blood test? I'm having a Complete metabolic panel drawn tomorrow which requires fasting.

Better to avoid it: It is better to not eat or drink any thing more than 8 hours, except taking water. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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I just had my blood test and it shows SGPT-hi 46.80, LDL-hi 161 and CHOLESTEROL-hi 244, im very worried now with the result. Are these dangerous level?

I just had my blood test and it shows SGPT-hi 46.80, LDL-hi 161 and CHOLESTEROL-hi 244, im very worried now with the result. Are these dangerous level?

Not dangerous but: Require attention. SGPT is just above the upper limit of normal. LDL and Cholesterol are both higher than desirable. If you are even a little bit overweight, it would help to lose weight. Reduce your intake of saturated fats. Start exercising 30 minutes/day on 5 days/week. If that does not help, you should consult your doctor to see if medication is needed.