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Doctor insights on: How Quickly Can Your Cholesterol Level Fall

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What is my cholesterol level?

What is my cholesterol level?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a sterol that is contained in human cell membranes. If cholesterol levels in the blood are too high it can cause risk for strokes, heart attack or peripheral vascular disease. Your cholesterol level can be determined with a simple blood test. ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level?

What is a normal cholesterol level?

See below: Target cholesterol levels Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl For ways to reduce cholesterol, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Under 200: a normal cholesterol level for your age is under 200mg/dl. 200-239 is borderline and 240 or higher is considered high ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Nee to look at more: Than just cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/lipid.aspx. ...Read more

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My cholesterol level is 5.3 is it ok?

My cholesterol level is 5.3  is it ok?

Likely ok: Your cholesterol level is just above the normal limit. You need to test all of your lipids, including HDL and triglycerides for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the recommended cholesterol level?

What's the recommended cholesterol level?

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 ┬Ámol/l). Cholesterol ?$, but misleading. ...Read more

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Can butter incease the cholesterol level?

Can butter incease the cholesterol level?

Not triglycerides: Grass fed butter will not increase your bad cholesterol (triglycerides). For more on fats, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/27/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/ ...Read more

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How can you reduce the cholesterol level?

How can you reduce the cholesterol level?

Physical activity: Remain physically active. 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. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What does someone's cholesterol level mean?

What does someone's cholesterol level mean?

Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol is one of several modifiable risk factors for arteriosclerosis (others: smoking, blood pressure, activity). Some levels of cholesterol are associated with low risk, others, high - thus it's measured with a simple blood test. ...Read more