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What Is Bad Effects Of Higher Sgpt And Sopt
Yes, bad.: Over the short and long term, elevated blood pressure can be quite harmful. High pressure can cause a stroke. Elevated blood pressure (hypertension) is a well-described risk factor for development of heart disease as well as a cause of kidney damage, sometimes eventually becoming so severe, a person may need dialysis or a kidney transplant. ...Read more
My dad has high triglyceride(450).what is the cause of high triglyceride? And what is the solution? .
Lose weight and: and reduce intake of saturated fats. If he is diabetic, control of diabetes is important. He may take fish oil capsules 2gm twice a day. However there is no substitute to making dietary changes recommend in the website below. http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/link ...Read more
Liver enzymes: Sgpt/sgot (ast/alt) are liver enzymes which become elevated when liver cells are damaged. Non trending elevations up to about 3 times upper limit of normal - are fairly nonspecific. Above that level there is most certainly something amiss with the liver which needs focussed investigation extremely high levels - in the thousands - are generally associated with severe toxicity or viral hepatitis. ...Read more
What are the good benefits of l-carnitine redox fat in my body? Is it safe? What is the best time to take? What are the side effects? And bad effects?
Not really known: That sounds like an advertised product with claims of helping muscles, athletics, or overall health. One should ask her doctor if the product is a real medication, approved by the fda for treating anything. If the product is not a real medicine that has undergone years of testing and research then one cannot tell for sure if it works or not, and one also cannot know what its side effects might be. ...Read more
Side effects and Yes: The commonest side effects are muscle pain and damage. Rarely rhabdomyolysis, lysis if muscle cells may occur and is a serious issue. Other side effects include liver damage. Gastro-intestinal disorders like constipation, diarrhea, skin rashes, precipitation of diabetes mellitus and neurologic problems like memory loss. Yes, it does help in lowering cholesterol. ...Read more
What does a tsh level 13 mean is it really high, little high ? And what are the future health risks for such a number
What is the usual maintenance does of amiodarone to avoid side effects my father take 300mg of it and metoprolol 65mg is it to much esp his Hr (47-55)?
The answer: to your question...is a question..IF your father is NOT HAVING SIDE EFFECTS and his Blood Pressure is UNDER CONTROL....why "mess" with the medications? THERE ARE NO "HARD AND FAST RULES!" about DOSAGE...v side effects ....in the chemical control of Hypertension! I hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Fighting diabetes: If I understand you properly you have diabetes - most likely type 2. Your doctor should be advising you about therapy for your diabetes and instructing you to keep track of your food intake and what effect it might have on your blood sugar. You should do this only for breakfast to start with and make medication adjustments as needed. You should also see a diabetes educator. ...Read more
Are allergy shots really effective in improving symptoms and is the chance of having a bad side effect high?
No: Allergy shots modify the immune response (potentially even permanently for some)so that the body will stop recognizing allergens as enemies. (the new concept is that the body attacks allergens because the immune response has mistaken them as parasites). Symptoms improve when the allergic response is modulated. Do note that 20% of the people don't respond to allergy shots. ...Read more
Semantics?: "high tolerance" meaning can drink a lot and not appear intoxicated? (not necessarily a good thing) usually implies chronic use or use of meds that affect metabolism of alcohol. "immunity to effects" meaning no tissue or organ damage to liver, stomach, heart, pancreas, brain, nervous system, etc.? Means relatively protected by genes, luck, diet, or just moderate intake (or less). ...Read more
Side effects: The commonest side effects are muscle pain and damage. Rarely rhabdomyolysis, lysis if muscle cells may occur and is a serious issue. Other side effects include liver damage. Gastro-intestinal disorders like constipation, diarrhea, skin rashes, precipitation of diabetes mellitus and neurologic problems like memory loss. ...Read more
What does it mean when the level of triglycerides is high (575 mg/dl) and there is low LDL (78 mg/dl) in patient suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis?
Triglycerides: Is an acute reactant and a reactant to alcohol which is a product of ketoacidosis. When you take triglyceride level after drinking spree, it goes high and is thought to contribute to the development of pancreatitis. It also goes up during stress of illness. I am actually amazed that LDL level was determined with triglyceride being above 400. ...Read more
What are common side effects of solatol and is it possible that rearing problems result after 3 years of usage?Thanx, bernie
No: Not that I am aware of. Congratulations on being successfully treated for so long. What is your cardiac issue? ...Read more
My LDL is high, blood pressure sometime high. Is it okay to take 10mg simvastatin and 80mg aspirin daily. Are there any risk or adverse effect.?
Just wondering what the synergistic effects would be from taking drugs for the following reasons: high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. ?
Improved Health: Taking mediciations to control your diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol can help to lower your risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attacks. In combination, they may also help to lower inflammation. Regular exercise is also a top "medicine" to help with all 3 of those issues. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seek cause: It's not the SGPT that's going to hurt you, it's whatever is making the SGPT high. Your physicain will take you through the workup. If a few weeks off meds and alcohol doesn't normalize things, and you turn out not to have hepatitis b/c, hemochromatosis, wilson's, autoimmune disease or one of the others, perhaps all you need is to get back into serious physical fitness. ...Read more
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