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What causes low HDL Cholesterol (35) for 57+ yr female while the other components are normal (total: 155 LDL: 98, TG: 114) ? How to improve it ?
HDL, or high density lipoprotein, is a molecule in the body that is responsible for the transport of lipids (fats) from various organs including blood vessels back to the liver for processing and possible elimination. Because it helps prevent accumulation of lipids in blood vessels, HDL cholesterol is ...Read more
For 43 yr old male, can high LDL like 160 and low HDL like 34 be considered 2 risk factors for heart disease or it's one risk factor ( cholesterol)?
Can arteriosclerosis be a reason to have erectile dysfunction although I have normal ldl, low hdl, and normal total cholesterol, I have hypertension?
Hypertension,,: Hypertension is a very important reason for erectile dysfunction. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is very often associated with impotence or erectile dysfunction. One of the ways it may contribute to this is by arteriosclerosis or thickening of the small arteries and arterioles in the body. It's wise to see your doctor to get the blood pressure under control for this and more important reasons. ...Read more
My cholesterol is low at 99. My LDL and HDL are also both low. HDL 34.6. LDL 46. Triglycerides 86. Should I be concerned?
No. Low LDL is good.: Try raising HDL. Look for foods with monounsaturated fats (olive oil, etc.). Read up on such foods on nutrition websites. Avoiding sugars and simple starches should help raise HDL (good cholesterol). Fruits have a lot of sugar, and most breads are simple starches. Protein such as chicken breast, pork loin (whiter meat), and tofu can be eaten instead of carbs. Exercising will also raise the HDL. ...Read more
My non-hdl cholesterol is considered too low. Hdl-c is 77, ldl-c is 75 (vldl 13/ldl 62), total c is 152. Could this contribute to sarcopenia?
Low HDL my husband just got his bloodwork results back and our doctor wrote that his HDL levels are a bit low (41) (total cholesterol-148, triglycerides-44, and ldl-98). He is underweight for his height(150 lbs 6'4"), does not smoke and is not seditave, s
Given : Given your husband's lack of obesity, lack of smoking, and non sedentary existence, i doubt that you have much to worry about. Only if he has a strong family history of premature coronary disease would i be worried. Niacin can boost hdl. Over the counter preparations are generally not as effective as prescription preparations and are subject to the same serious side effects as the prescription drugs. Niacin is best used under the careful guidance of a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my husband having low HDL but normal LDL and very high tryglycerides and he is skinny person and BMI is perfect... Y this is happening for him ?
29 yo women. what causes low HDL (0,85) ? My LDL (2,15) is normal and triglycerides little bit high (1,74 should be 1,70).
What should I do ?
Possible for a 210lb,35yo,5ft,smoker with BP of 130/90, 220chol, low hdl, high LDL to have normal stress echo?
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