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Precautions to be taken to reduce cholesterol levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   can you tell me about cholestrol for a 28 year guy
User :   i recently got my tests done and the cholestrol is on marginally higher side. what precautions should i take?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have family history of high cholesterol
Doctor :   High cholesterol leads to various health conditions
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   are you there
User :   no i dont have a family history
Doctor :   High cholesterol leads to heart disease
User :   but what to do to have everything under control?
Doctor :   the high cholesterol in the blood accumulates in the blood vessels leading to blockage of the blood vessels leading to heart attack, stroke , highblood pressure etc
Doctor :   you need to take diet rich in vitamins, minerals
Doctor :   take lot of fruits and vagetables

Doctor :   you need to avoid fatty food
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