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What can cause HDL levels to rise?
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diet & exercise
Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes 5 times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol.
Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day.

In brief: Diet & exercise
Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes 5 times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol.
Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day.
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Carnitine
Carnitine 2gm per day will make HDL cholesterol.

In brief: Carnitine
Carnitine 2gm per day will make HDL cholesterol.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Exercise
In brief: Exercise
Exercise can raise HDL cholesterol.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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