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Male 49 yrs. LDL chole 180,Triglyer 113, HDL 34 Uric acid 6. checked 3 month back.After that daily walk 30 min. already veg diet.advise retest when?

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Dr. Stuart Winkler
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Increased LDL RX

LDL cholesterol is considered the bad cholesterol.
It is associated with atherosclerosis of blood vessels especially of the heart. HDL is considered good cholesterol and protects you from the effects of high LDL cholesterol. Your LDL is high and HDL low which is bad. You probably need to be on a statin drug to lower the LDL. Exercise will increase the HDL. See your doctor.

In brief: Increased LDL RX

LDL cholesterol is considered the bad cholesterol.
It is associated with atherosclerosis of blood vessels especially of the heart. HDL is considered good cholesterol and protects you from the effects of high LDL cholesterol. Your LDL is high and HDL low which is bad. You probably need to be on a statin drug to lower the LDL. Exercise will increase the HDL. See your doctor.
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