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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Skin Cholesterol Deposits

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Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Focus on Drivers: While xanthomas can be treated in various physical ways, as with most medicine, txs about symptoms, not health. Best check drivers because of many related issues. Rec: NMR particle test, optimize both LDL & HDL particle concentrations, e.g. Ldl 9 ?mol/l (not just chol, a sterol fat made by every cell & carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Skin Cholesterol Deposits (Definition)

Skin cholesterol deposits is a symptom in which a person has some small collections of cholesterol fat under the skin surface on some parts of the body. These may be ...Read more


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What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

High cholesterol: Cholesterol skin deposits, called xanthelasma, are associated with very high cholesterol levels in the blood. They can resolve with treatment of the cholesterol abnormality. ...Read more

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Please explain what herbal treatments would work for lowering cholesterol?

Please explain what herbal treatments would work for lowering cholesterol?

Depends: if cholesterol is mildly elevated and the pt is low risk then herbals may be fine. The higher risk pt with significantly higher cholesterol levels will most likely need a statin. some of the "natural " remedies include : plant stanols,Red rice yeast, garlic,fish oil, high fiber foods,Metamucil etc are some other non -pharmaceutical options. ...Read more

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Aged 64yrs male , suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown.Why ? Treatment?

Aged 64yrs male , suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown.Why ? Treatment?

Venous Insufficiency: You could have venous insufficiency/reflux. This is especially true if you have leg swelling at the end of the day & varicose veins. Your red blood cells get into your fat tissue & the cells that clean them up dissolve the red blood cells except the iron in them causing them to turn brown. Unfortunately there is little to do to reverse but you should be worked up for venous reflux specialist. ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

Nothing: Nothing that approaches the level of improvement provided by medicines. HOWEVER: diet, EXERCISE and weight loss are the ticket for a better lipid profile, independently of medications. Unfortunately: there are no shortcuts!!! ...Read more

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Is niaspan (niacin) a good treatment for cholesterol?

Is niaspan (niacin) a good treatment for cholesterol?

No: It's a weak agent in the doses that humans can tolerate and it lacks robust outcome data. A statin is preferred. Niacin is a second like agent for people who can't tolerate a statin. The combo of Niacin with a statin is particularly troublesome: http://www.Foxnews.Com/health/2013/02/28/niacin-statin-combo-tied-to-skin-muscle-side-effects/. ...Read more

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What kinds of treatment options are there if you have high cholesterol?

What kinds of treatment options are there if you have high cholesterol?

Lifestyle, meds: Depending on the severity of your cholesterol elevation, lifestyle modifications are usually recommended first. This includes regular exercise, weight loss, and eating a heart healthy diet. For more severe elevations, medications, such as statins, will likely be recommended as well. ...Read more

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Painful side effects with atorvastatin drug treatment for lowering cholesterol?

Painful side effects with atorvastatin drug treatment for lowering cholesterol?

Med side effects: Atorvastatin is a statin. Side-effects include muscular aches , inflammation, lft elevation. Dangerous toxicity such as outright rhabdomyolosis is rare (less than 0.05%), but muscle aches can occur in 10% patients. ...Read more

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Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Plant based: A plant based or vegetarian diet with plenty of fluids is the cornerstone. Attempt to attain or maintain ideal body weight. If that is insufficient, there are drugs that will also make a big difference. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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