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What is hyperlipemia?

What is hyperlipemia?

Lipids: increased lipids in blood. It may be due to high cholesterol or high triglycerides or both. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is hyperlipidemia?

What is hyperlipidemia?

Elevation of lipid: Hyperlipidemia is a term defined as some components of lipid higher than normal range. Like elevation of total cholesterol, triglyceride , ldl, vldl and lp(a). ...Read more

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What is arteriosclerosis?

What is arteriosclerosis?

CVD: It is hardening of the arteries, caused by fat, cholesterol, and other substances building up in the arteries - this is called plaque - making the arteries stiffer. This plaque interferes with the normal function of the arteries and can cause problems and symptoms throughout the body. The plaque can block the arteries and/or it can break off and flow to smaller vessels and block them. ...Read more

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What is hyperhomocysteinemia?

What is hyperhomocysteinemia?

High levels: Homocysteine is an Amino Acid that is normally present in the blood. Levels rise when there is a deficiency of vitamins b6, B12 and/or folic acid. It was previously thought to cause heart disease because a rare inherited form (homocystinuria) is assoc with heart disease, but that aside, lowering the levels has not shown any effect on heart disease prevention. ...Read more

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What is atherosclerosis?

What is atherosclerosis?

Plaque: buildup of plaque and cholesterol deposits, etc. in the arteries--- "hardening of the arteries". Risk factors--- smoking, family history, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, age ...Read more

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What is hypertension?

What is hypertension?

Elevated BP: Hypertension is defined as blood pressure above 140/90 (either value). Normal BP is considered 120/80 with pre-hypertension as 120-140/80-90. For pre-hypertension recommendations include improved diet (low salt) and exercise with consideration of an anti-hypertensive medication. Hypertension can lead to problems such as heart attack and stroke and usually does not cause any symptoms. ...Read more

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What is hypertension?

What is hypertension?

High blood pressure: For an adult, a blood pressure of >135 systolic (the top number) or >85 (the bottom number), when taken at rest and averaged over multiple readings at different times, is considered to be high or "hypertensive.". ...Read more

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What is hypertension?

Persistent elevation: of resting BP above 140/90 is what most doctors use to define hypertension. We usually require three readings at three different dates before diagnosing the disorder. ...Read more

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What is amyloieosis?

What is amyloieosis?

See details: Amyloidosis is a condition in which proteins that are normally soluble become insoluble and are deposited in various organs causing compromises in that organ's ability to function. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Can't use carbs: Diabetes mellitus simply is the inability to utilize carbs, sugars by your body. It can be from a few different reasons, both related to a hormone called insulin. In some cases your body has no insulin, in some cases your body is resistant to insulin. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Fancy word: it means that the blood sugar is too high. Many elderly have that issue that the sugar is increased. Fortunately relatively rare in young patients. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Insulin problem: The body does not produce insulin. Some people may refer to this type as insulin-dependent diabetes, juvenile diabetes, or early-onset diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, The body does not produce enough insulin for proper function, or the cells in the body do not react to insulin (insulin resistance). Approximately 90% of all cases of diabetes worldwide are of this type. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

DM: Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disease in which the person has elevated blood sugar. Common diabetes symptoms can include weight loss, increased hunger, increased urinary, increased frequency of urination. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

See below: A metabolic disease in which a person has high blood glucose (blood sugar) levels. This can be as a result of inadequate production of insulin, or the body's cells do not respond adequately to insulin. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Diabetes type 2: Type 2 diabetes is by far the most common type of diabetes, and is characterized by variable degrees of insulin deficiency and resistance. A fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and/or a glycated hemoglobin (A1C) are the preferred screening tests. The diagnosis of diabetes is confirmed if two consecutive A1C levels are ?6.5%, two consecutive FPG levels are >126 mg/dL, or if both are above the threshold ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Metabolic disease: in humans unable to properly handle carbohydrates from diet. May be due to insufficiency/ineffective of Insulin production by pancreas or Glucose Insensitivity by human cells/tissues of the body or both - leading to abnormal blood serum concentrations. ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Diabetes: Diabetes when level of sugars are higher than normal.It is of two kinds , type 1 and type 2. In type 1 diabetes there is not enough insulin in body , on the other hand in type 2 cells in body do not use insulin properly because they develop resistance to insulin . Obesity, waist circumference more than 80 cm in women and 94 in men, family history of diabetes increases risk of developing type 2 . ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

Below: It is best to look at the internet for the complete description, it is too lengthy to do this in this format ...Read more

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What is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

Diabetes: Please go to the nearest place that has thousands of books and have them take you to the many books about diabetes. If your reading makes you concerned about diabetes please see your primary doctor as soon as possible. Hope all goes well -- keep me posted. ...Read more

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