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My Ldl Is 140
Mildly: A total cholesterol of 218 is mildly elevated and a LDL is borderline elevated if you have no other risk factors for heart disease like a BP over 140/90, a HDL under 45, smoking, or diabetes. If you don't have these risk factors the primary therapy is diet and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In some, yes: Definitely if you have had diabetes, coronary artery disease, stroke or peripheral vascular disease a statin such as Atorvastatin is needed. If you have none of these then a healthy diet, regular exercise and stopping smoking is what i would recommend. One may suggest statin however if your HDL is very low and you have other risk factors such as hypertension and a strong family history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My LDL is 140 and my total cholesterol is 216. Do I need cholesterol medicine if my tryglycerides are 75 and my HDL is 61?
Cholesterol,LDL: From the Framingham heart and other studies the LDL hypothesis is held to give LDL value as a strong risk factor for atherosclerotic disease,At age 64 something untoward likely will occur within the next 44 years,there is a good statistical probability it will be a vascular event. ...Read more
Consult MD: U need to have ideal body weight u r HDL is low.Increase it by daily exercise.Triglycerides need be below 150. Low carbohydrate diet, daily exercise and omega 3 fish oil at least 4 gm daily. Because of low hdl, u r LDL should be around 70.U need to reduce saturated fat to less than 7% of daily fat.U may need a statin.No more than 2-4 ounces of alcohol daily or avoid it. Check and treat diabetes. ...Read more
Ldl cholesterol 140 HDL 46 total is 206. No other risk factors. Weight 170 height 5ft9in. 30yo femaLe.these levels bad and what should I lower themto?
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, get six to nine hours of sleep nightly, keep your weight in check, don't sweat the small stuff, don't smoke or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Friends LDL is 140 fasting what are the causes and how to reduce HDL is 60 no health issues by no means overweight?
It needs attention: Your LDL level is high....It should be under 130 or better still under 100.The only saving grace is that your HDL level is good...This should provide some protection. The causes of high LDL include being overweight(so bringing your weight down is essential) and genetic over production in the liver for which you may need a statin medication, if you have any other risk factors like high BP or sugar. ...Read more
31 yrs m. Tc 240, LDL 178, tg 140, 178 to 196 lbs in 6 months due to steroid meds. Dr gave statins. Shld i strt or ctrl chol levels thru diet n exercise?
My creatinine is .8 and my NON-HDL CHOLESTERO isL 140 while my
LDL Cholesterol is 121..concerning? Thank you
LDL: Hi, Creat of 0.8 is normal for your age although it's nice to know ur GFR. To evaluate your Cholesterol one needs to know about your family history, also history of any illness that you might have including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and also history of smoking and your race, if you don't have any of these illnesses and not smoking then your LDL is good for your age. ...Read more
ProbYes ; WrongIssue: Ldl: protein particles which transport 3, 000-6, 000 fat molecules in water outside cells. Cholesterol: a part of every animal cell membrane, allows animal cells to be flexible ; move, made by every animal cell. Promoted for ?$ to estimate but ldl-c varies widely, not measured from blood but guessed (t-chol - hdl-c -1/5 trig). Get NMR lipoproteins, go hflc foods ; ?Meds to avoid cvds complications. ...Read more
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