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Cholesterol Levels For Men Over 50
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?
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
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.
What's considered the best way to lower you cholesterol level naturally, and is the over-the-counter cholest-off any good?
Low fat diet: Low fat/ low chol diet may lower cholesterol but about 80% of the body's chol is made not ingested. Red rice yeast is natural, statin like and lowers cholesterol but since it is a "dietary supplement" it is not well controlled. Cholest-off is made from plant stanols and sterols and are unlikely to have dramatic cholesterol lowering effects. ...Read more
I've 10-15 lipomas in various sizes all over my body.some r painful when they r disturbed.my Cholesterol levels r low&I'm normal.how to reduce this?
Lipomas: Lipomas are non-cancerous growth of fat cells within a fibrous capsule, sometimes hereditary, often in multiple locations, unrelated to cholesterol or weight. They feel like small soft, somewhat mobile, lumps under the skin. The lumps are begnin but may become sore if traumatized or in an awkward spot where they are subject to constant irritation. Lipomas are removed surgically if bothersome. ...Read more
I am 50 years old female, weight 118 lb , hight 5.2, my cholesterol levels LDL is 470 and my triglycerides levels 615. What do you advise to me.
Diet and meds: You may have a genetic component to your high lipids, you will need medications, you can start with 4000 mg of omega-3 fish oil a day, avoid cholesterol rich foods, eat foods that help lower your cholesterol level (fiber, oatmeal, soy beans, extra virgin olive oil, nuts, and fish rich in omega-3), make sure you cut simple carbohydrates (sugar, high fructose corn syrup) and get tested for diabetes. ...Read more
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