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Decaffeinated Tea Ldl Cholesterol
Wouldn't: Fasting is fasting, unfortunately. Water would be fine, but that's it. Some herbal teas may have ingredients that could affect your results. ...Read more
Blood test: By doing a blood test to check for cholesterol level, if you have a high cholestrol you should start finding ways to lower it either by life style modification alone or combined with meds and this decision will be made when you discuss the test results with your doctor. ...Read more
The whole truth: The truth is: it raises it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not really: Very low LDL cholesterol levels (less than 40) can occur genetically (hypobetalipoproteinemia), in which case such low values are present from birth, or in response to medical therapies. In both settings individuals have normal development, sexual function, and show no specific adverse effects. Low levels are sometimes noted due to severe illness (cancer, etc), but that is a different issue. ...Read more
HIGH HDL=Good!: If you Hdl is high, that is good, and can decrease your overall risk for heart disease. Our LDL as noted is stable at 86, but now there is new data to suggest you should get a risk calculation based on some other factors. See your dr. For a good eval and discussion as to whether you need any medications, etc. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my cholesterol is 189, HDL 38, ldl3.6, direct LDL 136 am I to close to the danger?
No, but could do: Better. Ideally LDL should be below 130 and HDL should be above 40.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. ...Read more
Lifestyle: Late last fall, American Heart Association & American College of Cardiology published 4 guidelines on treating & preventing heart disease. The one involving cholesterol got biggest press & continues to stir controversy. However, goal isn't so much to lower cholesterol as it is to treat & prevent heart disease. So focus on therapeutic lifestyle modifications eg regular exercise & good nutrition. ...Read more
My creatinine is. 8 and my NON-HDL CHOLESTERO isL 140 while my LDL Cholesterol is 121. concerning? Thank you
Hi, Creat of 0.8 is normal for your age although it's nice to know ur GFR.
To evaluate your Cholesterol one needs to know about your family history, also history of any illness that you might have including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and also history of smoking and your race, if you don't have any of these illnesses and not smoking then your LDL is good for your age. ...Read more
What are chances of a mi with (cholesterol 175) -- (trigliprides 36)-- (-hdl 59)-- (a1c 6.3%). Ldl/hdl ratio 1.84 just curious?
Perfect cholesterol: These are perfect....Waning low risk numbers for a cholesterol panel. It would appear that you have little to no risk from cholesterol plaques. ...Read more
Lipoproteins.: Ldl (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein) are types of cholesterol. Ldl is so-called "bad cholesterol" because it increases the risk of heart disease by causing hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis. Hdl is considered "good cholesterol" since it removes cholesterol from the walls of arteries. ...Read more
ANY DOC=LDL order: Any doctor can order an LDL cholesterol (as part of a lipid panel: ldl, hdl, total cholesterol, triglycerides) but usually your primary physician orders the lab and can counsel you on the results. If you are seeing a cardiologist for any reason they will follow your lipid panel closely. The cardiolgists in my town prefer that the primary care doctors order/manage the results. Ldl goals vary. ...Read more
No: I don't believe it would.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please consult this site for information on the topic.
http://www. Hsph. Harvard. Edu/nutritionsource/fats-full-story/ ...Read more