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What is the best way to measure your cholesterol?

What is the best way to measure your cholesterol?

Blood tests: Your physician can order a simple blood test to look at your basic cholesterol numbers and then help develop a plan based on this to keep your risk for cardiovascular disease low. ...Read more

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What is the best way to measure blood pressure?

What is the best way to measure blood pressure?

Good question!: BP should be measured in the sitting position after at least 10 minutes of inactivity, at the level of the heart, on both arms for at least two-three times and the measurements averaged. The subject should not have smoked or eaten the hour before, be relaxed and an appropriate-size cuff used for the body size. Classical mercury sphygmomanometers are unsurpassed. I know this is not adhered to. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower ldl?

What is the best way to lower ldl?

Combination : Of diet, exercise and most likely medications like a statin. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to test your thyroid?

What is the best way to test your thyroid?

Dr ordered labs: Lab work to start (based on a history and physical examination). Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat high cholesterol?

What is the best way to treat high cholesterol?

No one answer: It needs, weight loss, exercise, reduction in fat and carbohydrate intake, and often medication, statin, is needed to bring cholesterol to normal levels. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best way to decrease the suger blood?

What is the best way to  decrease the suger blood?

Diabetic diet: A diabetic diet would be best. In other words, limit carbohydrates. If your sugar remains elevated and if your HGB a1c is as well, then consider adding medications. ...Read more

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What is the best way to accurately measure body fat?

See below: hydrostatic weighing, DEXA scans are incredibly accurate at measuring body composition. But whereas hydrostatic weighing involves getting dunked under the water, a DEXA scan simply involves lying on a table for a few quick, dry and painless minute.Calipers are not as accurate as above... ...Read more

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What is the best way to know the ideal weight?

What is the best way to know the ideal weight?

Few ways: There are some rough estimates available, but the best ways are to be evaluated by someone who does this sort of thing to take into account height, weight, and body fat percentages. This can be done with calipers, water dispersion, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

See below: Just eat a normal healthy diet and drink about 2 litres of fluid daily - fluids should be mostly water. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce blood pressure?

What is the best way to reduce blood pressure?

See Below: Healthy diet high in potassium , fruits and vegetables, low salt diet. Exercise 30 min or more most days, stop smoking. Limit alcohol. Medications as needed. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take your temperature?

What is the best way to take your temperature?

Temperature: Easiest way is with a thermometer under your tongue, if an adult. You should be sure not to drink something very hot or cold right before doing this. ...Read more

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What is the best way to control hypertension?

What is the best way to control hypertension?

Best 2 control BP?: Do the DASH! ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 do chapter 9 exactly for 2 weeks. Tell your team what you are doing. Measure BP at home each day and keep them posted, ...Read more

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What is the best way to deal with high cholesterol?

What is the best way to deal with high cholesterol?

Exercise, good diet.: High cholesterol needs to be lowered. This can be done with lifestyle, and with meds. It is better if meds can be avoided. Cholesterol can be lowered by activity like exercise, and an active lifestyle. A balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can also help by increasing fiber in the diet. These things raise hdl, lower LDL and triglycerides, and lower total cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is the best way to improve your memory?

What is the best way to improve your memory?

Be healthy and relax: There are many things a person can do to improve memory. Focusing on what you'd like to remember, working or having fun with the information, sleeping well, practice, etc. If people want to improve their memories they certainly can. Here's one of many links with excellent tips: http://www.Unexplainable.Net/self-improvement/10_steps_to_improve_your_memory.Php. ...Read more

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What is the best way to exercise?

What is the best way to exercise?

Daily: Develop a routine that you enjoy with a variety of different activities and do them at an intensity that doesn't make you too sore to do it again the next day. Then add 1. 1 more rep, one more minute, one more cycle every day. Start at 15 minutes and work up to 45 minutes to an hour daily. ...Read more

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What is the best way to boost your immunity?

What is the best way to boost your immunity?

Healthy lifestyle: Eat healthfully w at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day (organic is best). Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Watch portion sizes. No tobacco, illicit drugs & low to no alcohol use. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep /night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Maintain good hygiene. Daily physical ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower your body fat percentage?

What is the best way to lower your body fat percentage?

Gain muscle/ lose ft: As life would have it, there are only two ways to change your body fat percentage. You either put on lean muscle or loose fat. Your bony structures & organs will remain the same & don't factor in. Doing workouts that focus on burning body fat can help, but this issue is most often helped more by better dietary choices. Rapid weight loss will often sacrifice muscle mass in the process. ...Read more

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What is the best way to naturally reduce my cholesterol?

Diet and exercise: Consult your physician for guidance on a best diet and what kind of exercise regimen you can undertake. Proper diet and regular exercise, particularly 'cardio' exercise such as sustained walking can help lower cholesterol levels, particularly 'bad cholesterol' while increasing 'good cholesterol'. Your physician may want to refer to you a dietician for more guidance on what to eat. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce your eyeglasses prescription?

What is the best way to reduce your eyeglasses prescription?

Get laser surgery: This will reduce or eliminate your need for glasses. ...Read more

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What is the best way to improve my metabolism?

What is the best way to improve my metabolism?

First- a physical: exam to include comprehensive blood and urine testing. Certainly use a daily multivitamin, exercise, follow a healthy diet and meditate. ...Read more