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What can I do for my hyperlipidemia without going to a doctor?

What can I do for my hyperlipidemia without going to a doctor?

Hyperlipidemia: You can change your lifestyle.Eat low cholesterol diet, loose wight if you are obese, exercise regularly.That may or may not bring youe LDL down.It depends on how high the total cholesterol is, ldl, hdl, and triglyceride level. ...Read more

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Hyperlipidemia (Definition)

Hyperlipidemia is the condition of having high levels of fats ...Read more


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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my hyperlipidemia until I can see a doctor?

Hyperlipidemia: To answer your question we need to to know what are your levels and if you have other cardiovascular risk factors, like diabetes, hypertension and heart disease and you weight and height andbmi.If you bont have any other conditions you can wait to see your doctor for advice and there is no urgency. Diet and exercise and eating low cholesterol diet you can do and omega three and flax seed can be bene. ...Read more

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I weigh 118 pds and cholesterol is 155. I notice on my online med profile that my doc indicates 'Hyperlipidemia' under 'issues.' What does this mean?

I weigh 118 pds and cholesterol is 155. I notice on my online med profile that my doc indicates 'Hyperlipidemia' under 'issues.' What does this mean?

Lipids: Hyperlipidemia is a non-specific term and may indicate increase in any of the lipid, e.g. total cholesterol, LDL, triglycerides. You may have high triglyceride. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/magazine/issues/winter08/articles/winter08pg9-10.html ...Read more

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What does having hyperlipidemia mean?

See below.: Hyperlipidemia refers to elevated cholesterol and/or elevated triglycerides and low HDL (good cholesterol). These abnormalities are important because the increase the risk of developing vascular disease over time. They are especially important in patients with other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, cigarette smoking and family history of premature heart disease. ...Read more

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How is is familial hyperlipidemia 2A different fm 2B and other types?

See below: 2A has excess LDL and 2b has excess LDL and VLDL. Consult this site for more information. http://www.gpnotebook.co.uk/simplepage.cfm?ID=x20020617063512021840 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is best advise for patients with familial hyperlipidemia 2A?

Talk with your PCP: Best to discuss with your primary care provider - A good plant-based diet and regular exercise possibly combined with medication or supplements would be good place to start ...Read more

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Are natural remedies for hyperlipidemia safe?

Lifestyle: My two colleagues have advised you well. Nothing you can buy in a "health store" will help you with lipids / overall health nearly so much as going out and exercising, and eating sensibly. ...Read more

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Are hypothyroidism and hyperlipidemia related?

Are hypothyroidism and hyperlipidemia related?

Yes: Your metabolism is slower with hypothyroidism. This will slow down your body's ability to clear or break down cholesterol effectively, leading to higher cholesterol level. ...Read more

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Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Why there is hyperlipidemia in diabetes mellitus?

Hyperlipidemia: Is essentially high cholesterol. Diabetes is a distinct disorder. Some folks have one or the other and you appear to have both. Both need to be treated. Please see your doc who can help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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