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High Blood Pressure And High Cholesterol Diet
Im 63yrs old, suffering high blood pressure, high cholesterol, on a diet to lose 30kgs with Dr.who recommended Magrim caps, is it safe for me?
Your Choice: How much effort have I placed on lowering my weight? This is the first question to ask yourself. Give yourself an honest answer. If you are exercising daily and eating a balanced low calorie diet and you are still not losing weight, it is OK to look at other options. There is no medicine for weight loss without side effects. There is no surgery for weight loss without side effects. Introspection ! ...Read more
Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more
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
Low salt, low fat: Low salt, low fat.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do if I suffer from high blood pressure and high cholesterol what would be a good and safe workout?
Walking, aerobics: First and foremost, of course, is to speak with your internist and to get your cholesterol and BP down. As for exercise, if your blood pressure is under control, you should be able to perform whatever activity you choose (though you should clear this with your internist first). If your BP remains high, though, i would suggest activities that do not stress the heart as much, i.e. Walking/aerobics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
25 y/o healthy male with gout? What could cause gout in a 25 year old man with high blood pressure and high cholesterol?
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
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