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Is high cholesterol and high blood pressure irreversible?

Is high cholesterol and high blood pressure irreversible?

Could be controled: Hi blood-pressure and high cholesterol could be treated with lifestyle changes and medication. Sometimes the cause for high blood pressure could be identified and by treating the etiology blood-pressure will improve. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Are high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and diabetes all related?

Are high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and diabetes all related?

Yes but not directly: All three are tied to dietary changes and can be reversed with improved weight loss and increased exercise. Diet and exercise might still not be enough and medications might be needed. You should talk with your family doctor. ...Read more

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What's a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

What's a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

DASH diet: Best diet is dash: fruits: 4-5 servings/day vegetables: 4-5 servings/day whole grains or fiber: 6-8 servings/day dairy (low fat): 2-3 serving/day meat (lean): 2 servings/day lower dietary sodium intake low fat (<6% of daily calories) low cholesterol intake (<150 mg/day) low sodium intake (<2.4 grams/day) - http://goo.Gl/szdci. ...Read more

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Top food to eat with high blood sugar and high blood pressure?

Top food to eat with high blood sugar and high blood pressure?

Diet: Low fat, low salt, and low in simple charbohydrates(rice, potatos, pasta, bread).More whole grains, vegies, fruit, and lean protein. ...Read more

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High and low cholesterol numbers?

High and low cholesterol numbers?

See below:: Total cholesterol: <200, LDL <130, better if <100. Should be <70 if at high risk, HDL - for men should be >40, for women >50, triglycerides <150. For details see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/dsection=tests-and-diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can high blood sugar cause high blood pressure?

Can high blood sugar cause high blood pressure?

Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp. ...Read more

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Which is a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Which is a good diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat : A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables , nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure high LDL cholesterol diabetes high HDL cholesterol which one?

What to do if I have high blood pressure high LDL cholesterol diabetes high HDL cholesterol which one?

Of those you: Mentioned high HDL cholesterol is actually considered beneficial, the others should be treated with diet and exercise and prescription medications if necessary. ...Read more

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Which diet do I need to lower high cholesterol & high blood pressure?

Which diet do I need to lower high cholesterol & high blood pressure?

See below: Low on satureted fats.Also low salt. With perfect diet you can only lowe ryour cholesterol by 20-30%. ...Read more

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Could high blood cholesterol or high blood triglycerides create joint pains?

Could high blood cholesterol or high blood triglycerides create joint pains?

No association: There is no direct link between high cholesterol or triglycerides and joint pain. However, having extra weight and obesity can certainly put strain on the joints. Obesity is often associated with high cholesterol and triglycerides, so this could be the connection. ...Read more

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Is liver and onions healthy for someone with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Is liver and onions healthy for someone with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?

Not really: Someone is trying to sell you something. Liver's loaded with iron, but also cholesterol (way high) and is probably fried. The old story about onions preventing heart disease is simply made up. ...Read more

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Does everyone with high cholesterol and high blood pressure automatically have coronary atherosclerosis?

Does everyone with high cholesterol and high blood pressure automatically have coronary atherosclerosis?

No: Vascular diseases are multifactorial. However, not controlling your medical conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, etc. Can make you more prone to developing vascular problems, and clearly if you already have coronary or peripheral vascular disease, not managing these issues will lead to more rapid progression of the disease process. ...Read more

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Is lowering cholesterol good for low blood pressure?

Is lowering cholesterol good for low blood pressure?

No: There is no relation between the two and low blood pressure is not necessarily a bad thing anyway. ...Read more

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High sugar but low pressure?

Yes: Incontrolled blood sugar from diabetes have significant damaging effects to the autonomic nervous system which play a role in blood pressure control. ...Read more

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Diet for high blood pressure cholesterol and a stomach ulcer?

Diet for high blood pressure cholesterol and a stomach ulcer?

Diet fot HTN gut: Yes Do the DASH. Here is book number I recommend. ISBN 9780743410076 I specialize in high blood pressure and salt and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live. ...Read more

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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally Hi-Fat & Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles & carbohydrate foods ↑LDL ↓HDL ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more