I am only 17 and i cant sleep at night coz my arm goes numb n tikly,my heart hurts and i sometimes have a hard time breathing.. what is cholesterol ? how does it happen? how do you get rid of it? please ...
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Low cholesterol mean less level of LDL. Lower cholesterol is usually better, but in rare cases having a low level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or "bad") cholesterol or a low total cholesterol level could increase your risk of some health problems like depression, cancer, low birth weight of child in pregnancy.
What can be done to reduce cholesterol level
Thanks for your query. Low fat diet, regular exercises, no smoking, no alcohol, maintenance of body weight will reduce cholesterol. If cholesterol levels are quite high, a course of Statins (such as, rosuvastatin) be taken and continued till Lipid levels return to normal range.
Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
What is the best way/how to lower my cholesterol?
Hi Ms Open Read,
Welcome to HCM. I perceive that you are 52 years old by your age written in your query. I suggest a healthy diet and some form of exercise which will help reduce cholesterol levels. Brisk walking with few stretching exercises will suffice for now. If you get back with details of your weight, height and medical history if any, I can suggest a good diet plan and exercise for you.