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51 years old has a high cholestrol level

i am a 51 year old woman total cholestrol 230 , hdl 75 , trigylcedries 90 and ldl 137 is that really bad
Asked On : Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response
Hello shree,
This variation in your lipid profile can be stabilized by slightly modifying your diet.
If you are a pure vegetarian use combination of oils in your food prearation instead of using one type ie: use sunflower, olive oil , corn oil etc in combination. Restrict your fat inatakeespecially saturated fats & fried foods.
If you are non vegetarian strict red meat, use lean meat & fish in moderate amounts.
With this you follow some routine exercise .
Hope the suggestion is helpfull.
Answered: Mon, 18 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
you do not worry,your cholesterol is moderately high,
triglycererides and hdl are ok,
Ldl is on boarder line high,
Take low fat and low carbohydrate diet,
Do some exercise like walking,swimming
With this every thing in control,
You may go for Atorvastatin after seeking advice from your doctor.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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