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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. 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


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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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Do people with dyslipidemia have a lot of pain?

Dyslipidemia: Dyslipidemia (usually very high cholesterol levels) does not cause pain until you have your heart attack (chest pain) or blockage of an artery in a limb (peripheral vascular disease). Another kind of dyslipidemia involves very high triglycerides (> 1000 mg/dl); this can cause acute pancreatitis, a very painful inflammation of the pancreas causing severe abdominal pain radiating to the back. ...Read more

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What are the 3 newly approved drugs for dyslipidemia ? ( I am a pharmacist )

What are the 3 newly approved drugs for dyslipidemia ? (  I am a pharmacist )

That Depends: On the part of the lipid profile that you are trying to treat. Are you wanting to know new statins? Fibrates? Statin/niacin combos? Statin/zetia combos, new omega-3 products. Most recent (and potent) statin was crestor, (rosuvastatin) new omega-3, epa only fish oil: vascepa, newer fibrates: antara, trilipix... I also like doing advanced cardiac genetics and expanded lipid profiles! ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for dyslipidemia?

Statins: The mainstay of therapy for those who need drug treatment is a statin (sold in the USA under the brand names: Crestor, Lipitor, (atorvastatin) Zocor, Pravachol, Leschol, and Mevacor). Normalization of weight, control of diabetes, a balanced, low animal fat or vegetarian diet, avoidance of smoking, and regular exercise will all improve dyslipidemia as well. ...Read more

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What can I use for dyslipidemia if I don't have a doctor?

Find a doctor.: There are multiple types of and causes for dyslipidemia, a word simply meaning abnormal levels of lipids (fats) in the blood. Some causes are genetic, e.g. Familial hypercholesterolemia; some causes are dietary, e.g. Eating too much fat; and some causes are genetically and environmentally complex, e.g. Diabetes mellitus. My best advice is to seek expert medical attention. ...Read more

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What are the most safe drug classes combinations for patient with: dyslipidemia and hypertension ( I am a pharmacist ) ?

What are the most safe drug classes combinations for patient with: dyslipidemia and hypertension ( I am a pharmacist ) ?

Separate problems: I'm not aware of any anti-hypertensive that also lowers lipids (or vice versa). If indicated (doubtful if you're 22), a statin is the only class that has valid outcome data for lipids. For htn, starting with a diuretic like hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) makes the most sense. Adding an ace or arb (as combination therapy), if needed, would be my next step. ...Read more

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I have dyslipidemia, triglycerides shoots more than 650 and LDL more than 280, I have hypertension too, am 30yrs male, how to lower by foods?

I have dyslipidemia, triglycerides shoots more than 650 and LDL more than 280, I have hypertension too, am 30yrs male, how to lower by foods?

Hyperlipidemia: I would recommend a mediterranean diet and seeing a doctor for medication also if you have additional risk factors for atherosclerotic disease. Your numbers are so high that i'm sceptical that diet alone would get your lipids into a good range. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

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