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Dr. Andrew Berry
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I have a patient that has acute pancreatitis from hyperlipedemia and lab values are out of wack why? (high wbc, low rbc, low hematocrit, low sodium, high chloride)

I have a patient that has acute pancreatitis from hyperlipedemia and lab values are out of wack why? (high wbc, low rbc, low hematocrit, low sodium, high chloride)

Pancreatitis: Pancreatitis can give all those abnormal labs, however very high level of lipid can lead to pancreatitis and abnormal blood test. It is crucial to consult a pancreas expect who will repeat and analyses those labs and will request further imaging. ...Read more

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What does having hyperlipidemia mean?

What does having hyperlipidemia mean?

See below.: Hyperlipidemia refers to elevated cholesterol and/or elevated triglycerides and low HDL (good cholesterol). These abnormalities are important because the increase the risk of developing vascular disease over time. They are especially important in patients with other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, cigarette smoking and family history of premature heart disease. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hyperlipidemia?

See below: You may consult this site for info on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/cholesterol-management/hyperlipidemia-overview#1 ...Read more

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How is is familial hyperlipidemia 2A different fm 2B and other types?

See below: 2A has excess LDL and 2b has excess LDL and VLDL.
Consult this site for more information.
http://www. Gpnotebook. Co.uk/simplepage. Cfm? ID=x20020617063512021840
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, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hyperlipidemia?

What is the treatment for hyperlipidemia?

Diet exercise & Meds: Treatment is geared to the type of hyperlipidemia. The general modalitie are diet low in saturated fats and carbohydrates, weight loss throug diet and exercise, treatment of underlying illness, e.g., diabetes, hypothyroidism; use of drugs such as statins. Additional drugs may be added depending on the response. ...Read more

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What is a hyperlipidemia & dyslipidemia test?

What is a hyperlipidemia & dyslipidemia test?

Blood Test: It is a blood test when you check following
TotaIol Cholesterol
LDL Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
Triglyceride Level
Some lipid panels as the test is called also provide more detailed information on the presence and sizes of fat particles in the blood ...Read more

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How can I exercise with bradycardia and hyperlipidemia?

Bradycardia-: Resting bradycardia in itself is not necessarily a problem with exercise. As long as there is no underlying cardiac elecrtical conduction problem, the heart rate should increase appropriately with exercise; if it does not, then something else is going on. People with hyperlipidemia should always exercise, if there is no contraindication, as routine exercise improves cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dyslipidemia and hyperlipidemia?

Lipidemia: Dyslipidemia is a nonspecific term for abnormalities of the blood lipids. Hyperlipidemia is a dyslipidemia with too much lipid. ...Read more

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What are the treatment options for someone with hyperlipidemia?

See: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol-medications/art-20050958

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What is best advise for patients with familial hyperlipidemia 2A?

Talk with your PCP: Best to discuss with your primary care provider - A good plant-based diet and regular exercise possibly combined with medication or supplements would be good place to start ...Read more

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What's the difference between hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia?

What's the difference between hyperlipidemia and hypercholesterolemia?

Type of lipids: Hypercholesterolemia refers to high blood cholesterol. Hyperlipidemia refers to abnormal levels of cholesterol or triglyceride. While the two overlap, they are distinctly different. Classically, there are 6 different types of hyperlipidemia (types i, iia, iib, iii, iv, v) depending on the specific lipoprotein abnormality present. ...Read more

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Are hypothyroidism and hyperlipidemia related?

Are hypothyroidism and hyperlipidemia related?

Yes: Your metabolism is slower with hypothyroidism. This will slow down your body's ability to clear or break down cholesterol effectively, leading to higher cholesterol level. ...Read more

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Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Hyperlipidemia: Is essentially high cholesterol. Diabetes is a distinct disorder. Some folks have one or the other and you appear to have both. Both need to be treated. Please see your doc who can help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the tests for hyperlipidemia?

Many possibilities: There are many lipid tests available, but the strongest evidence indicates that a total cholesterol and an HDL (good cholesterol) is a good start, and this can be done without fasting. A standard lipid panel is another option, and includes these two plus triglycerides and LDL (bad cholesterol) levels, and requires at least an 8-hr fast. For more info, see the guidelines on www. Provenhealthways. Com. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hyperlipidemia?

No symptom: Hyperlipidemia itself will not cause any symptoms. But once it cause pathological change in different organs in certain degree of damage, different kind of symptom will happen depending on what organ is affected. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hyperlipidemia?

Is there a cure for hyperlipidemia?

Depends: If the hyperlipidemia is fairly mild, weight loss, diet and exercise can cure it. If it is severe, particularly if you have a genetic predisposition, then it cannot be cured. In that case, diet, exercise, and weight control are still very important to help control the hyperlipidemia, and supplements can play a role as well. Medication is often necessary however. ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Lifestyle: My two colleagues have advised you well. Nothing you can buy in a "health store" will help you with lipids / overall health nearly so much as going out and exercising, and eating sensibly. ...Read more

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Can type II diabetes and hyperlipidemia affect GGT results?

Can type II diabetes and hyperlipidemia affect GGT results?

Yes: Diabetes and certain medications may affect the results. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003458.htm. ...Read more

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What can I do for my hyperlipidemia without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my hyperlipidemia without going to a doctor?

Hyperlipidemia: You can change your lifestyle. Eat low cholesterol diet, loose wight if you are obese, exercise regularly. That may or may not bring youe LDL down. It depends on how high the total cholesterol is, ldl, hdl, and triglyceride level. ...Read more

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Can people have hypertension, hyperglycemia, and hyperlipidemia use food for long term cure?

Can people have hypertension, hyperglycemia, and hyperlipidemia use food for long term cure?

DIET: Great question: optimal diet is DASH Diet: low salt, low saturated fat, low cholesterol, 8 servings of colored fruit and vegetables daily, \low refined carb; low bread; no sugar; whole grains and low animal protein (4 - 5 oz per day of very lean meat, fish, poultry only). Don't smoke. Drink 3 liters fluid per day. Minimize caffeine. Add omega 3. Achieve ideal weight. Exercise twice daily. ...Read more

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Which of the complication of diabetes mellitus is not directly associated with hyperlipidemia?

Neuropathy: Renal impairment, retinopathy & CAD (independent of cholesterol). ...Read more

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What other options does someone have who has hyperlipidemia but has statin intolerance? BTW CoQ10 does nothing to help with the statin side-effects.

Hyperlipidemia: Other options include Zetia, (ezetimibe) Niacin, yeast extracts, gemfibrozil, questran and probably a couple of older meds I've forgotten. And of course diet and exercise. ...Read more

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What is hyperlipidemia?

Elevation of lipid: Hyperlipidemia is a term defined as some components of lipid higher than normal range. Like elevation of total cholesterol, triglyceride, ldl, vldl and lp (a). ...Read more

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Hyperlipidemia (Definition)

Also known as "high choresterol, " this is a condition when you have extra fats, also known as lipids, in your blood. These extra fats can increase your risk of heart disease, ...Read more