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How do you lower sgot levels?

Depends on cause: If elevated SGOT is due to alcohol then stop drinking. If a medication has caused it then your physician will decide if the med needs to be decreased or discontinued. If due to nonalcoholic fatty liver then low fat, low carb diet + regular exercise + weight loss should help. If due to hepatitis b or c then treatment for the infection is indicated. If from hypothyroidism, treat with synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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What can you do to lower your cholesterol level in blood?

What can you do to lower your cholesterol level in blood?

Lifestyle changes: First treatment for high cholesterol is diet, exercise and weight loss which really means changes in lifestyle forever, all for the better. If the lipid profile is still abnormal, medicines can be considered, depending on other risk factors like age, family history, hypertension, diabetes, overweight. If a patient has suffered strokes or heart attacks. the decision to start medicines is more imper ...Read more

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What do you do when your creatinine level is elevated?

What do you do when your creatinine level is elevated?

Why do you ask?: If it's just from bodybuilding, ignore it. When I was lifting weights daily, I ran 1.6-1.8. Same applies if you've got a lot of muscle because you're overweight. Otherwise, get with your physician about why your kidneys may not be working to capacity. Very often it's meds -- ibuprofen is infamous. How's your BUN and urinalysis? Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can you do to reduce the glucose level in your body/blood?

What can you do to reduce the glucose level in your body/blood?

Diet: If you are diabetic it is a matter of diet and exercise. Weight loss improves glycemic response. ...Read more

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How do you lower glutamate levels?

How do you lower glutamate levels?

Mg, D3, Theanine, O3: Since calcium influx into brain cells is the primary mechanism that cause cell death from glutamate, it is necessary to block the glutamate (nmda) receptor with magnesium, vitamin d3, theanine from green tea & fish oil just to name a few. ...Read more

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How can you lower your adrenalin levels?

How can you lower your adrenalin levels?

Relax: Although there are rare tumors of the adrenal gland that make too much adrenaline, for most people it is stress/anxiety. Try to find a way to de-stress. Behavior therapy may help. Beta blocker drugs will block the effects of adrenaline and may be very helpful. Talk to you doctor about them. ...Read more

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How do you make your HDL cholesterol level go up? Exercise?

How do you make your HDL cholesterol level go up? Exercise?

Diet & exercise: Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes five times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol. Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my cholesterol level?

Can you suggest how to lower my cholesterol level?

Many ways.: There are many wonderful treatments for high cholesterol ranging from lifestyle intervention to nutritional supplements to medications. Combining therapies can have a synergistic effect. Your primary care doctor or lipidologist should be able to help you get started in the right direction. ...Read more

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How do you lower high THC levels?

THC: Stop ingesting / inhaling it. The thc level will lower over time. ...Read more

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How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

How can you lower your sgpt and sgot levels?

Liver or muscle ?: If you are taking cholesterol pills ...Lower the dose or stop them, and recheck levels. Otherwise the most common cause is prob. "fatty liver" ( in even mild overweight, in diabetics or metabolic syndrome) if the numbers are less than 100 and you have had them for several weeks or months. A liver ultrasound will confirm it. There is no proven treatment. Get tested for hepatitis a, b and c. Muscle? ...Read more

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What can you do when your blood sugar level is 397?

What can you do when your blood sugar level is 397?

See a doctor: A blood sugar level of 397 is considered high and needs to be taken seriously. Please see a doctor and follow their advise. You may need to be placed on medication. Don't wait to take care of this. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have gestational diabetes. How to lower my fasting blood glucose level during pregnancy?

What do you suggest if I have gestational diabetes. How to lower my fasting blood glucose level during pregnancy?

Lower Blood Sugar: I recommend consistent mild cardio exercise each day, eat low carb diet, but plenty of vegetables, including dark leafy greens, cruciferous vegetables, colorful vegetables, healthy fats like avocadoes, eggs, olive oil, nuts, lean proteins. ...Read more

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What can I do to improve my blood glucose levels?

What can I do to improve my blood glucose levels?

Best advice is to: Form a plan with a doctor and dietician: diet, exercise, and medication. Not a do-it-yourself project. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my sgpt level is 308.0 and my sgot level is 118.0. what do I need to do to lower the enzyme levels?

Liver damage: Thees are markers of liver damage, but don't tell the full story. You need to provide a full history of your risks (alcohol, toxins, metabolic state, exposures, etc.) and go from there to discover the likely cause of the damage so you can remove or treat it. In the interim, avoid things known to cause liver damage, like alcohol. ...Read more

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How might you lower cholesterol level quickly for test?

See below: No easy way you can fast and can vigously excercise and that might lower it enough for what you need. ...Read more

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How do you know if your iron level is too low?

How do you know if your iron level is too low?

Blood work: Need cbc, ferritin, transferin and serum iron. These will be off in varying degrees to make diagnosis. More common in women of reproductive yrs because of menses. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my potassium level?

Can you suggest how to lower my potassium level?

Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. If you have high potassium problems, you must consult nephrologist. Please see this website for info on low potassium diet. http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/potassium.cfm. ...Read more

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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more