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Controlling High cholesterol level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   Hello
User :   recent medical checkup results got high cholostral ...
User :   how can i reduce it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   is this a problem if i m having high cholestrol
Doctor :   Very much
Doctor :   TO assess i need the above details
Doctor :   too]
User :   age:23,gender:female,occupation:software engineer,marital status:married,dependents:family
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no i dont have
Doctor :   Can you detail out all the parametres on your lipid profile
Doctor :   like LDL, HDL. TG
User :   i count get u sir
User :   sory i countn't get u
Doctor :   Did you get the lipid profile donw
Doctor :   when was it done?
User :   2 months back
Doctor :   to say that you have high Cholesterol
User :   i had a general checkup after completion of all checkups
Doctor :   Do you have the lipid profile report with y ou
Doctor :   now
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Let me explain you
User :   ok
Doctor :   The lipid profile is taken atleast once in a year after 20 yrs of age
Doctor :   to assess if there is a risk factor of Cholesterol metabolism
Doctor :   in the body
Doctor :   which is inturn a risk factor for diabetes and Heart disease on a long run
User :   ok
Doctor :   So if any parametres on tjhe lipid profile like low HDL, High LDL, HIgh TG etc are found
Doctor :   the person is attemtpted on Life style modifications
Doctor :   liek Diet and Exercise advise
User :   ok

Doctor :   and if not controlled he/she is put on medicines
Doctor :   but three attempts are made to control with diet and exercise
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   at the same time the other risk factors which i have asked you like smokingm, diabetes etc
Doctor :   are also screened
User :   ok
Doctor :   The management depends on the overall number of risk factors
Doctor :   as you have only the high CHL yoiu should first modify6 the diet and the lifestyle
Doctor :   with atleast 40 min of rigular and timely physical activity
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   The diet needs specific addressal by a dietician
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
Doctor :   you can also call them alternatively at 0000
User :   what is the minimum CHL
Doctor :   The fasting would be from 160 to 190mg/dl
Doctor :   Your BMI is also important
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   Calculate the BMI
Doctor :   with this linlk
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi sir
User :   i am sory some problem in internet explorer
Doctor :   Tell me..
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Can you tell me your BMI.
Doctor :   Body mass index.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   how to find out sor
Doctor :   calculate it from that link that i have sent..
User :   ok sir
User :   20 sir
Doctor :   ok..thats in he normal range..
Doctor :   so is there any thing that you would like to know.
User :   what kind of diet i have to sir
Doctor :   Do you take Non Veg..
User :   yes
User :   not frequently
Doctor :   then it should be avoided..
User :   not frequently
User :   ok
Doctor :   Let your diet be more with the Vegetables and teh
Doctor :   Fruits.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   ok sir thank u so much
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit a, you can also call them
Doctor :   For all weight problems, , you can also call them alternatively at 0000
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User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Bye For now..
User :   bye

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