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Hdl below 40 ldl above 190 what to do?
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diet and Exercise...
Without knowing the rest of the results of your cholesterol profile(nor, if it was a fasting specimen) i would recommend a healthier diet; exercise 20-30 minutes 3-4 times/week, and drink more water. Eliminate fried and fatty foods and begin an omega-3 fatty acid supplement(you can eat some baked or steamed salmon 3-4 times/weed if you'd rather).
Then check back with your doctor for a true sampl.

In brief: Diet and Exercise...
Without knowing the rest of the results of your cholesterol profile(nor, if it was a fasting specimen) i would recommend a healthier diet; exercise 20-30 minutes 3-4 times/week, and drink more water. Eliminate fried and fatty foods and begin an omega-3 fatty acid supplement(you can eat some baked or steamed salmon 3-4 times/weed if you'd rather).
Then check back with your doctor for a true sampl.
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Exercise
There are 2 ways to address this: medications and non-medications.
Talk with your doctor about what medications might be best for you. Non-medication things to do include a low saturated fat (meat and dairy) diet, a diet rich in unsaturated fats (olive oil, etc), high fiber with lots of fruits and vegetables, and cardiovascular exercise 4-5 days/week for at least 40 minutes/day (this is key.).

In brief: Exercise
There are 2 ways to address this: medications and non-medications.
Talk with your doctor about what medications might be best for you. Non-medication things to do include a low saturated fat (meat and dairy) diet, a diet rich in unsaturated fats (olive oil, etc), high fiber with lots of fruits and vegetables, and cardiovascular exercise 4-5 days/week for at least 40 minutes/day (this is key.).
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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