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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

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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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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High cholesterol causes dizzyness?

Answer: No, check your sugar and your blood pressure, what medication are you taking currently? ...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

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What causes people to have high cholesterol?

What causes people to have high cholesterol?

Depends: For many it is genetic - you get it from your parents. Eating poorly can also cause a bad lipid panel: high amounts of sugar, saturated fat, processed foods and smoking can all have a negative impact on lipids. Some, however, eat and exercise perfectly and still have a horrid lipid panel - that's where medicines can help! ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol in humans?

CarbohydratesObesity: Are primary drivers of unhealthy lipoprotein patterns, the correct issue, not cholesterol. Study my answers to: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/862161, https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/706713, https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/1126862 http://goo. Gl/ZZ41rv, http://goo. Gl/JH8XBX, http://goo. Gl/9Zz6GD, http://goo. Gl/ynq0BZ http://goo. Gl/LG8tKl & many others on HealthTap. ...Read more

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What are the different causes of high cholesterol in vegans?

What are the different causes of high cholesterol in vegans?

Same as anyone: It's largely hereditary, there's a component of lack of exercise, and there are plenty of vegan foods that are loaded with the saturated fats that some folks say raise cholesterol. Despite all the rhetoric, the biggest studies have shown no advantage of vegetarians over other folks in longevity or any disease category when you control for the fact that they tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read more

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

Your parents!: The main reason for elevated lipids/cholesterol levels are genetic. That is why a family history of premature cardiac disease is so important. If you do have this history, you should have you cholesterol levels checked. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes and symptoms of high cholesterol?

Diet and Genetic: Causes of high cholesterol are diet in high saturated fats and genetic we inherited from our parents
there mau be no symptoms in most people and it is diagnosed by glood test. Rarely you see discoloured growths in the skin called xantholasma or bumps in tendons in the hands and feet. ...Read more

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What causes high cholesterol, what are its risks, and what can I do to lower the risks?

Triglycerides: Are more important than cholesterol. Although cholesterol is involved in atheroma (arterial disease) it is not the cause. Triglycerides are associated with sugar ingestion. ...Read more

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Is there ever any unknown cause of high cholesterol? Is it possible for someone to have high cholesterol without any obvious reasons? .

Yes: It is usually not possible to ascertain the cause of high cholesterol in most people. If you have high cholesterol, reduce your intake of saturated fats, lose weight if your overweight, do not use tobacco, have no more than one drink a day, exercise and retest the level in six months and discuss the results with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there medications that can cause high cholesterol? Is it possible that some medications can be responsible for causing high cholesterol? .

Are there medications that can cause high cholesterol? Is it possible that some medications can be responsible for causing high cholesterol? .

Yes: There are some medications will cause it
prednisone
beta blockers,
atenolol (tenormin)
bisoprolol (zebeta)
metoprolol (toprol, lopressor)
nadolol (corgard)
propanolol
amiodarone
estrogen
progestin
anabolic steroids
cyclosporine (sandimmune, neoral, gengraf)
protease inhibitors (for hiv)
thiazide diuretics
loop diuretics. ...Read more

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Can high cholesterol cause tendinitis? Thanks!

Yes: Very high cholesterol levels are associated with cholesterol deposits in tendons with tendonitis resulting. ...Read more

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Is it true that tegretol cause high cholesterol?

Is it true that tegretol cause high cholesterol?

No: I can find no referrence to tegretol causing high cholesterol. It can cause elevated liver enzymes. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

High amounts of cholesterol (a fat made by ...Read more