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Medicine For Hyperlipidemia
Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my hyperlipidemia until I can see a doctor?
To answer your question we need to to know what are your levels and if you have other cardiovascular risk factors, like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease and you weight and height andbmi. If you bont have any other conditions you can wait to see your doctor for advice and there is no urgency.
Diet and exercise and eating low cholesterol diet you can do and omega three and flax seed can be bene. ...Read more
What are the best anti-hypertensive drugs to be given for a patient with hyperlipidemia (beta-blocker vs ACE inhibitor)?
Depends on co-morbid: Depends on other co-morbidities. That is, if hypertensive patient is also diabetic, then ACE inhibitor. If patient is hypertensive and has a history of coronary disease, then ACE inhib and beta-blocker given their secondary benefits, etc. Each patient is unique and the whole pic needs to be considered. ...Read more
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
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
There are basically three major kinds of Hyperlipidemias
1Familial or Genetic
They can also be be classified according to which lipid is elevated
Familial type is classifies Type1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Causes are Diabetese, caused by drugs like diuretics, beta blockers, Hypothyroidism, Metabolic Disorder/Nephrosis.
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You may consult this site for info on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/cholesterol-management/hyperlipidemia-overview#1 ...Read more
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
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
Dys vs hyper: Dys means abnormal. Hyper means 'too much'. ...Read more
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
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
See: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol-medications/art-20050958Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Lipid: Particles of a certain size can penetrate and collect on your arteries ...Read more
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