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Report shows hdl 34 and ldl 280. BMI 23. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i need to know on the High cholestrol
Doctor:Please proceed with the details.
User:i got my medical test done my hdl is 34 and ldl is 280
Doctor:Both your LDL and HDL levels are not under ideal limits.
Doctor:HDL values above 45 and LDL below 100 is preferable.
User:i know that , pls advice to get the same within limit
Doctor:Since both are abnormal, if the same trend continues you are at some risk to develop cardiac event.
Doctor:Both these parameters are affected by your diet, lifestyle and weight.
User:advice treatment
Doctor:If you are current BMI is above normal, it needs to be brought down.
User:Advice medical and general measures of treatment
Doctor:The first advice was to check your BMI status.
Doctor:If you weight above normal limit, that has to be brought down.
Doctor:Weight reduction brings cholesterol levels under limits.
User:BMI 23
Doctor:Keep up your current BMI standard.
Doctor:2. Take a low calorie low fat diet.
Doctor:Any food which as very sweet such as deserts, ice cream, chocolates are XXXXXXX in calories. They add to cholesterol levels.
Doctor:Avoid them.
Doctor:Any food product which are less in fibres also add to cholesterols.
Doctor:Refined cereals and grains are less in fibres.
User:Thank you doc
User:appreciate it
Doctor:Fruits and vegetables are high in fibres.
Doctor:Take them.
Doctor:Prefer to take mixed vegetable oil than simple oil.
Doctor:3. Restrict alcohol consumption.
Doctor:4. Recheck your cholesterols again after 3-6 months.
Doctor:If the levels haven't reduced, you can try medical drugs such as atorvastatin to reduce cholesterol.
Doctor:your local doctor can prescribe the medications to you.
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