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How To Reduce High Colestrol
Lifestyle changes: High cholesterol is partly hereditary and the extent you can control cholesterol by lifestyle changes can be limited. In some cases, medications are necessary. But lifestyle changes are still essential in the management of high cholesterol. As far as diet for cholesterol goes, you should eat more plant-based foods rich in monounsaturated fat while limiting saturated fat and cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more
I have high cholesterol. I care about a food and i practis usualy every day in gym. I am a not fat man. How to reduce my choesterol in natural way.
May not be an issue!: I don't know how high & subtypes.Half the people with serous coronary artery disease (CAD) have totally normal cholesterol while many with high cholesterol never develop heart disease! the real cause of CAD is inflammation, but if you have inflammation then high cholesterol increases risk. See http://www.Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
716?: I suspect that your real trouble is trigyceride, which may be dangerously high in the 3000 range which can cause pancreatitis. Immediately get a fasting lipid profile. If the real problem is triglyceride, get in to see your doctor immediately! it would be exceptionally uncommon for anyone to have a cholesterol of 716 in adulthood. Cj glueck md. ...Read more
Hi, my hubby is having high cholesterol dat is (277) how to reduce his cholesterol levels via diet nd exercise please help!
Nutrition & exercise: Before putting most anyone on medications, we typically offer non-pharmacologic options, assuming you can tolerate risk for short period of time. Diet & exercise can get you 10-15% reduction at most via therapeutic lifestyle changes (tlc). Therefore, go to http://cvdrisk.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/calculator.Asp to calculate 10yr risk. If it's >20%, then goal LDL is less than 100mg/dl & he may need drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See this link:: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/tab=indepth.Get a more detailed answer ›
Discuss with your MD: If you have diabetes and high cholesterol, you need to be under care of a competent physician. You will need to follow your doctors advice with frequent follow ups as needed. You will get advice about 1diet and exercise and weight loss of overweight 2meds if needed for reducing your high cholesterol and control of diabetes 3diabetic education about checking blood sugar 4follow ups 5 referals if nee. ...Read more
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