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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 ?

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
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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 more

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Can I have a stroke or should I be worried of having chd at age 27 with atryglceride level of 209 and total cholesterol level of 267? I just found out

Can I have a stroke or should I be worried of having chd at age 27 with atryglceride level of 209 and total cholesterol level of 267? I just found out

Need to know more: As triglyceride (tg) levels increase the number of LDL particles (ldl-p) is characteristically high. When ldl-p is high cardiovascular risk is elevated regardless of of ldl-c levels. To better assess your lipoprotein status i recommend checking lipoprotein particle numbers (ldl-p and hdl-p). ...Read more

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I'm 22yrs old and have been prescribed simvastatin. What is the typical cholesterol level woman my age start this prescription and what are side effects?

I'm 22yrs old and have been prescribed simvastatin. What is the typical cholesterol level woman my age start this prescription and what are side effects?

See below: The issue is best addressed with the doctor who prescribed the medication. See this for information about this drug. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a692030.html. ...Read more

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Hello Sir I am suffering from hypercholestrolmia my cholesterol level is 390+ my age is 23 yrs, my weight is 50 kgs, my height is 5.6'. If I use any medicine to reduce my cholesterol level I get weight loss and weakness. Kindly help me and suggest me some

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Sir I am suffering from hypercholestrolmia my cholesterol level is 390+ my age is 23 yrs, my weight is 50 kgs, my height is 5.6'. If I use any medicine to reduce my cholesterol level I get weight loss and weakness. Kindly help me and suggest me some

Elevate cholestrol: That is high follow up with a cardiologist statins should help as well as other medications(Zetia, Niacin, fibrates. You may need more than 1 medication and a diet as well. oatmeal, fish oil can help but you need to follow with a cardiologist as medication may l be the mainstay http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc/treatment ...Read more

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Sir, homocysteine level is 28.5, also having glucose 120, 240, cholesterol 245. C5-c6 disc were operated. Multiple infarct in brain.Age 44, severe headache?

Sir, homocysteine level is 28.5, also having glucose 120, 240, cholesterol 245. C5-c6 disc were operated. Multiple infarct in brain.Age 44, severe headache?

Multiple issues: First thins you should do is lower your cardiovascular disease risk factrods. See your dr and get on metformin, statins, Aspirin and/or blood thinner, and possibly beta blocker & an ace inhibitor. Discuss optimal weight & diet with your doctor. May need MRI brain to evaluate the severe headaches. ...Read more

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What are good cholesterol levels?

What are good cholesterol levels?

LDl50TRI: Ldl less than 100 hdl more than 50 triglycerides less than 150. ...Read more

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How can you test cholesterol levels?

How can you test cholesterol levels?

Fasting lipids: You should fast for at least 8 hours and then have blood drawn for total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL (good) cholesterol, and LDL (bad) cholesterol. The results need to be interpreted by a physician who also knows your detailed medical background in terms of whether you have hypertension, diabetes, heart/kidney disease, obesity, as well as smoking and family history. ...Read more

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What to do for high level cholesterol?

What to do for high level cholesterol?

Diet and Statin: Things you can do include a weight reducing diet (if obese), avoiding animal fats, try take control or benechol margarines, and use metamucil. Most people will also need a statin drug like simvastatin, Lipitor (atorvastatin) or Crestor to get their LDL (bad) cholesterol to goal. These reduce cholesterol by 40-60% and are proven to reduce heart attacks and strokes by up to 50%, and save lives. ...Read more