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Cause of elevated lipid levels, tips to control them - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   Hi Dr.
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   I am 39 years male
User :   Last 10 years I am a regular joger and do exercise
User :   daily for 45 min
Doctor :   ok
User :   recently I am diagionised with high lipids
User :   Total Chosteral 255.600
User :   Trygylicrides 225
User :   B lood Urea022.500
User :   HDL 038
User :   LDL 172
User :   vldl 045.120
User :   I was advised medecine lipikind-f
User :   which contains salts Atorvastatin and Fenofibrate
User :   1 tab per day after dinner
Doctor :   ok. please provide your age, location, height, weight, occupation, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   I took it for 2 months
Doctor :   have you strated taking the medication prescribed?
Doctor :   *started
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was your blood pressure measured before and after starting the medication?
User :   Age 39 Lovation XXXIndia Height 176 cm and weight 70 KG
User :   YES BP was 140/10 BUT WHEN i TAKE MEDECINE TRIKA 0.5 MG it comes 130/90 IN EVENINGS IT IS NORMAL
Doctor :   was repeat LIPID profile checked after you started with medication?
User :   bp WAS 140/100
Doctor :   why was Trika prescribed to you? what symptoms did you have?
User :   When I know I have to get the BP checked it is always higher
User :   and when I take after trika it is normal
Doctor :   when were the recent tests done?
User :   tOTAL cH 265
User :   hdl 40.8000
User :   LDL 173
User :   VLDL 51
Doctor :   were you on diet control simultaneously while being on medication?
User :   Now another doctor has advised Arvast tab 10 mg which contains Resuvastatin Calcium Tab
Doctor :   ok
User :   Yes I was on diet control
Doctor :   ok
User :   I took alchohal 150 ml thrice a week
User :   No Cigrates
Doctor :   for better control of lipid levels try these home remedies along with medication, exercise and diet control. Avoid alcohol at all costs.
User :   ok
Doctor :   1) take pomegranate juice early morning empty stomach without sugar
Doctor :   2) take 3-4 garlic pods (raw) on empty stomach daily
Doctor :   3) soak fenugreek seeds in water overnight, and drink that water in morning
User :   Will this be ok
Doctor :   do not consume alcohol, stick to fruits atleast twice a day
User :   Not even small quantity of alchohal / beer / Wine
Doctor :   is stil the levels are on higher side, get your thyroid status checked.
Doctor :   yes, no forms of alcohol
Doctor :   it will affect the lipid control
Doctor :   and also the efficacy of medications prescribed
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you back?
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Yes I am back
User :   You are Dr.XXX
User :   wHERE R U FROM
Doctor :   yes I am Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   please proceed with your discussion
Doctor :   I am from XXX
User :   I have been prescribed medecine Arvast 10 mg is it ok
User :   contains Resuvastatin Calcium Tab
Doctor :   yes, it is fine, it is given to control both cholesterol and triglycerides
User :   for 30 days
User :   Can you prescribe me my diet chart
User :   Can I take rice / sweets
User :   I am not a diabitic
Doctor :   you diet should contain a good mix of carbohydrate, protiens and fat, preferably low fat
User :   What should be my ideal wate my hight is 175 cm
User :   What should be my targeted numbers of Lipids ie Total Choletral , Tryglycrides , HDL and LDL AND VLDL
User :   ??
Doctor :   your ideal weight should be between 60-70 kg
Doctor :   the desired levels for good control should be as follows
Doctor :   total Ch: less than 200
Doctor :   HDL between 30-65
Doctor :   LDL less than 130
Doctor :   triglyceride less than 190
Doctor :   VLDL less than 40
Doctor :   LDL/HDL ratio between 1.5-3.5
Doctor :   have you followed what I said?
User :   One more thing can I start alchohal after the control of lipids
User :   Yes I have followed
Doctor :   try to avoid it completely, as it will again tend to increase the lipid levels
User :   OK,Can I know your contact details and qualification
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner.
Doctor :   you can get back to me here if you have further queries

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