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What Kind Of Diet Is Best For High Tg And Ldl Levels
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
My husband has high levels of LDL cholesterol, 146 ldl. Diet is great. Could it be genetic, if so is there a test?
High LDL Cholesterol: Diet is not the only cause of elevated cholesterol. Cholesterol is mobilized as a healing molecule, and is elevated if the body is having inflammation. If he inflammation is in the arteries this leads to vascular disease, stroke, and heart attack. Decreasing sugar and processed foods helps, exercise, and anti-inflammatory herbs. Statin drugs also lower inflammation. Berkley cholesterol panel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low carb diet ok for high triglycerides? Taking triglyde. Triglyceride levels on meds is 350, LDL is 201, HDL 28, on meds. Is any fat ok? I exercise.
High blood pressure 160 /100 my age 29 y.Test show hi level of triglycerides , hi level (ldl) low level( hdl) been a year on healthy diet lose 10 kg?
Keep going : The current weight is not provided, but if not at ideal body weight, further weight will likely help. Weight and diet are two pieces of the puzzle. Environmental factors and genetics predisposition are others. Blood pressure of 160/100 is hi for a 29 year old and most would start blood pressure medications at this point. Great job on the < 20 pounds weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Last month my LDL was 227mg/dl now it is 105mg/dl through diet,exercise and statin for a month. Is my risk for CAD is still very high?
Getting better.: You've lowered your LDL rather dramatically and, thereby, have reduced your risk of CAD going forward, as long as it stays this way. Would be even better if the triglycerides are low and the HDL is high, but as an individual parameter this is a great improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fem:age:39, hypothyroid 60mcg from past 13 years. Now my LDL :168, HDL :48, tot choles:238, is high LDL related to my hypothyroid?Can I diet, exercise?
31 yrs m. Tc 240, LDL 178, tg 140, 178 to 196 lbs in 6 months due to steroid meds. Dr gave statins. Shld i strt or ctrl chol levels thru diet n exercise?
Is there a particular diet that is recommended before having my blood drawn for LDL testing? I'm going in to have blood drawn next week in order to measure LDL levels. Should i adhere to a special diet or avoid any particular foods in the days before the
No diet: Cholesterol level are not going to change with a week of diet. If you are also measuring triglycerides (and most lipid panels will) you ought to avoid any alcohol for 3-7 days prior to blood withdrawing as alcohol may increase triglycerides level acutely ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cholesterol level was 6.7 before 3 month s, after exercise and diet now it is 5.3, HDL 0.9, LDL 3.7, tg 1.56, vldl 0.6, should I start tablets?
May be: Please talk with your doctor and discuss about your risk factors and the need for meds or not. ...Read more
My HDL and triglycerides are very normal, but i have very High LDL what could be the reason? diet is minimal and not fatty,,I'm thin and have crohn's
Probably genetic: We talk little about the genetic component to LDL problems but they're actually a bigger factor than diet and exercise -- we simply can't do anything about them. And much of the traditional "wisdom" about diet and cholesterol probably isn't even true. Stay fit and be ready to accept medication should your physician and perhaps a second opinion consider it right for you. ...Read more
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