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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.
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Exercise

In brief: Exercise

Exercise can raise HDL cholesterol.
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