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High blood pressure 160 /100 my age 29 y.Test show hi level of triglycerides, hi level (ldl) low level (hdl) been a year on healthy diet lose 10 kg?

See doc. Sounds like you need an internist. BP seems excessively high for someone your age. Need a good eval for secondary causes of htn. Also if trig > 500 should consider treating. If LDL also elevated atorva or rosuva statin might be good choice. Congrats on wt loss. Keep up the diet / exercise and wt loss. Read more...
Keep going . The current weight is not provided, but if not at ideal body weight, further weight will likely help. Weight and diet are two pieces of the puzzle. Environmental factors and genetics predisposition are others. Blood pressure of 160/100 is hi for a 29 year old and most would start blood pressure medications at this point. Great job on the < 20 pounds weight loss. Read more...

Can arteriosclerosis be a reason to have erectile dysfunction although I have normal ldl, low hdl, and normal total cholesterol, I have hypertension?

Hypertension,, Hypertension is a very important reason for erectile dysfunction. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is very often associated with impotence or erectile dysfunction. One of the ways it may contribute to this is by arteriosclerosis or thickening of the small arteries and arterioles in the body. It's wise to see your doctor to get the blood pressure under control for this and more important reasons. Read more...

How can I raise my HDL while on beta blocker? Total cholesterol was 156, triglycerides- 75, ldl- 105, hdl- 38. I have wolff Parkinson's white & hbp.

Crestor (rosuvastatin) Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a medication that can raise your hdl. Since you are 18 with hypertension, that is already abnormal. See your physician who prescribes you the beta blocker and ask if there is a better medication for you or a diet plan to raise your HDL instead of medication. Read more...

My HDL LDL and total cholesterol is really high every time I go have blood work done. I am supposed to be taking meds. Is that safe not to?

Depends. The decision to take medications for high cholesterol depends on the levels of total and each subtype of cholesterol, as well as risks of the patient. If your doctor has recommended to start meds, you should follow your doctor's advice. High cholesterol if untreated can lead to heart and vascular disease. Read more...
You might be at risk. Having an elevated lipoprotein profile can put you at risk of of having a heart attack. Ask your doctor about the Framingham risk score for cardiovascular disease, using simple parameters such as systolic blood pressure, age, gender, total cholesterol, HDL and smoking or not, can predict your chance of having a heart attack in the next 10 years. Read more...

What to do if I have high blood pressure high LDL cholesterol diabetes high HDL cholesterol which one?

Of those you. Mentioned high HDL cholesterol is actually considered beneficial, the others should be treated with diet and exercise and prescription medications if necessary. Read more...