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Doctor insights on: Natural Ways To Lower Cholesterol And Triglycerides

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Does fish oils lower cholesterol and triglycerides?

Does fish oils lower cholesterol and triglycerides?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

Triglyceride (Definition)

Fats from animal products contain these molecules which are made of three fat chains attached to a molecule called glycerol. They circulate in the blood stream and are used as building blocks and repair materials by your cells. Too many of them can contribute to plaque build ...Read more


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I have 154 ldl/91 hdl/67 triglycerides. Should i start taking a statin to lower cholesterol? I'm 67, female, in good general health and weight

Not enough info: You do not provide the cholesterol or triglycerides. It does not look like a statin deal and i never prescribed them anyway. Sugar is much more dangerous than fats. ...Read more

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What are good tips on eating to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides?

Low fats and carbs: You should take a plant based diet, low in saturated fats and carbohydrates. Exercise at least 30 minutes each day with increasing vigor. It would be prudent to consult your doctor to see if medication may be needed. ...Read more

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What are some of the ways you can lower cholesterol natural?

What are some of the ways you can lower cholesterol natural?

Veggies: Eat a vegetarian diet (or as close to it as you can) with lots of soluble fiber and omega-3 fatty acids. Get lots of aerobic exercise, don't smoke. Pick parents who don't have high cholesterol (harder to do than the other suggestions!) good luck. ...Read more

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How to lower cholesterol naturally vs medications?

How to lower cholesterol naturally vs medications?

Discuss with your dr: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. ...Read more

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I am looking for natural alternatives to aid in lower cholesterol in pill form?

I am looking for natural alternatives to aid in lower cholesterol in pill form?

Diet or meds: It would depend on the cause of hyperlipidemia -- you can remedy and lower cholesterol with diet and natural pills if diet is the problem -- but you would need medication if it is familial (in your family). ...Read more

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Is there any natural things to lower cholesterol , currently on crestor (rosuvastatin) and wirry about long term effects.?

Is there any natural things to lower cholesterol , currently on crestor (rosuvastatin) and wirry about long term effects.?

Natural may help: The long term effects of statins like Crestor (rosuvastatin) are usually minimal and easy to monitor for by doing simple blood tests and talking to your doctor. Statins also are more effective at lowering certain type of cholesterol than natural drugs. If you really need to get the cholesterol down because of other health problems (diabetes, heart disease) then a statin is best. Otherwise fish oil and diet work! ...Read more

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