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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...Read more


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Is it safe to do the Paleo diet for someone that has slightly high cholesterol & also has hypothyroidism? Any books that can be recommended?

Is it safe to do the Paleo diet for someone that has slightly high cholesterol & also has hypothyroidism? Any books that can be recommended?

Yes if done wisely: Yes, the Paleo Diet is safe for anyone to try, but it is crucial to eat only organic meats/dairy/eggs & wild seafood. I would eat primarily vegetables, fruits, nuts & seeds. Your cholesterol may decrease. I recommend The Paleo Approach by Sarah Ballantyne. See http://bit.ly/19XAX7E & http://bit.ly/1era8LT Due to hypothyroidism minimize raw cruciferous veggies like cabbage & broccoli (OK cooked). ...Read more

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Is it possible to have xantholasma and not have high cholesterol ?

Is it possible to have xantholasma and not have high cholesterol ?

Yes: If there is no family history of xanthelasmata it is likely to be associated with increased cholesterol. Common in asians and mediterranean cultures. ...Read more

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Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Not directly.: Although peanut butter itself doesn't directly cause gallstones, a diet high in fat and cholesterol and low in fiber does appear to play a role, among other factors. It would probably be good to cut back on the peanut butter if you are eating it all the time. ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to give young children the margarine that lowers your cholesterol absorption?

Can it be no problem to give young children the margarine that lowers your cholesterol absorption?

Not really: Plant sterol enriched foods are most useful for people with high blood cholesterol levels. In general, children (other than those with familial hypercholesterolaemia) and lactating or pregnant women do not need plant sterol-enriched products because it is not appropriate to reduce blood cholesterol in these situations. ...Read more

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Is it true that cinnamon can help with diabetes?

Is it true that cinnamon can help with diabetes?

Yes: Result of a study demonstrated that intake of 1, 3, or 6 g of cinnamon per day reduces serum glucose, triglyceride, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes and suggest that the inclusion of cinnamon in the diet of people with type 2 diabetes will reduce risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Study published 2003 american diabetic associatn. ...Read more

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Is it true that if somthing as simple as vitamin C and k2 supplemention can clear arteries read it in a danish study?

Is it true that if somthing as simple as vitamin C  and k2 supplemention can clear arteries read it in a danish study?

Needs more research: That would be nice but i haven't seen evidence that it's that simple. There is good evidence that vit k2 intake dramatically prevents cardiovascular disease & evidence from one study on rats that k2 can reverse atherosclerosis, but i don't know of any human studies showing reversal. I see vit c as preventing atherosclerosis but don't know of evidence it reverses it. What danish study? See comment:. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a positive RNP (slight elevation. Dr. Said high but not high enough) and have it just be fibromyalgia as the cause?

Is it possible to have a positive RNP (slight elevation. Dr. Said high but not high enough) and have it just be fibromyalgia as the cause?

FIBROMYALGIA LAB EVA: Yes, Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion . Topical Ultrasound usually relieves pain by improving blood flow to tender muscles. You need a second opinion labs recheck. X-ray and potential MRI If symptoms persist or worsen. Start a gluten free diet(whole approach.com/gutbliss.com) MEDS: Savella/Cymbalta/Lyrica. Supplements MG/UBIQUINOL/RESVERETROL. sleep study reveals Excess Alpha&lo REM ...Read more

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Is it true that tea might not be good for someone with septal defect?

Is it true that tea might not be good for someone with septal defect?

Tea: Tea and its components (especially caffeine) will have no effect on someone with a septal defect. ...Read more

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What to do if i heard that diabetes effects whether or not a woman can have kids. Is that true?

What to do if i heard that diabetes effects whether or not a woman can have kids. Is that true?

Depends: Severe diabetes with it's multi-system effects can make pregnancy less likely or a health risk to the mother.However, a woman with diabetes can become pregnant & if well managed can have a relatively normal pregnancy.This often takes coordination between the diabetes team/ob & receiving pediatrician. Infants of diabetics are at risk of a variety of medical problems at birth. Many do quite well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have pancretisis and not have a high amylase?

Is it possible to have pancretisis and not have a high amylase?

Yes: A person with chronic pancreatitis may have lost enough of the pancreatic tissue that increase in serum amylase does not reach diagnostic levels due to exhaustion of the gland. ...Read more

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I heard that eating fish with dairy like milk is not good Is this true؟. And cause of leprosy?

I heard that eating fish with dairy like milk is not good Is this true؟.    And cause of leprosy?

Leprosy: If the fish does not have high mercury count & comes from a clean water source it is likely fine. If the milk is pasteurized & has been properly kept - it should be fine. The two can be ingested together. This is not a cause of leprosy. 95% of people are immune to Leprosy. Leprosy is caused by prolonged, direct contact (most likely nasal droplets) w someone who is infected. ...Read more

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I heard that too much sugar actually leads to diabetes. I also heard that only obesity leads to diabetes. Which one is correct or are both?

I heard that too much sugar actually leads to diabetes. I also heard that only obesity leads to diabetes. Which one is correct or are both?

Both: Medicine and health is very complex. Outcome is always (or almost always) polypotent. Our body is the system that is built and function on the priciple of balance of many factors. Any factor that is out of balance may lead to problem/disease. ...Read more

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My blood pressure is not that high but i could possibly have pkd. Is it ok for me to take pre workout such as nitraflex or just avoid creatine?

My blood pressure is not that high but i could possibly have pkd.  Is it ok for me to take pre workout such as nitraflex or just avoid creatine?

PKD?: Do you have a family history of pkd? If you think you have pkd, ask your physician to order a renal ultrasound (u). If you have it, it will show up on the u. If you don't, the u will allay your fears. Then you can do as you please. Good luck. ...Read more

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High Cholesterol (Definition)

High amounts of cholesterol (a fat made by ...Read more