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Cholesterol, a waxy, fat-like substance, is important for you body, but too much in your blood can form plaques that sticks to artery walls and narrow or block your arteries increasing your risk of heart disease. Discuss topics including cholesterol’s link to heart disease, how to maintain a low cholesterol diet, and treatment methods for lowering your cholesterol.

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Last Feb. I had routine blood tests that included the following results. I ate well, no red meat but some cheese and 2% milk; and exercised daily. I thought the test results were pretty good. CHOLESTEROL 172 MG/DL ...
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The University Hospital at Heraklion in Crete, Greece, scientists worked with 42 patients who were diagnosed with high cholesterol. The patients took one gram of spirulina per day for three months, and their lipid profile was assessed at...
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Hi I am 35 (83kg lean)& lead an active lifestyle with plenty of walking & weight training.Diet wise I eat a large amount of vegetables (organic where possible),avocados,bananas & melon, eggs (mostly organic), plenty of nuts, lots of oily...
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I have been on Lipitor for less than a year. Has brought my cholesterol down from 260 to 175. Triglycerides though are still 338. I am not overweight and try to be healthy. I have to be because I am a 2 time cancer survivor. Anyway, just...
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Hey folks good morning. My doctor ran some blood work on me and it came back with a "high" LDL cholesterol which was 127. My question is............Is this considered high, is there any reason to panic with this number, or is this one of...
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Just got my result of my blood work my doctor told me i have to take meds to lower my LDL but im only 30 yrs old,4'11 and 135lbs i eat pretty healthy.My LDL is 204 mg/dl HDL is 51 mg/dl triglyceride is 139 mg/dl total cholesterol 281 nev...
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Hey guys. I post in different communities here. I know that it's known that lipitor has the side-effect of muscle tiredness and aches. Has anyone else have to deal with this? Man it's off the hook. I almost am paralyzed fro, lipitor. Thi...
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these r my last results: fbs 103 ldl 112 hdl 61 hba1c 5.4 chol 183 trigly 50 bun 23 creatinie 1.12 i am 36 year old 182 cm and 82 kg what is your opinion about results?
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My spouse is 45 and on one of those checkup Has been diagnosed with fatty lever-grade 2,also the gall bladder contains a 19mm stone, (non alcoholic). His triglycerides also are at 356.Doctor has advised to undergo surgery and get the g...
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REPORT RESULT-Lipid profile BIOCHEMISTRY Serum.triglycerides = 49 mg/dl Serum.cholesterol = 161 mg/dl HDL-cholesterol = 40.0 mg/dl LDL-cholesterol = 107 mg/dl VLDL-cholesterol = 10 mg/dl NON-HDL cholesterol = 121 mg/dl ...
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So I have had low cholesterol ever since I could remember. I always donate RBC and receive my total cholesterol each time. The numbers always have ranged between 120-180. Throughout these ranges I have been between great highs and lows o...
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Dear sir, My weight is 50 kg and height is 5 feet. My Lipid Profile result is below.I am not smoking and drink alcohol. Cholesterol= 321 mg/dl Triglycerides= 134 mg/dl HDL = 34 mg/dl LDL = 239 mg/dl VLDL = 27mg/dl I did not eat...
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Total cholesterol 169 Hdl 42 Ldl 112 Ratio 2.7 How to reduce ldl level? 5.10' 85kgs
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hi all. this is my astonishing new results: fbs:97 ldl: 92 hdl: 52 chol: 154 what is your idea about these huhe changes? this happen only after correct diet and exercise and never using any drug. my weigh is now 83 that was 92. my result...
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Hi all, I have been searching around on Internet about the difference between lipoproteins and plasma lipoproteins without result. Are they referring the same thing? Please help me to under them if they are referring to different te...
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MY age is 40, height 5' 7'', weight 83 KG, obesity is in family but i play squash daily and walk 30 minutes daily but my weight does not reduce nor increase. my cholesterol levels are. total cholesterol is 247 trig: 141 LDL: 161 ...
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I GOT MY LIPID PROFILE TESTED TODAY AND THE RESULTS ARE TOTAL CHOLESTEROL 158, LDL 97, HDL 37 TRIGLYSEROIDS-118 -I AM DIABETIC SINCE 10 YEARS AND ALSO HAD A STENT IN THE HEART TWO YEARS BACK. PL SUGGEST MEASURES IMPROVE HDL. I AM W...
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Hi We are Biology third years at Durham University doing a dissertation in Statins. We would appreciate it if you could answer these few questions. Thank you What is your opinion on statins? Do patients commonly complain of Side...
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Hi, my blood work results revealed 6.7 when its meant to be in the high 5's. I know this is high, but just how high is it please ? Ive never had a cholesterol problem in my life and just been diagnosed with IBS at the same time. Is it...
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i recently have a test and my hbA1c is equal to 5.6 what it means? is normal or not my fbs was 97
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