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Doctor insights on: Types Of Lipids

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How many main type of lipids we have and what each use for ?

How many main type of lipids we have and what each use for ?

At least 6: Depending on their density,size and the Apo proteins they carry,they are the chylomicrons,Very low density and intermediate density lipoprotein,low density and high density lipoproteins, and triglycerides. The cholesterol rich lipids carry the building blocks to make hormones,or repair tissues while triglycerides supply the fuel for body metabolism.The HDL class takes excess chol for disposal. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Lipid (Definition)

Are fats that are found ...Read more


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What type of lipid is androgen?

What type of lipid is androgen?

Androgen: androgen is a male hormone that has nothing to do with lipids to my knowledge based on my reviews of the literature. ...Read more

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Left arm has mild pain, off and on for days,my elbow aches, shoulder will hurt then stop. I'm 40 type 1 diabetic for two years now. Good Lipid panel ?

Left arm has mild pain, off and on for days,my elbow aches, shoulder will hurt then stop. I'm 40 type 1 diabetic for two years now. Good Lipid panel ?

And question?: is not entirely clear. I assume it isn't about lipids (unlikely related to pain) and IS about pain. without an exam, I can only give general information, and, muscle/joint aetiology is easy w. exam. Staying mobile very important. And.. nerve injury/pinch/irritation/neuropathy goes in the path of the nerve neck-->shoulder-->elbow-->hand. would NOT hurt to touch and more shooting type pain. ...Read more

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Too many lipids, what to do?

Diet and exercise: Statins are recommended for elevated cholesterol but if you can reduce the statin dosage with less toxic omega 3 in fish oil either dietary supplement or prescription vascepa. ...Read more

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Question about my lipid profile?

Nonspecific: Need the details of your lipid profile, and ideally, in addition, other details of your health history, as cannot determine the impact of a lipid profile out of context of an individual's health status. ...Read more

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