How can I lower cholesterol?

Foods, drugs and. Exercise. You need to see your doctor for an evaluation and a baseline of your health status and cholesterol. Lowering cholesterol, if needed, requires a combination of dietary changes, exercise and medications. See these sites for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc1986656/http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cholesterol/cl00002.
Many ways. There are many wonderful treatments for high cholesterol ranging from lifestyle intervention to nutritional supplements to medications. Combining therapies can have a synergistic effect. Your primary care doctor or lipidologist should be able to help you get started in the right direction.

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How can I lower cholesterol in a 15 yr old?

Yes. High cholesterol at such a young age is likely genetic, but can be improved somewhat with exercise and diet. Significant elevation will require treatment with a statin medication. Read more...

How can I lower cholesterol (ldl), and increases HDL levels?

Diet, exercise, drug. 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. You may need drug treatment. See this site for more info. http://www.hpb.gov.sg/hopportal/dandc-article/7. Read more...

How can I lower cholesterol after eating mcdonalds?

Cholesterol. If you want to lower cholesterol mcds isn't the place to go. If have to eat there do a salad without dressing and drink water. To lower lipids learn the mediterranean diet and follow that, get daily exercise like walking 3mi and see your dr. To see what the cholesterol is an do you need medication also. Read more...

How can I lower my cholesterol naturally?

Vegan diet. The closer you can get to a vegan diet with fish the better; exercise and weight loss help. Read more...
LDL, not Cholesterol. Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ?700 nmol/l, HDL ?45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ?$, but misleading. Read more...

How can I lower my cholesterol, which is 6.6 now?

Cholesterol. There are five different types of cholesterol problems. Your question is way too ambiguous for this simple app. A whole textbook could be written about your question. To get specific advice here you need to provide the numbers of the lipid panel. Read more...

How can I lower my cholesterol, aside from cutting back on the foods that cause it?

Physical activity. Remain physically active. Add in foods to v cholesterol. Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Read more...

My cholesterol is 204 is that to high I'm 36 years old and I'm a female. How can I lower my cholesterol?

Normal, but. That's normal but, like grades, it can always be better. The raw number, actually, isn't very helpful since the components include both bad and good cholesterol and the higher the latter, the better. So check on your LDL (bad) and HDL (good) and see what they are. If you HDL is >60, your total cholesterol may seem a bit high, but you're at lower than average risk. Read more...