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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 do I lower my cholesterol?

How do I lower my cholesterol?

Diet : Exercise and weight loss. Medications if unsuccessful depending on your risk factors. ...Read more

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How do I lower my cholstol?

How do I lower my cholstol?

Diet, exercise and: medication. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for a treatment specific for you. In general reducing intake of saturated fats, losing weight, and exercising are helpful. If that is not sufficient, prescription medications may be used. ...Read more

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How do I lower my LDL levels?

How do I lower my LDL levels?

Hatd work but possib: I would try diet exercise & weight loss first...If that's ineffective than medication could be considered. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my tryglicerides?

What can I do to lower my tryglicerides?

Many things: Low fat diet, regular aerobic exercise, high dose fish oil, control of blood sugar, and in some more severe cases, pharmacological intervention is required ( rx). ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my cholesterol level?

What can I do to lower my cholesterol level?

Niacin: Niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin b3) is the cheapest, safest, most effective lipid lowering substance there is. Niacin lowers total cholesterol, triglycerides, and ldl, and raises HDL ("good" cholesterol)--thus optimizing the lipid profile. The usual dose to achieve this effect is 1, 500-2, 000 mg per day. A non-flushing version of Niacin is inositol hexanicotinate (ihn). ...Read more

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How do I lower alt?

How do I lower alt?

Need to determine: Cause all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. Common causes of elevated alt are alcohol intake, hepatitis c infection, medication side effects and liver cell necrosis. If you drink, stop entirely for three months. Do not take acetaminophen/tylenol. ...Read more

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How do I lower my globulin?

Lower your globulin: I don't know of any reason why anyone would need to do that. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my total cholesterol?

What can I do to lower my total cholesterol?

Live better: Cholesterol has a genetic predisposition as well as lifestyle component. Improving your diet and exercising are key. Eat low glycemic is key b/c sugar can increase cholesterol as well. Eat good fats such as nuts in moderation, olive oil, avocados. Eat more plants, eat lean proteins, and exercise! use more fish oil to help. ...Read more

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What should I do to lower my cholesterol?

What should I do to lower my cholesterol?

Lower cholesterol: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. Perform cardio exercise on most days of the week. ...Read more

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How to I lower cholesterol?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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How to I lower cholesterol?

Wrong question 2 ask: Rather than focus on lowering cholesterol, focus on lowering vascular risk eg heart attack & stroke. Yes, cholesterol has an impact but many common & popular medicines lower cholesterol w/o lowering risk for heart attack & stroke, which begs the question why take them? If you smoke, quit. If you don't exercise, start. If you do, keep doing so. Eat right eg Mediterranean diet. See ur doc regularly ...Read more

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How can I lower cholestrol?

How can I lower cholestrol?

LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl =700 nmol/l, HDL =45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ?$, but misleading. ...Read more

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How do i lower my bloodpressure?

How do i lower my bloodpressure?

Treat high BP.: Hypertension can be treated without medication. Regular cardiovascular exercise, at least five days per week. DASH diet - salt intake less than 2000mg daily, fiber (50 grams daily for women and 70 grams daily for men), lean protein sources and complex carbohydrates. Stress reduction - meditation and such. Sleep 6-9 hours nightly. Don't smoke cigarettes - ever. ...Read more

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I am not overweight so how do I lower my cholesterol?

I am not overweight so how do I lower my cholesterol?

Try these: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. Stay physically active. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower my testostorone level?

What can I do to lower my testostorone level?

Diet/Reduce sleep: I ncrease your intake of soy by soy milk, tofu or other soy products reduce your sleep time, lack of sleep contributes to cortisol production and that lower your testosterone level avoid eating vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, radishes, turnip, cabbage, brussels sprout, these vegs reduce estrogen level and raise testosterone level reduce consumption of essential fatty acids from fish, oils, flaxseed. ...Read more

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How can I lower my tryglicerides?

How can I lower my tryglicerides?

Low Carb and Omega-3: Triglyceride is the reserve form of fat and in high level increases risk of heart disease, pancreatitis, etc. The best way to reduce it is by lowering processed starch, sugar as well as saturated, animal based fat. Taking high quality omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil, flax seed oil, krill oil) is also a must to reduce your triglyceride levels. ...Read more

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How do I lower my cholesterol ?

How do I lower my cholesterol
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Healthy Lifestyle: Lowering cholesterol starts with a healthy life style, getting plenty of fruits, vegetables & lean meats (chicken, fish) and exercising. If you are concerned about your cholesterol, you should see a doctor to get the levels checked. Depending on the level, you may need to go on a medication called a statin (ex lipitor). ...Read more

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How do I lower fevers?

How do I lower fevers?

Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (tylenol) is an excellent medicine for reducing fever. Ibuprofen works well also. If your fever is over 100.1f and isn't responding to medication, you should see your doc. ...Read more

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How do I lower my testosterone levels?

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Go see your doctor!: Before lowering your t level, tell you doc why you want it lower. S/he can offer you several different options although neither lower t directly. Instead, birth control pills raise sex hormone binding globulin which lowers free t while spironolactone acts as an anti-androgen. So rather than focus on lowering t, focus on desired outcome. Hope that makes sense. ...Read more

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How do lower my cjolostorol?

How do lower my cjolostorol?

Excercise: Diet, eat well control intake of fats, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables asvwel as fiber. Then take supplements like fish oil, Niacin and if still abnormal take a statin medication. ...Read more

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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 ?

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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

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Causes of lower abnominal pain?

Causes of lower abnominal pain?

Your question: is much to "general" for a rationale "answer" on this "platform" Be more specific...and give more details about the pain..EG LOCATION, CHARACTER (stabbing , burning etc) RADIATION (where does it start, does it travel??) PERIODICITY (how often, after meals?? etc) Ask again giving us more info! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How to lower trigycerides levels?

How to lower trigycerides levels?

Diet and weight: The key is weight loss, healthy diet, and exercise. Medications may be needed, but i would start with lifestyle changes. A good primary care doctor can help with this. ...Read more

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I have like a dimple in my lower spine?

I have like a dimple in my lower spine?

Dimple: A dimple on the spine area is common considering how the body develops embryologically. If this is on the lower spine it could be a pylonidal cyst. Those can get infected and need treatment. Double check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes you to have lower stomache pain?

What causes you to have lower stomache pain?

Abdominal pain : Causes of lower abdominal pain include but are not limited to: appendicitis, bladder infection or inflammation, inguinal hernia, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease, kidney stone or infection, cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, seminal vesicle inflammation, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, aortic aneurysm, injury & intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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Pains in the lower abdomon, and pains in the backby kidneys?

Pains in the lower abdomon, and pains in the backby kidneys?

Colic: Colic or abdominal pain is very nonspecific and may require a ctt scan and thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in my lower tummy always?

Pain in my lower tummy always?

Chronic abdominal: pain warrants medical evaluation. Take care.

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How can I lower my bp?

How can I lower my bp?

Lose : Weight, stop smoking, exercise, alcohol in moderation. Eat a diet low in salt and rich in fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Ways to naturally lower bp?

Ways to naturally lower bp?

BP: The best natural ways to lower BP would to eat a healthy low salt diet - full of fresh vegetable and fruits, as well as lead a stress free life hope this helps. ...Read more

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