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Smoking Weed Lowers Potassium Levels
No: Smoking will not cause an increase in your total cholesterol;however, the combination of smoking and high cholesterol levels, could elevate your risk of coronary and other arteriosclerotic disease(i.E, pad, etc) additionally, smoking can decrease your hdl (also known as 'good 'cholesterol), and, thus, increase the formation of plaque. ...Read more
Cannabis: How often are you checking your hemoglobin levels after taking cannabis. I know it is enjoyable but I strongly recommend that you don't take any cannabis for two weeks and see how things go. You may be surprised to feel much better without cannabis. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
Yes: While very uncommon, all of the statin drugs have been known to cause muscle injury. The release from injured muscle of a substance called myoglobin can plug up the kidneys and cause the creatinine to rise. However, under those circumstances there is usually significant muscle pain or weakness and often the urine has a reddish appearance. Also a muscle enzyme (CPK) will be strikingly elevated. ...Read more
Metabolic changes: Dried fruits are very high in sugar. Eating a lot of them over time could lead to Insulin resistance -- which in combination with other characteristics can lead to metabolic syndrome, in which cholesterol is high. More importantly, high sugar diets can cause you to have lower "good" hdl. http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/news/20100420/high-sugar-diet-linked-lower-good-cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
DANGEROUS MIX!!: The blood alcohol level will not increase with the combination of alcohol and valium but the sedative effects of each will increase and therein lies the danger. So you can definitely worsen the impairment especially with driving etc. The bac will not increase but the problems will including the possibility of death. Do not do this! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: There's a lot of malicious disinformation out there about vitamin K because it's given to children as an injection, and the anti-immunization / doctor-bashing crowd has started telling each other untruths about it. With your interests, you'd do well to get with an evidence-based holist in our community. I'm glad you have an inquiring mind and are health-conscious. Good luck. ...Read more
No: Cannibus may lead to what is referred to as "the munchies." depending on how you deal with an increase in appetite, you could possibly be consuming foods that would increase you cholesterol.....But marijuana itself would not do that if inhaled. Some people prefer to extract thc from marijuana and infuse it into baked goods, oils, or butters. This could raise cholesterol indirectly. ...Read more
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Cholesterol Meds: Medications that lower cholesterol well include Simvastatin, Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin. These medications also have benefit in reducing the risk of heart disease. Zetia (ezetimibe) is decent in combination with one of the aforementioned medication, but not by itself. Niacin helps too. ...Read more
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