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Cholesterol Chart By Age
The BMI chart: Age is only used for pediatric/youg adults, often calculated to age 18 or so. After this point, we only use height and wt to determine healthy vs not-healthy-wt ranges for both men and women. It is a rough estimate and provide you a guide to keep "ideal body wt" for better health. If you have specific concern about your wt/height vs age (we shrink in height with age), consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
In terms of?: There are growth charts with reference norms to determine if growth rate is normal. The chart isn't the problem if there is concern about accuracy. Kids have to be measured with a stadiometer (shoes off) to get accurate height info. If it still doesn't seem right the stadiometer may need to be calibrated to make sure it's accurate. ...Read more
Here's one: http://www.bmicalculatorforfemales.us/.Get a more detailed answer ›
Females : For a woman the formula is 100 pounds for 5 ft tall and 5 pounds for each inch there after ( 160 would be the answer) for a man the formula is 106 pounds for 5ft tall and 6 poundsfor each inch there after. ( he would be 178 plus a margin of 10% for frame size equals 161-195lbs). ...Read more
Preterm baby 29week gestational age his age know 25days corected age 32weekand4days his haemoglobin 11, 3gm can I start ferrous drops at this age?
Sure!: Term babies have enough iron stores from mom that usually do not need iron supplementation. Premature babies, however, have much lower stores and need extra iron to prevent what is called 'anemia of prematurity.' this is also a common age to develop a normal drop in hemoglobin, which is usually not harmful. Talk to your doctor to find out how much iron should be added, since it is based on weight. ...Read more
How to get rid of xanthelsma under eyes. Age 28yrs weight 82 kgs height 5'11 inch. Cholesterol level 240?
See below: Wasn't sure if you were asking about native americans or those from india. Check out below for those from india: http://www.Mohanraohospital.Com/heightweightchart.Html. ...Read more
My 12 year old son has a regularly high BP of 140/70 height 167 wt 94kgs family history of high BP and cvd?
Obese: Based on the measurements of 167 cm and 94 kgs at 12 years old, his bmi is >99th percentile at 33.7. This means he is obese, not just overweight. This is a huge health risk for him and is probably the reason for his high blood pressure. It is difficult, but he really needs to start losing weight. This is a slow process that involves lifestyle changes (diet and exercise). A nutritionist can help. ...Read more
No such thing: Even for young adults, these are subscience. At any adult age, the best weight is what looks and feels right to the person and enables them to do the things they enjoy -- hopefully including some fitness activities. An older person needs adequate muscle but fat isn't an asset. Don't target a number, target a level of fitness and function. ...Read more
Initially, from LMP: The edc (estimated date of "confinement") is based on the first day of the last menstrual period. But the edc may be adjusted on the basis of early ultrasound exams which can pinpoint the due date to plus or minus less than one week. Ultrasound dates are based on fetal measurements. Hope this helps. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Piles or hemorrhoids: are normal veins that everyone has but can become symptomatic ant any age , any sex from constipation, diarrhea or straining of any kind. They are meant to last a lifetime so if they are symptomatic first determine the reason and correct that before rushing off for a hemorrhoid operation or procedure. ...Read more
Diet & exercise: Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes five times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol. Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can height grow 2 to 3 inches after 23 years of age for women? weight is 48 kgs. current height 5'2''
No: women's growth curve stop between 14 and 17 on a very ...Read more
Eat right: 1) Avoid saturated fat (Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Hot Dogs, Butter, Cheese, etc). 2) Exercise 45 min a day, 5 times a week 3) Eat high fiber foods (oat bran, wheat bran, whole wheat everything) Check out the mayo clinic website: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol/art-20045192 Also, visit my website CardioGauge.com for heart health education. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: 219 is only a piece of the story. You must know the hdl. Some 18 year olds have a chol of 219 of which nearly half is the good (HDL) variety. (very low risk!) so get the rest of the data before deciding. If you need to help him/her lower their cholesterol, check out: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/tab=indepth - and see the "life style" section in particular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info but..: Not everyone with high cholesterol needs statins; it depends on how high and esp. on the subtypes of cholesterol. Statins can be toxic to the liver. See http://tinyurl.com/9x3n594 and http://tinyurl.com/2f9kg7d There are other ways to lower cholesterol: http://tinyurl.com/4o6n7e2 For good info on treating NAFLD see http://tinyurl.com/lf77ull ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Noticed in mar '13 (age 42) my serm cholesterol was 266mg/dl. Now in feb'14 its 250mg/dl. I'm not on any medication. What exercise can reduce it?
Total cholesterol: Is not as meaningful as ldl, or bad, cholesterol, and vldl, or second bad, cholesterol and hdl, or good, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels too. You need to follow all of these numbers, not just total cholesterol. Ask your doctor for specific advice. Also, your heartburn could be angina, so you really need to see your doctor. ...Read more
One risk factor of stroke. cholesterol total is 210.BP
110/75.Inactive for 2 months.Grand0/ had one at 60but wasn't healthy.Am I low risk?Rare?Age 28
Arcus senilis: Arcus can also be juvenile arcus or Schnyder central crystalline dystrophy( a genetic cholesterol dysfunction) .it may be confused wiht limbus sign whic his calcium deposit and may be a sign of elevated calcium in blood or hyperparathryoidism. May also be an iron line from tear pooling or Lasik /eye procedures. F/u/ w/ ophthalmology or optometry. ...Read more
No: All are within normal limits. To promote health have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more
Now/throughout life,: Now would be a good time to start getting tested. It's also good to do it periodically throughout your lifetime as cholesterol and it's components can increase over a lifetime. Best of luck. ...Read more
Assuming that erection problems are from high lipid numbers, could it be Completely reversed by lowering the cholesterol,excercising and diet?age:28
Cholesterol and ED: Lipid metabolism is an extremely important component of the overall picture of function and maintenance of erections. Erectile dysfunction can be one of the earliest symptoms seen and can help facilitate the diagnosis of a lipid disorder. As with all medications, you should consult your primary care clinician before embarking on a lipid lowering regimen.Uncertain how much function will be restored ...Read more
I had slightly elevated cholesterol for last 10 years Age 35 Total 200~240. Is there any test to access the damage i have done so far to arteries.
High cholesterol: Hi. Total cholesterol is a fairly uninformative number, and treatment decisions should not be based on it. It helps to know your overall profile. If "high" is due to HDL, no problem. If "high" is due to LDL, that is a risk for atherosclerosis. Are your triglycerides high or normal? Hi triglycerides correlate with low HDL, which is another risk for atherosclerosis. So without more information... ...Read more
When some1 age 25-30 has a MI,what is usually the cause?Is it cholesterol?If so how elevated is it?Recent norm stress/echo.I probably shouldn't worry?
Usually: If someone that young has a heart attack is related to genetics and/or drug use(like cocaine). Even person's with genetic cholesterol syndromes(nothing like you regularly see in the community), if and when they have early heart disease it tends to be in the 30s-40s. A normal stress test and echo always provide reasonable reassurance. Bigger question is why are you worried about heart disease? ...Read more
I ate unhealthy at a young age, but never had any problems like cholesterol and blood pressure. Am healthy now, but could child diet affectme late on?
Don't worry: There is a "pop" / government claim that the primary prevention of atherosclerosis must begin in early childhood with diet, simply because of the existence of fatty streaks -- tiny spots in arteries superficially resembling real disease and seen in all youngsters. Most of my fellow-pathologists discount this and believe these lesions are inconsequential. Adopt a fitness lifestyle now & it's moot. ...Read more
Age 16, T cholesterol 370mgh/dl , HDL 1.16, LDL 7.36, T Chol/ HDL ratio 7.91, sugar level normal.. Is this very high
Something isn't: adding up. Perhaps typo...your ID info says age 76, not 16. Total cholesterol is given in mg/dl (370 IS high), but other values in mmol/l. However LDL of 7.36 mmol/l (284 mg/dl) is QUITE high, too. Unfortunately your 1.16 mmol/l (44 mg/dl) HDL isn't very far into the protective range. Ratio is high. Notes say you have had heart stent so cholesterol needs to be much lower;need meds. Review with Doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to ask about my cholesterol count whether I need to take medications or not.
Is it common for a child to have high cholesterol by age 13, if his parents have mildly high cholesterol?
Not normal: Suggest consult with a nutritionist. Needs to be on an appropriate diet. Also seek out a local cholesterol expert, your child may need a cholesterol lowering medication sooner rather than later, but, only if cholesterol cannot be controlled by diet. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband blood results shows total cholesterol -220 , HDL -40 , LDL -154 is this counts normal for age 28 ?
No, Probably VeryBad: Bad values any age. Cholesterol is a fat made by every body cell & not best test, promoted because cheaper. Ldl particles are the primary driver of atherosclerosis; large-hdl can help prevent/regress. Ldl & HDL are lipoproteins, i.e. Protein particles which carry all fats in the water outside cells. Ldl is always in nmol/l, best <700, HDL in µmol/l, best large-hdl >10. See NMR particle test, <$100. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I faint when i exercise, my blood pressure, sugar and cholesterol are normal. Aged 23 male. What seems to be the problem?
How can a middle age 55 y/o male have 94 total cholesterol when parents were 300 and 260. Not on any special diet but do exercise some. ?
Luck of the draw: If is conceivable and likely that your parents were both heterozygotes for the bad gene and both their passed on the good copy to you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
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