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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Skin Cholesterol Deposits

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What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

What causes skin cholesterol deposits?

High cholesterol: Cholesterol skin deposits, called xanthelasma, are associated with very high cholesterol levels in the blood. They can resolve with treatment of the cholesterol abnormality. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Skin Cholesterol Deposits (Definition)

Skin cholesterol deposits is a symptom in which a person has some small collections of cholesterol fat under the skin surface on some parts of the body. These may be ...Read more


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Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Skin cholesterol deposits teatment?

Focus on Drivers: While xanthomas can be treated in various physical ways, as with most medicine, txs about symptoms, not health. Best check drivers because of many related issues. Rec: NMR particle test, optimize both LDL & HDL particle concentrations, e.g. Ldl 9 ?mol/l (not just chol, a sterol fat made by every cell & carried by all lipoprotein particles). Study: dietdoctor, lchf. ...Read more

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Aged 64yrs male , suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown.Why ? Treatment?

Aged 64yrs male , suffering from high cholesterol, walks and stands too much from 40years, my skin in legs have turned blackish brown.Why ? Treatment?

Venous Insufficiency: You could have venous insufficiency/reflux. This is especially true if you have leg swelling at the end of the day & varicose veins. Your red blood cells get into your fat tissue & the cells that clean them up dissolve the red blood cells except the iron in them causing them to turn brown. Unfortunately there is little to do to reverse but you should be worked up for venous reflux specialist. ...Read more

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What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

Nothing: Nothing that approaches the level of improvement provided by medicines. HOWEVER: diet, EXERCISE and weight loss are the ticket for a better lipid profile, independently of medications. Unfortunately: there are no shortcuts!!! ...Read more

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Best remedy for an 11 year old boy that has hi cholesterol ?

Best remedy for an 11 year old boy that has hi cholesterol ?

Need more informatio: U need to be followed by u r md. First start with low cholesterol diet and exercise. Then recheck lipid profile if abnormal u need medication and follow up! ...Read more

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What kinds of treatment options are there if you have high cholesterol?

What kinds of treatment options are there if you have high cholesterol?

Lifestyle, meds: Depending on the severity of your cholesterol elevation, lifestyle modifications are usually recommended first. This includes regular exercise, weight loss, and eating a heart healthy diet. For more severe elevations, medications, such as statins, will likely be recommended as well. ...Read more

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Is niaspan (niacin) a good treatment for cholesterol?

Is niaspan (niacin) a good treatment for cholesterol?

No: It's a weak agent in the doses that humans can tolerate and it lacks robust outcome data. A statin is preferred. Niacin is a second like agent for people who can't tolerate a statin. The combo of Niacin with a statin is particularly troublesome: http://www.Foxnews.Com/health/2013/02/28/niacin-statin-combo-tied-to-skin-muscle-side-effects/. ...Read more

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What natural remedy is good for high cholesterol?

What natural remedy is good for high cholesterol?

Diet Tips: These foods lower the "bad" cholesterol. Also, do the usually recommended stuff: water, exercise, reduce stress. Best! 1. Oats 2. Red wine - minimize other alcohol 3. Salmon & fatty fish - minimize red meats 4. Nuts 5. Dried beans 6. Tea 7. Chocolate - dark is best 8. Margarine - avoid trans & saturated fats 9. Spinach - other greens & veggies & fruit too! 10. Avocado 11. Garlic 12. Olive oil. ...Read more

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Last 15 yrs cholesterol averages 200-220 w/49 hdl. read statins can be harmful. exercise & good diet better treatment? Have not been so good at that

Last 15 yrs cholesterol averages 200-220 w/49 hdl. read statins can be harmful. exercise &  good diet better treatment? Have not been so good at that

Statin drugs: The main side effect of statin drugs is lowering the risk of heart attack/stroke in patients w/ high cholesterol. Recommendations about who should take statin drugs are based on a very large amount of clinical data and represent evidence-based scientific medicine. Whether to take a statin depends on lots of factors. For personalized advice, consult your doctor or a specialist on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Treatment for high urea, uric acid, cholesterol, triglycerides?

Plant based: A plant based or vegetarian diet with plenty of fluids is the cornerstone. Attempt to attain or maintain ideal body weight. If that is insufficient, there are drugs that will also make a big difference. ...Read more