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2 1 1 day ago
My Tryglicerides are good my good cholesterol is good but my cholesterol is 263. First time in my life it’s never been over 200. Can I try diet and exercise I am very overweight and possibly get it under control? My sugar is good my thyroid is good nothing else is flagged on my lab work at that...
16 1 Fri, 23 Nov 2018
My husband has been on Lipitor and Avalide to control his cholesterol and blood pressure. We have been trying to conceive for three years. His sperm analysis last year was pretty bad, with low counts and poor morphology. I keep hearing that it could be his medications that are causing the...
13 1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Hi, I have gone for LFT(before breakfast) and i found my SGOT to be 48 and SGPT to be 58. I have also gone for Uric Acd test and it is coming out to be 7.1. Please let me know the reason for high levels of SGOT and Uric Acid. I dont drink or smoke, but i take Non-Veg regularly. Thanks Pranav
11 1 Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Hi,two week ago i got hcv anti body test which was positive then i got pcr quantative test for virus presence .my pcr test was negetaive (undetectable). But my sgpt and bilirubin are high 59 u/l and 2.4 respectively . I need suggestion ,should i get some medicine or i Can control without medicine...
14 1 Mon, 1 Oct 2018
My sis in law is experienceing jaw numbness and sometimes cant talk straight. She was diagnosed of high blood cholesterol. she has maintenance meds but still she feels dizzy. does it mean her cholesterol hasnt gone down? Im planning to have her checked by a neurologist....
13 1 Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Hi I m 45 had RAIodine in 2005, on L thyroxine 100microgram now. Thyroid profile always normal however my total cholesterol is elevated 6.4 mmol/l(1.03)mmol/l. Recently I had a vertigo last month, Neurologist told I had vestibulopathy. I also feeling cold especially on my hand and feet also has...
2 1 Wed, 25 Jul 2018
Oh, my goodness. I am unable to take statins because I have every single side effect possible. So I waited a while and then my doc sent me to a cholesterol clinic because my numbers are so high. So they tried me on Zetia. Within 5 days I had all of the major side effects but I decided to try...
3 2 Fri, 6 Jul 2018
Hi, can I answer your health question? Please type your question What could cause the veins from both my thumps to suddenly extremely pop out? After soaking them in cold water and compressing then they went back to not even being visible. I wasn’t do anything stenuous or straining. I am a 74 year...
2 1 Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Hello, I m 63, female, high cholestrol, no heart problem or no high blood pressure. I m allergic to statins. Drs. has asked me to take fish oil to help lower it. So, I was taking Flaxseed oil for a year. Went back to Dr. and again suggested fish oil. I purchased Nature Made Fish Oil and as taking...
3 2 Sat, 23 Jun 2018
My name is Jocelyn, 38 years old,I have a bio-chemistry result. Cholesterol- 227, Triglyceride- 117, HDL Cholesterol- 62, LDL Cholesterol- 142, Total Cholesterol- 3.7. Am i high cholesterol? Which food do i need to eat and which food can not be eat. Shall i take medicine?
2 1 Fri, 1 Jun 2018
I had a carotid neck a Doppler test and my doctor said I need to take a cholesterol medication. I don t wish to take a medication because I went to Japan and lived on Fish and green tea. When I came back I had to take some blood work and my cholesterol was lowered by 50 points. My Doppler test...
2 1 Fri, 1 Jun 2018
Doctor i was having cholesterol 301 VDL 198 HDl 36. i was prescribed Rozat 10mg for three months then i checked the blood again and now the values are ch-186,VDL 135,HDL 35. My doctor said to continue the medicine. so i would like to know from you can i stop the medicines.thank you
2 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
Hello. I received advices from Dr Shaikdh and i was very appreciate . Yes , i had a test on August 15, 2017 and the results : T3 : 1.11nmol/l , Free T4 : 14.25pmol/L and TSH : 1.54uIU/ml . I also had a test yesterday ,and my HbA1c is 5.06% . Due to the TSH and HbA1c results, am i diagnoised with...
2 1 Tue, 29 May 2018
I seemed to have some adverse reaction to Lipitor 10 mg and stopped it. My doctor says while on it, my blood levels were incredibly good, and I should go back on. I prefer over-the-counter red yeast rice 640 mg/day, which also kept my cholesteraol at good numbers. What do you think Lipitor vs red...
14 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
My husband is wanting to get a tattoo. He is taking cymbalta, hpb medication, cholesterol medication, predisone and an aspirin. Is it safe for him to get a tattoo while taking any or all this medication? If not, will he ever be able to get a tattoo? Can he wait a certain period after taking the...
12 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
hello Doctor I am a international powrelifter My age 30 and Body Weight is 120 K.G my problem is B.p.170/100 Iam regular practice in GYM Lifting SQuat 400.Kg. Bench Press.220 K.g Dead Lift.300 Kg. Iam past 10 Years in the Powerlifting Game winig lot of medals in international level Earlier...
21 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
good after noon YUSUF JAMAL Age 43 years sir, i am indian and presently living in qatar, since 7-8 months i was facing problem for premature ejaculation, no tightness and size also decress day by day. and last 3-4 months i am fully impotance. since 3 months my wife with me but i was unable. 8...
7 1 Sat, 26 May 2018
I have normal/low blood pressure (107/70), but lately I have been feeling REALLY tired and my blood pressure has been averaging 100/56 and lower. I was in the hospital with diverticulitis a few weeks ago and my blood pressure stayed about 90/55. I am usually a very active 62 year old female, but...
2 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
I was recently prescribed Ezetimibe to help bring my cholesterol. Unfortunately, I have been experiencing great muscle pain around my mid-section. Pulling myself up from my bed is very uncomfortable and painful. I have MS but this is different. Any assistance you’d could give would be greatly...
2 1 Fri, 25 May 2018
I have never had high cholestrol until three months ago and it was 216, and my doctor ordered an ABI, which revealed I had peripheral artery disease, my doctor wants me to take Crestor and I do not want to... Would it be ok to use garlic instead and other supplements? I am female, age 70, and...