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Ct angio score 0, dad heart attack at 50, stress echonormal, BMI 21, hdl 34, lipoprotein A 5, ldl 115, triglyceride 75, help please? What to do???????

Optimise your lipids. AT your young age of 26, if CT angio score is 0, that bodes well for you, it means you have no significant visible calcified plaque in coronary arteries. Having said that, atheroslerosis leading to heart disease is a cumulative process, so very important that you modify your risk factors through lifestyle changes: raise HDL >45 atleast. Exercise regularly (even walk 30 min daily), eat salmon, av. Read more...

Hi, 33 yr, 76 kg, 5'11'', m total cholesterol 236 hdl 47 triglycerides 116 ldl 167 family history of heart attack. Is this alarming? Please advise

Need Evaluation. These test show are concerning and need further evaluation. Your physician will need to check for several inherited and acquired medical conditions that can affect your LDL levels. Another alternative is to see a lipidologist (physician specializing in lipid and lipoprotein disorders). You can find a lipidologist at www.Lipidboard.Org (click "verify status", then search your state). Read more...

Ct angio score of 0, three negative stress echo test in 5 years, normal echo, normal event monitor low hdl, dad heart attack at 50. Do I have blockage?

Tests. Given your test results you do not appear likely to have calcified obstructive coronary artery disease at the present time. If you have plaque in your coronaries it doesn't appear to be highly obstructive at the present. We can't say there are no plaques. Read more...
Unlikely. The investigations you had do not suggest any blockage. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. Read more...
Cath Angio. Would be the test that will give you the answer. So far your tests are all encouraging and pleading against early coronary disease. Lifestyle risk factor modification and keeping a low threshold for possible heart related symptoms will be key(s) in the medium to long term prognosis. Read more...