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High cholestrol, family history of same, cod liver oil capsules, normal BP, diet chart. What problem can i face? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi Dr XXXXXXXX here
User :   hello doctor
User :   i recently got my cholestrol checked
Doctor :   please proceed with the query
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m 23 yr old male and have a cholestrol of 218
Doctor :   ok
User :   the thing is i have a family problem of cholestrol
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean my dad has high cholestrol prob, my grand father had it too
Doctor :   what is your height and weight
User :   my heaight is 169 cms and weight 68
Doctor :   do they have any heart conditions
User :   sorry didnt understand u
Doctor :   any heart problems .like any attack
Doctor :   any surgery on heart
User :   grand father had 1-2 and died of the last one
Doctor :   at what age
User :   dad has heart probs too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need to closely monitor your cholestrol levels every 6 months
User :   ok
User :   is 218 cholestrol alarming ??
Doctor :   do you eat lot of non veg
User :   i have a BP of120/80
User :   yes i do
Doctor :   ok, that is ok
Doctor :   how frequently
User :   i eat NV regularly
Doctor :   i guess you need the help of dietician.
Doctor :   we have a dietician who will help you out.
User :   is my cholestrol level alarming ? or is it ok
Doctor :   it is above normal
Doctor :   so it should rise that too at this age
Doctor :   so regular exercise
User :   ok
Doctor :   daily walking
Doctor :   reduce salt, masala food
Doctor :   and also reduce oily food
User :   thats most of my diet!!
Doctor :   change oil to olive or rice AAAAAAA
Doctor :   yes, you should shift to more vegertables
Doctor :   once a week chicken
Doctor :   and you eat fish more of it, since it is good for heart
Doctor :   absolutely no muttton
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you can have cod liver oil capsules everyday
Doctor :   drink lots of water
Doctor :   ok
User :   one query, what problems can i be expecting in near future if i continue my present lifestyle?
Doctor :   if you give me your mobile number our dietician will contact you
Doctor :   heart attack, block, diabetes, hypertension
Doctor :   kidney failure
User :   0000
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any more queries.
User :   is this problem coming only because of heriditary reasons?
Doctor :   yes and your present diet.
User :   ok doctor.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   kindly login for further queries.
User :   thank you for your time.
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye
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