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How do I lower colestoral?

How do I  lower colestoral?

Diet & Medications: Cholesterol is important because it is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Total cholesterol, LDL ("bad"), and HDL ("good") are measured on blood work. Cholesterol levels are due to both diet and bodily production (genetics/family history). So a low cholesterol diet and exercise can help blood levels but many times statin medications are also needed. Talk to your health professional. ...Read more

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How to lower thyroidl?

Family practice : You need to find the cause. Need to see a dr and be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Causes of hotness of the lower abfomen?

Possible infection: There are many possible reasons for this and more information is needed to help guide you. If the skin is hot and red, this could related to a skin infection called cellulitis which normally requires antibiotic treatment. If the symptoms are more internal, it could be related to a urinary tract infection. I would recommend having your medical provider examine you and advise on treatment. ...Read more

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Lower my cholesteral?

Lower my cholesteral?

Cholesterol: Diet and exercise is the first step, but if this is not successful, then medications. Look into the mediterranean diet. ...Read more

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How to decrease pennis?

How to decrease pennis?

Please explain: Do you want your penis to be smaller or to decrease number of erections? Circumcision can make your penis a little smaller if you are uncircumcised. An ice pack or cold water can acutely shrink your penis, if necessary. ...Read more

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I have lower backmache?

I have lower backmache?

See below: These kinds of symptoms can only be adequately evaluated by your doctor in person through a physical examination. You should make an appointment. ...Read more

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Lower my tryglicerides ?

Lower my tryglicerides
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Dietary changes : Agree with dr garnier- you may beed to discuss meds with your dr. But also cut down on carbohydrates and alcohol, as both can increase your triglycerides. Discuss with your dr screening for diabetes, as high triglycerides are frequently seen in people with uncontrolled blood sugars. ...Read more

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How to lower cholestrol?

How to lower cholestrol?

Cholesterol: Many approaches: avoid saturated fats & foods w/ much cholesterol; eat foods high in omega-3 fatty acids (good fats) &/or take fish oil supplements. Get rx for "statin" from pcp or other cholesterol-lowering medication. Increase fiber in diet to absorb cholesterol & prevent its being absorbed by body. Exercise to raise good chol (which helps lower bad). Eat fruits & veggies. ...Read more

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How to decrease cholesetrol?

How to decrease cholesetrol?

Reduce fats: Decreasing dietary fat intake and increasing aerobic exercise to optimize weight is a good starting point for reducing cholesterol levels. Some people are genetically predisposed to have elevated cholesterol despite lifestyle modification, and require medications. Great question, and good luck! ...Read more