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Cholesterol Levels For Men Over 50
I am 24 years old man, have cholesterol level is 201mg/dl and sgpt is 94U/L
tested before having food
Is it normal or ?
94 IU/L not normal: Your total cholesterol level is acceptable at 201 mg/dl, but it would be significantly lower in many young men your age. The more concerning thing is the SGPT/ALT liver enzyme. It is about double the normal (usual normal is 10-40 IU/L). Liver inflammation from excess weight, medications, or alcohol intake are most common causes, but more serious hepatitis could be present. See your doctor:) ...Read more
I m 33 yr old man, my cholesterol level is 257.9, and sgpt(alt) is 51.1, which higher than normal, kindly suggest natural ways to overcome this..
See below: Your diet should be less than 25-30% of daily calorie from total fat. 7% from saturated fat, monounsaturated fat less than 10%, polyunsaturated fat less than 10% and less than 1% from trans fats and less than 300 mg of cholesterol. Avoid butter, margarine, hydrogenated oil, lard and palm oil. All the best. ...Read more
What does a highly sensitive C-Reactive protein (hs-CRP) level of a 4.7 indicate in a 50 year old man with high cholesterol?
Is high cholesterol more common in men? Is high cholesterol a condition that is more common in men than women?
High cholesterol: High chol. Is common in both women and men i would say yes to your question but do not know a study that has answered this. Both people can inherit this gene from your parents. The important thing is that if you have high chol. Get it treated. ...Read more
Dr high cholesterol in men have erectile dysfunction? My husband is 29 old last week we did cholstrl chkup, he have erection problm also.
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
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
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