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How dyslipidemia can cause angina?

How dyslipidemia can cause angina?

Leads to plaque : Dyslipidemia where specifically, a high cholesterol or triglyceride level in your blood can cause plaque to form in your blood vessels.This plaque results in blockage and slows the blood flow to your heart.This decreased blood flow can cause less oxygen to get to your heart which then causes chest pain or angina. The pain is pronounced during high activity when the heart demands more oxygen. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more


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Is dyslipidemia a complication of diet?

Yes it can: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product.. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain and dyslipedemia. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of dyslipidemia?

None, really.: An astute physician can detect subtle findings on your physical examination that would suggest your cholesterol is high,, but essentially you just need the blood test to get the numbers. ...Read more

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What is dyslipidemia and how can you manage it?

Cholesterol profile: Dyslipidemia refers to abnormal cholesterol profile: cholesterol measurement often contains total, HDL (good cholesterol), LDL (bad), and triglyceride (bad if too high) etc...Each of these should be in certain range and when some of them not, such as low hdl, the ratio is abnormal and so it is called dyslipidemia. Ask your doc about your profile/what it means for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dyslipidemia?

What is the definition or description of: dyslipidemia?

Lipoprotein Problems: Dyslipidemia results from abnormal levels of lipoprotein particles that transport cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Depending on the exact lipoproteins involved individuals may have high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, high triglycerides, or combination of these findings. There are more than 70 different causes of dyslipidemia. See your doctor if your lipid levels are abnormal. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of dyslipidemia?

Usually none: There are a host of different types of dyslipidemia and they are diagnosed by, and only by, bloodwork. Once atherosclerosis develops, the signs and symptoms are varied but all too familiar. ...Read more

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How come I have dyslipidemia, but nobody else in the family has it?

Need more info.: Your question needs to specify the type of dyslipidemia. There are many types and causes that may spare family members. ...Read more

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What is a hyperlipidemia & dyslipidemia test?

Blood Test: It is a blood test when you check following TotaIol Cholesterol LDL Cholesterol HDL Cholesterol Triglyceride Level Some lipid panels as the test is called also provide more detailed information on the presence and sizes of fat particles in the blood ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Stern
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Dyslipidemia (Definition)

Dyslipidemia results from abnormal levels of lipoprotein particles that transport cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Depending on the exact lipoproteins involved individuals may have high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, high triglycerides, or combination of these findings. There are more than 70 different causes of dyslipidemia. See your doctor if your ...Read more