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How to control cholesterol?

How to control cholesterol?

Depends: Depends on your age, other risk factors, and severity of cholesterol elevation. The first step is healthy life style: fruits and vegetables and daily exercise avoiding animal fats in particular and large amount of any fat in general. Get to and maintain ideal body weight if possible. If that fails and your risks are high, medication may be indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Lipid (Definition)

Are fats that are found ...Read more


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How to control cholestosis?

How to control cholestosis?

Tricky: I think you meant to ask about cholestasis which is the reduction or stoppage of bile flow...Right? If so, avoid any substance that is toxic to the liver, like alcohol & tylenol, (acetaminophen) and other medications (if you don't know them, ask your md). ...Read more

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How to control your cholestrol?

Science and Learning: This answer would take up a whole textbook. I bet you can learn a lot on webmd or the natioinal institutes of health. But this question is an impossible one for this forum. ...Read more

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How to control high cholesterol?

How to control high cholesterol?

Depends: More information is needed about total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. There are drugs that can reduce cholesterol levels. You can also try life style modifications. It would be prudent to see a doctor for treatment specific for you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How to figure out my lipid profile test results?

How to figure out my lipid profile test results?

Test results: have a meaningful conversation with a competent medical primary practitioner ...Read more

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How to control high cholestarol?

How to control high cholestarol?

High Cholestrol: Avoid animal fat which is the source of bad cholesterol, try to lose weight if you are overweight. Walk every day an hour. If all these do not work, you need to see your pcp. You might need prescription medication. ...Read more

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Best drug to control blood sugar level?

Best drug to control blood sugar level?

Best way lower sugar: Exercise, and low carbohydrate diet. Eating a low sugar and low calorie diet combined with regular moderate exercise is the absolute first thing to do to lower one's sugars. Then medication is determined based upon your blood sugar and health history. ...Read more

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How to change HDL and LDL levels?

How to change HDL and LDL levels?

HF/LC ↓BodyFat &Meds: Low fat theory by ancel keys; long promoted; opposite evidence. ? & efficient body fat is healthy. Ldl & HDL are complex particles, 80-100 proteins/particle: transport all fat molecules in h20 outside cells. Each LDL particle carries thousands of cholesterol, triglyceride, phospholipid & other fat molecules. Cholesterol often misleading, get NMR particle test. Statins?ldl niacin?hdl, carbs?ldl?hdl. ...Read more

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How do hormones, glucagon and insulin work together to control blood glucose levels?

How do hormones, glucagon and insulin work together to control blood glucose levels?

In tandem: They work in tandem, with Insulin lowering blood sugar when needed and glucagon raising it when needed. However, in type 2 diabetes glucagon is stimulated inappropriately, raising glucose even further when it's already elevated. ...Read more

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How to control cholestrol level through diet , without medicne?

How to control cholestrol level through diet , without medicne?

Cholesterol: Despite the other physician's answer there is little to give you here without specifics. There are five types of cholesterol problems and there are very different approaches. To give you accurate advice we need the break down of the major components. ...Read more

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My cholesterol level above 500. How to control. Do I need to go for angioplasty?

My cholesterol level above 500. How to control. Do I need to go for angioplasty?

Elevated TC.: Need understanding of your cholesterol subtypes. Total cholesterol (TC) = LDL + HDL +TRIG/5. To get TC that high generally requires very high TRIG. This may need to be treated to lower below 1000 range. But LDL is primary target of therapy. LDL may or may not need treatment based upon your other risks for coronary disease. Medication is in your future but angioplasty is not. ...Read more

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How does testosterone change glucose and lipid metabolism?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Indirectly: If you dont have enough testosterone, you might end up w/too much fat & not enough muscle. Then as a result of excess fat, your glucose & cholesterol will be too high. ...Read more

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Need info on diabetes and relationship to high cholesterol. Can one drug treat both?

Need info on diabetes and relationship to high cholesterol.  Can one drug treat both?

Yes: Most diabetics tend to have high cholesterol. When one has diabetes the risks of a heart attack increases because of its association to increased level of cholesterol. There is a new drug called welchol (colesevelam). It has lipid lowering effect and also helsp in lowering bs. It is not the first line of drug choice. If your diabetes is not that bad and your cholesterol is elevated welchol (colesevelam) may certainly. ...Read more

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How to manage my cholesterpl level?

Please Clarify: I would need the lab results to give you any valid advice. ...Read more

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What is the best pill to raise HDL cholesterol level?

What is the best pill to raise HDL cholesterol level?

Niacin or Niaspan (niacin): Do not use the no-flush as it doens't work. Also, do not take Niacin or Niaspan w/o talking to your doctor. Like all medicines, you must be monitored while on niacin/niaspan. ...Read more

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Sgot-46 and sgpt-94 how to control these levels.

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Sgot-46 and sgpt-94 how to control these levels.

Depends on cause: Elevation of SGOT and SGPT is due to ongoing liver injury and can occur from several reasons, Hepatitis B or C, alcohol, fatty changes, autoimmune diseases and other reasons. Normalization of these enzymes depend on the cause and treatment specific for that cause. You should see a liver doctor, a hepatologist, to determine the cause of elevation. ...Read more

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Do you know what two hormones interact to control the blood glucose levels?

Do you know what two hormones interact to control the blood glucose levels?

More than 2: Hi. The classic blood glucose (BG) regulating hormones are: insulin (the only hormone that LOWERS BG, and 4 hormones that RAISE BG - glucagon, cortisol, epinephrine, and growth hormone. Ain't endocrinology GRAND?! ;-) ...Read more

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I'm type1 diabetic, on novolog and Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression. Will this affect how my birth control pills work ?

I'm type1 diabetic, on novolog and Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression. Will this affect how my birth control pills work ?

It Shouldn't: But your doctors should each know all of the medications and supplements, etc. That you take. This provides everyone with an opportunity to notice possible interactions and find alternatives. There should not be a problem, but do mention it. Best! ...Read more

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What to eat to control prolactin level?

What to eat to control prolactin level?

Good healthy diet: There is nothing you can eat that will alter prolactin levels. Why are they elevated? Have you been evaluated by your doctor, looking for pituitary tumor, hypothyroidism, medicine side effects, etc.? There is medication that can lower prolactin if necessary, but get your evaluation first. ...Read more