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What Do Extremely High Levels Of Hdl In The Blood Of Obese Individuals Mean
Good cholesterol: Cholesterol acts with the body's proteins to create strructures known as lipoproteins. These have various sizes and functions. Hdl is generally recognized to form beneficial lipoproteins, hence it is referred to as "good" cholesterol. That is a number that we want to be as high as possible; it is often genetically and hormonally influenced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
HDL, or high density lipoprotein, is a molecule in the body that is responsible for the transport of lipids (fats) from various organs including blood vessels back to the liver for processing and possible elimination. Because it helps prevent accumulation of lipids in blood vessels, HDL cholesterol is ...Read more
Why would someone have normal levels of homocysteine in their blood, but high levels of homocysteine in their urine?
Homocystinuria is a: Disorder with autosomal recessive inheritance. Both parents pass on a mutation of either the mthfr gene on the short arm of chromosome (chr.) 1 or the cbs gene on the long arm of chr. 21, causing deficiency in the respective enzymes for which they code. A metabolic geneticist, hematologist or cardiologist can help your doctor with diagnosis.Some specific forms of hcu respond to specific treatment. ...Read more
What are the remedies of high creatine level in blood and what is the effect of low creatine level in blood... Is it dangerous or not?
Depends on cause: High creatinine is usually due to kidney failure, acute or chronic and treatment depends on the cause and severity of failure. Low creatinine is not dangerous unless it is due severe muscle disease. See these sites for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-failure/ds00280 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001503/. ...Read more
I have a history of diabetes and high blood pressure, what does this mean that my glucose and cholesterol levels are both 107 h?
The two are not: Related in general.Get a more detailed answer ›
It depends: Cd markers tell us what subsets of lymphocytes we have in our blood. Cd3 is found on the surface of all t cells. T cells are involved in directing other immune cells and in killing other cells. Cd8 cells are a subset of cd3 cells, and are commonly called cytotoxic t cells. They can go up in a viral infection, leukemia, etc. You need to know your other subsets, and if any other markers are abnormal. ...Read more
What causes a high number/percentage of MID cells in CBC when the overall WBC is in the normal range? ESR is also high (50mm/hr) and slight anaemia.
Increase in monocyte: Monocytes are increased frequently after a viral infection or after some bone marrow insult--again usually viral, but can be associated with exposures or other type of illness. The elevated sed rate represents some sort of inflammatory response to something--the slight anemia requires more information. Please visit with your physician to understand what is going on with you medically. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Caution: Though lupus and mixed connective tissue disease are two conditions in which a person may have a positive rnp antibody, you cannot make a reverse assumption. In other words, a positive rnp does not diagnose a particular disease. I often consult on patients that have a positive ana, a positive rnp, etc. With no disease whatsoever. With rnp, high or low positive is dependent on the testing lab. ...Read more
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
What health risks are associated with a very high concentration of high density lipoproteins in the bloodstream?
HDL: Our Protector: High density lipoproteins are the molecules in the cholesterol machinations that clean up the arteries, help avoid arterial damage and protect one from significant cardiovascular risk. The higher this number the better protection one can have. ...Read more
It varies: Very high estrogen levels may be a sign of ovarian or adrenal tumor. In general estrogen levels vary with the menstrual cycle. Too much estrogen may cause symptoms such as breast tenderness, weight gain, bloating, water retention, irregular uterine bleeding, headaches/migraines, abnormality of the uterus (hyperplasia) which can lead cancer. Some literature suggests anxiety and depression, etc ...Read more
It may lower it: there are reports that Salvia divinorum may actually lower elevated blood pressure, but this is by no means certain and involved only case reports of a small number of patients. Smoking cigarettes, however, will ELEVATE blood pressure further. The best initial way to deal with elevated blood pressure, if mild or moderate, is weight loss, reduction of salt in diet, exercise and stress reduction. ...Read more
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