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Date : 09-Feb-2014
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:How to reduce the cholesteral level? Cholesterol total 258 Triglycerides 184H HDL 28L LDL 190 VLDL 36.8 Cholesterol ration 9.21
User:how can i reduce my cholesteral level
Doctor:May I know your age and gender?
User:30 and male
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes, high blood pressure or previous heart illness?
Doctor:Do you smoke and drink alcohol?
Doctor:May I know your current weight and height?
User:weight around 80 and height 5.8
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Your cholesterols are marginally deranged but not in morbidly high levels.
Doctor:Further you don't seem to have any other major risk factors to suspect immediate heart concerns.
Doctor:So in this context, I would only recommend that you start exercise.
Doctor:Your weight seems slightly above normal BMI standards.
Doctor:Start weight reducing exercise such as brisk walking, swimming, cycling, jogging or thread mill.
Doctor:These exercise will help you control weight as well as reduce cholesterol.
Doctor:In addition, you could also cut down the extra calorie diet and too fatty food.
Doctor:Reduce the number of teaspoon sugar you add to coffee or tea.
Doctor:cut down the amount of rice you eat.
Doctor:Supplement that with whole grain cereals such as wheat products.
User:ok i used to play badminton daily for 30 to 45 mins
Doctor:These simple diet and exercise will reduce the cholesterol.
Doctor:Why have you stopped playing now?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes i here
User:im playing now as well
Doctor:Badminton is a good sport to help you reduce weight; but you should give a little more efforts there.
User:and at night while sleeping i m snoring very loud
Doctor:Try playing single matches instead of playing doubles.
Doctor:The idea is to make you run. The more your heart beats faster, the more you shed weight.
Doctor:Alternatively, I would suggest you to try swimming, cycling and other exercise I suggested earlier.
Doctor:Snoring is common in over weight individual.
User:will do that
Doctor:If you have no nasal congestion, sinus issues, then you are most likely snoring due to excess weight.
Doctor:If the weight reduction doesn't solve the snoring issue, you can consult an ENT surgeon.
Doctor:Have you followed what i suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:i will do as per ur suggestion
User:thanks for you help
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thank you very much
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