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Doctor insights on: Very Low Density Lipoprotein

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How to decrease your ldls (low density lipoproteins)?

How to decrease your ldls (low density lipoproteins)?

Lower blood sugar : High cholesterol is linked to high Insulin levels and hormonal changes as a result of it. I suggest not mixing animal protein with starch but veggies. Also cardio and yoga and fish oil or flax seed oil to raise your good cholesterol (hdl). Also get a particle size to see if your dense LDL is high or the larger size. ...Read more

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Lipoprotein (Definition)

Lipoprotien is a combo of fat and protien the protien portion aiilows for the transport of the throughout the body and in to the cells of the tissues in the body. These can be measured with ...Read more


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Why are low-density lipoproteins (ldl) considered unhealthy?

Why are low-density lipoproteins (ldl) considered unhealthy?

Blood LDL Level: LDL is a particle that carries cholesterol in the blood. Increased numbers of circulating LDL particles drive their entry into the walls of arteries where they promote and accelerate atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), and subsequently increase risk for heart attack, stroke and premature death. Lowering LDL can reduce this risk. ...Read more

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Effects of too low high density lipoprotein in human body function?

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No real impact: If otherwise genetically normal, no real clinical issues. ...Read more

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What are the effects of low high density lipoprotein in human body function?

Arteriosclerosis: Hdl is a transport lipoprotein that removes excess cholesterol from the intima (the inner lining) of arteries. Low levels impair this important cleansing function. ...Read more

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How to reduce low density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol levels?

See below: Diet, exercise and weight loss are often helpful. The optimal level of LDL depends on the presence of coronary artery disease or the existence of other risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, cigarette smoking, family history of premature coronary disease and obesity. Patients with these risk factors need drug therapy with statins or other medications to attain very low ldl. ...Read more

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What is the difference between HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and LDL (low-density lipoprotein)?

What is the difference between HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and LDL (low-density lipoprotein)?

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 more

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Which diet i take in high triglyceride level 244, low density lipoprotein 90, sgpt 117 and HDL 42 , glomerular filtration rate 60plz help me?

Which diet i take in high triglyceride level 244, low density lipoprotein 90, sgpt  117 and  HDL 42 , glomerular filtration rate 60plz help me?

High triglycerides: Are related to sugar in the diet. Triglycerides should be approximately half the cholesterol. Sugar is also capable of turning on inflammatory markers and threaten inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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How does high density lipoprotein leads to diabetes?

How does high density lipoprotein leads to diabetes?

It does not: Low hdl-cholesterol does not cause diabetes. However, diabetes is often associated with low hdl-cholesterol and other abnormalities of lipids and lipoproteins. The derangements of lipids and lipoproteins commonly seen with diabetes is one of the major drivers of increased cardiovascular disease. ...Read more

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