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HDL level high, cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL below normal. Fear cardiac disease? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:Hai Doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:my concern is about my HDL level
Doctor:Please let me know the value
User:when i tested it last year, it was 38....after 6-7 months it went to 25 and last month when i checked it is 23...
User:but my other values are in normal range...
Doctor:The differences in the value are not bothersome
User:that means total cholesterol, triglycerides and LDL
Doctor:However all three values are below normal which is not good
User:my doctor gave me anti-oxidants with multivitamin tablet last month
User:and I am taking it for one month..
Doctor:You can continue to take them
User:she said, will check it again after one month...
User:do the low HDL level lead to cardiac disease?
User:that is my main concern..
Doctor:Yes, low HDL level leads to cardiac disease
User:i am exercising daily....strentgh training....jogging...
Doctor:Cardiac disease per se is multifactorial
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Is your BMI normal?
User:ya...around 23 I belive
User:my weight is 80 kg..height 5' 11
Doctor:Do you know your waist circumference?
User:my pants size is 32...
User:i only know that measure
Doctor:It is normal
Doctor:Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor:Do you consume mixed diet or vegetarian diet?
User:once in a or 2 glass of beer
User:no smoking..
User:mixed diet...
Doctor:There is very minimal risk for you to develop any cardiac disease
Doctor:Please follow the same lifestyle
User:and one more thing doctor..
User:some times i have a little high BP
Doctor:What is the value?
User:it went to 140/90
Doctor:On how many occasions?
User:after that I controlled my food with less sodium diet....and using safolla oily foods..
User:3 to 4 times..
User:now it went it is 130/80 or 120/80
Doctor:You need to check your BP every three months
User:i am checking in every week now...
User:last week it was 120/80..
Doctor:Keep monitoring it
User:is there any medicine to increase the HDL value doctor?
Doctor:Nothing as such
Doctor:repeat your lipid profile every 6 months
User:ok doctor...
User:thank you....thank you for your valuable time..
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:nothing doctor
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Wish you good health
Doctor:Bye for now
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