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Nmr Lipo Profile
I had Fasting test Cholesterol 158/triglyceride 45/ HDL 77 / LDL calculated 72 \cholesterol high density lipoprotein 2.1 /cholesterol nonHDL81 Normal?
Yes: Yes - your cholesterol numbers look great... ...Read more
My lipid profile . Serum cholesterol 195.And HDL cholesterol is 43.And LDL cholesterol is 105.And vldl cholesterol is 48. Triglyceride 240?
Higher the better: Acceptable hdl-c traditionally has a lower level in men of 40 mg/dl and 50 mg/dl in women. But generally, the higher the better. The problem is that our current therapies (lifestyle and drugs) have minimal to modest impact on raising hdl-c. Future agents may be more effective, but the proof of improved outcome will be needed. Plus, all hdl-c may not be alike, some more functional than others. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lipoproteins.: Ldl (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein) are types of cholesterol. Ldl is so-called "bad cholesterol" because it increases the risk of heart disease by causing hardening of the arteries/atherosclerosis. Hdl is considered "good cholesterol" since it removes cholesterol from the walls of arteries. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My lipid profile cholesterol total 187, LDL 122, HDL 36, ratio cholesterol total/ cholesterol HDL 5.19. Trigliserida 83.Should I take atorvastatin?.
Need more info/data: Before advising, we need more information to determine your risk for a heart attack. Other factors to consider are your age, gender, blood pressure, family health history, whether you've smoked, and your complete history and physical examination. For starters, you should consult your physician about a program to initiate total life style changes. You may need drug therapy too. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biometric screening. I'm 31. Triglycerides =290,HDL=53,LDL=112,Total Cholesterol=223, Cholestrol/HDL Ratio=4.2,Glucose=99,BP 111/74. Tri high. Why?
May never find "why": I'm going to assume that this is fasting sample. A lot of this is hereditary. There's not a consensus about what to do with high triglycerides when other lipids seem okay. One idea is to spend a few months exercising like you did as a teenager and then checking. I bet you'll see things change for the better. Best wishes. ...Read more
Normal or Healthy?: In us, typical total chol. Prior to first obvious heart attack: 170 mg/dl. However, cholesterol is made by every animal (including human) cell, part of cell membranes ; not correct issue; promoted as a ways to guess at LDL particle numbers yet poor correlation, esp. On individual basis. Nmr lipoprotein assay is highly accurate; lipid assays not. Trigs a bit high ; promoted by carb/sugar foods. ...Read more
Big difference: Ldl, when found in high concentrations in the blood, can enter your artery walls and initiate an inflammatory reaction that culminates in the development of atherosclerosis, plaque formation in the arterial wall. Hdl had many functions. If HDL is functioning well it can help to prevent atherosclerosis. One of its major functions is to remove cholesterol from the arterial wall. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My lipid profile shows s.Cholesterol=239, hdl=28, s.Triglycerides=345, ldl=162 and vldl=47. What does this mean?
Particle Problems: This lipid panel is common and often hides a greater problem. As tg rises the number of LDL particles rises. However, when tg is high the amount of cholesterol carried by LDL particles goes down. This often results in a much higher LDL particle number (ldl-p) than measured ldl-c levels. When ldl-p is high cardiovascular risk is high independent of ldl-c, hdl-c, or tg values. Ldl-p <1000 is ideal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age45+ biochemistry report is "total cholesterol 235 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 40mg/dl, LDL cholesterol 148mg/dl, triglycerides 230mg/dl " report ?
Let's get serious: It's time to have a visit with your physician who's acquainted with your family history, other lifestyle stuff, and personal preferences. Whatever else, this would be a great time to get back into that fitness-focused lifestyle you enjoyed so much when you were younger. Best wishes. ...Read more
Heart .Results cholesetrol 227 HDL chol direct 41 LDL 130 triglycerides 196 tc/hdl 5.53 ldl/hdl 3.17 vldl 39.14 please what i do?
Yes and No: Vldl (very low density cholesterol) is made in the liver, and contains both triglycerides (tg's) and cholesterol ( more tg's than cholesterol). Ldl is made in the blood stream from vldl, and contains more cholesterol, less tg's . Both have a protein called apob on the surface, but because LDL lasts longer , there is more LDL available. Both can cause plaque in arteries if levels are too high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total cholesterol 159--triglycerides--49-- hdl 59-- Ldl--90-- is that normal for triglyceride..thanks?
Cholesterol 174, triglycerides 68, HDL ch 45.00, LDL direct 80.00, vldl 14, HDL risk factor 3.9, CRP 0.53, homocysteine 8.6 with no diabetes. Good?
Slightly: We like for total cholesterol be be less than 200 so that is somewhat high. However, your good cholesterol the HDL is high and this is good, over 60 is excellent. The LDL should be less than 130 unless you are diabetic or have heart disease in which case it should be less than 100. Triglycerides are normal. If you have diabetes or heart disease you probably need medicine, otherwise diet/exercise. ...Read more
Tot chol/ HDL ratio 4.9, vldl 66mg/dl, LDL 39mg/dl, HDL 27mg/dl, trigs tot 328mg/dl tot chol 132mg/dl doc was perplexed. Why?? Is this not normal
Hdl cholesterol: 28l cholesterol/hdl ratio: 5.8h LDL chol, calculate:99 triglycerides: 173 h can someone interpret this for me?
Low HDL/High Triglyc: You have slightly high triglycerides if it is a true fasting specimen;if not you need to repeat it with a fasting specimen secondly you have low hdl, these blood results have to be interpreted along with history of other risk factors like smoking, obesity, family history of early cardiovascular diseas, hypertension;diabetese you need to be on low sugar diet and need to exercise, and oily fish;omega 3. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an unusual lipoprofile. Nmr results: total-c 250, ldl-c 160, hdl-c 80, trigs 51; ldl-p 1900, pattern a, hdl-p 37. Should i worry?
MRI was invented: By several teams of docs. One doctor invented a very slow method - which took 24 hours to image a glass of water. The other team in 1981 which received the nobel prize was headed by dr. Lauterbur and he used something called fourier transformation which mathematically speeds up the reconstruction of the image to make an image in minute instead of hours. We now can imaging in seconds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI of LDL/check-up.: This profile is a special test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance or NMR to observe the amount and type(s) of your LDL particles in your body, along with vldl and hdl. With this, your doctor can make more accurate treatment decisions. Since about 50% of heart attacks occur in those with good readings, and the risk goes up with issues like diabetes, and high blood pressure, it is wise to do it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I do not understand the shorthand of dr alvis. What is cv ds, nmol/l, , nmr particle test cholesterol wrong issue?
Medspeak!: Medical abbreviations, while useful and possibly giving a "clubby" feel to docs' discussions, can be counterproductive to patient understanding. In this case cv ds means cardiovascular disease; nmol/l is nanomoles per liter (measure of concentration of a molecule in the blood); NMR particle test checks for other subtypes of LDL which may cause arterial disease even when ldl-c is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI Scans: Mri scans are performed on isolated parts of the body for specific reasons. If a physician is concerned for brain, spine or joint infections, than a targed MRI is a great test. It would never be used to screen a whole body. It would take hours and be very expensive. As an example, a brain MRI takes about 45 minutes. A total spine MRI takes up to 2.5 hours. ...Read more
I have large size prostate, had several biopsies and nmr. Now take duodart for 9 months, good results. For how long should take it? Forever?
Prostate: Once you stop the medication, you will go back to how you were. ...Read more
My mother has a problem, sometimes she remain physically and mentally blocked for a couple of seconds. We have 2 NMR analysis. Thank you?
Is an nmr lipid panel a valuable tool to better assess heart disease risk compared to a basic lipid panel?
Yes - Based on Data: LDL cholesterol (LDL-C) is the traditional measure of LDL quantity. NMR measures LDL particle number (LDL-P). When LDL-C and LDL-P differ CHD risk tracks with LDL-P not LDL-C. Expert groups advocate use of LDL-P to judge response to therapy and guide adjustment of therapy. New data shows adjusting therapy to achieve low LDL-P results in fewer CVD events versus statin treatment to low LDL-C levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would be better to do for kyphosis lordosis and 4 disc bulges in my neck, chiropractic care or neuromuscular re-education- nmr
Let me explain: I do believe the way to handle it to get the proper diagnosis, then set plan for management, this problem will be with you for ever and possibly get worse with time. I advice to see a spine specialist and have him give a solid advice how to proceed. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an outstanding lipid profile (total, hdl, ldl). The doctor says it is one of the best he's seen. I have a family history of heart disease by age 60. Any need for lipid nmr?
Apparently,YES.: This profile is a special test that uses nuclear magnetic resonance or NMR to observe the amount and type(s) of your LDL particles in your body, along with vldl and hdl. With this, your doctor can make more accurate treatment decisions. You might want this because about 50% of heart attacks occur in those with good readings, and if you have other issues like diabetes, your risk goes up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers