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How to reduce high colestrol?

How to reduce high colestrol?

Lifestyle changes: High cholesterol is partly hereditary and the extent you can control cholesterol by lifestyle changes can be limited. In some cases, medications are necessary. But lifestyle changes are still essential in the management of high cholesterol. As far as diet for cholesterol goes, you should eat more plant-based foods rich in monounsaturated fat while limiting saturated fat and cholesterol. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

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


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If you have high colestrol and get pills for it how does the body seperate it out from the body, is it urin ?

If you have high colestrol and get pills for it how does the body seperate it out from the body, is it urin ?

You make less: The most popular cholesterol pills prevent you from making the stuff. This is simplistic but basically accurate. Other meds have other mechanisms of action. Cholesterol is a lipid so it's not water-soluble and won't be leaving in the urine. ...Read more

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Is the blood getting thicker with high colestrol?

Is the blood getting thicker with high colestrol?

Yes: Blood does thicken in response to a certain type of cholesterol-like compound, specifically triglycerides. When the levels of triglycerides are extraordinarily high, the blood becomes thick and can even appear milky. Do a google images search on "lipemic serum" if you want to see for yourself, but be warned; it's a little gross. ...Read more

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If patient have high colestrol level..What do for?

If patient have high colestrol level..What do for?

Diet, exercise, meds: The acceptable level of cholesterol depends on other cardiac risk factors and medical history. In general, lifestyle modification is recommended, if no other medical conditions, until LDL is over 190. This includes low fat, low simple sugar, high fiber, high vegetable diet, along with daily exercise, control of blood sugar (diabetes). Over that, statin, resins, or fibrate meds may be chosen. ...Read more

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Whst is right way to be calm down I have sugar and blood pressure and high colestrol

Whst is right way to be calm down I have sugar and blood pressure and high colestrol

Calming down: Isn't going to cure these problems. You need to be under medical supervision for these problems, or they will lead to cardiovascular disease for sure. Follow your doctor's advice, including all the meds he prescribed for you. ...Read more

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How come I have a colestrol clot at back of eye if a have not got high colestrol?

How come I have a colestrol clot at back of eye if a have not got high colestrol?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol is cholesterol no matter if it is high or low... Everyone has cholesterol and Chol contributes to plaque development... If it is high - you develop more plaque and quicker... Opposite if low and at a normal rate if average. In any case every one develops plaques except for the few genetically gifted people. You likely had a Chol emboli from carotid plaque rupture. ...Read more

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What is a high cholesterol?

What is a high cholesterol?

High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk. ...Read more

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How to remove high cholesterol?

How to remove high cholesterol?

Rx & diet: U need 2 c ur pcp and talk over the options which include exercise, rx, & diet. Then u need 2 stick 2 the program. ...Read more

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What does high cholesterol mean?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol is one of the fatty components found in the blood. When there is an excess amount of cholesterol in the blood stream, it correlates with the formation of atherosclerotic changes in the blood vessels. This predisposes the person to heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. Other problems also can be seen. As such we try and keep cholesterol low in the bloodstream. ...Read more

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How to decrease high cholesterol?

How to decrease high cholesterol?

VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: Cholesterol wrong focus; see many questions I have answered covering this topic. While "theory" that hi sat. Fat foods (started: 1953 by ancel keys) was the problem, evidence from research & actual clinical trials is opposite to this. Study: Big Fat Lies, McGovern's report, Mary Enig, Science for Smart People, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, NUSI.org, DietDoctor.com, Loren Cordain, Nora Gedgaudas, etc! ...Read more

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