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What are the different causes of high cholesterol in vegans?

What are the different causes of high cholesterol in vegans?

Same as anyone: It's largely hereditary, there's a component of lack of exercise, and there are plenty of vegan foods that are loaded with the saturated fats that some folks say raise cholesterol. Despite all the rhetoric, the biggest studies have shown no advantage of vegetarians over other folks in longevity or any disease category when you control for the fact that they tend to have other healthy habits. ...Read more

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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...Read more


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What are the causes of high cholesterol in humans?

What are the causes of high cholesterol in humans?

CarbohydratesObesity: are primary drivers of unhealthy lipoprotein patterns, the correct issue, not cholesterol. Study my answers to: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/862161, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/706713, https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1126862 http://goo.gl/ZZ41rv, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX, http://goo.gl/9Zz6GD, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ http://goo.gl/LG8tKl & many others on HealthTap. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol?

What are the causes of high cholesterol?

Lots of reasons: Genetics, a diet high in calories/fat, sedentary lifestyle, underactive thyroid, and diabetes are some. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high cholesterol?

What are the causes of high cholesterol?

Genetics & Lifestyle: These are the two main causes of high cholesterol. For the average individual only about 10 to 20% of your circulating cholesterol is from dietary sources, the remainder is manufactured by the liver according to your genetic "set point." foutunately the are a number of options available to control both sources of cholesterol in the body. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high levels of potassium?

What are the causes of high levels of potassium?

INPUT-OUTPUT : High levels of potassium can occur due to increased intake of high potassium containing foods, nutritional supplements etc 2. Changes in acid base balance in the body 3. Decreased excretion of the potassium by the kidneys. Most often, it is a combination of 2 or more causes.Very frequently, kidney is always one of the culprits.If you have this problem, please consult md. ...Read more

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What are some of the dangers of high potassium levels in the body?

What are some of the dangers of high potassium levels in the body?

Death: If your kidney function is normal, you can't get a high potassium from diet, only from a purposeful od with medication. High potassium causes no symptoms, just death. It stops the heart. It's used in executions. ...Read more

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What are the causes of extremely high levels of proteins in urine?

What are the causes of extremely high levels of proteins in urine?

Diabetes, high BP: Can also be caused by immune kidney disease like glomerulonephritis, kidney infections, medications or toxins. Best evaluated by nephrologist, unless you have diabetes or high blood pressure which is being actively treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes and implications of extremely low levels of triglycerides?

What are the causes and implications of extremely low levels of triglycerides?

Healthy: I'm not aware of any disease process that results from triglycerides that are too low. We consider low tg to be exceedingly healthy. If yours are low, congratulations! ...Read more

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What are the benefits of low cholesterol?

What are the benefits of low cholesterol?

Vascular disease: Low cholesterol is beneficial in that it reduces long term vascular inflammation and injury which are the hallmarks of atherosclerosis that can lead to heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral arterial disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

Usually none: High cholesterol usually does not have much symptoms but chronically high levels can lead to heart vessel plaque build up and cause heart attack or stroke. In some people high cholesterol builds up around the eyes called xanthelasmata and is linked to heart disease. ...Read more

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What kind of fruits are high in cholesterol?

None: Cholesterol is a type of fat that is only found in animal products, such as meat, dairy products, and eggs. Avocados are a fruit that contain unsaturated fat (the healthier kind) but no cholesterol. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high triglycerides and low hdl?

What are the causes of high triglycerides and low hdl?

Sweets & alcohol: Most common cause is high intake of sweets (candy, juice, pop, gatorade, etc.), uncontrolled diabetes (high blood sugar), and consumption of alcohol (which our body process as a type of sugar). Avoid sweets, especially those in liquid form, control diabetes (if you have it), limit alcohol to 1-2 drinks per day at most. Exercise at least 5 days a week, keep a healthy weight. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low IgE in blood?

What are the causes of low IgE in blood?

No importance..: Except that it decreases the likelihood of having an allergic disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high triglycerides?

What are the symptoms of high triglycerides?

Depends : If high enough(greater than 500) can cause pancreatitis and abdominal pain and nausea and vomiting would be present if its related to poorly controlled diabetes, your sympyoms may be more related to the diabetes. Excessive thirst, frequent urination, change in vision, etc. Otherwise if high but not excessive no symptoms would be noted. ...Read more

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What are the effects of high hemoglobin?

What are the effects of high hemoglobin?

Thick blood: A high hemoglobin can be the result of a condition of bone marrow overactivity called polycythemia vera. It can also be caused by low oxygen levels in the blood, caused by smoking or some heart defects. Dehydration can also be a cause. High hemoglobin causes the blood to be thick and sludgey, resulting in poor circulation to various organs. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of high calcium levels?

What are the possible causes of high calcium levels?

Many causes: In the outpatient clinic true chronic elevations of calcium may be due to hyperparathyroidism. However, there are many causes once spurious causes as a high albumen or protein are ruled out. Some may be inherited. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

High amounts of cholesterol (a fat made by ...Read more