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Cause of elevated serum triglyceride levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i was jus talking to a doc when i was sent to the payment page
User :   i made the payment and when i came back there was no reply frm the doc
User :   ok any ways , this was my conversation with the previous doc
Doctor :   I Know about your conversation about the lab reports
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   ok i am not able to paste it here
User :   yeah was it u ?
User :   ok fine
User :   so wht do u think the Serum triglyceride value is high
User :   and Serum cholestrol is 218 mg/dl , its jus at the border
Doctor :   The lack of proper diet and exercise raises the level
Doctor :   more like a sedantary life is the culprit
User :   i have a medical check up with theXXX , end of next month , i have to get the values down to normal
Doctor :   or the familial history
User :   cud it be the use of coconut oil and cocnut in everything i eat, thats bcos i am frm kerala , and coconut oil and scrapped coconut is used a lot in our food ?
Doctor :   Good point you made out now
Doctor :   Coconut oil is not good for cooking
Doctor :   Any oil that can solidify at room temperature
User :   ohh ok
User :   so i shud cut down on the use of coconut oil for cooking
Doctor :   is not good
Doctor :   very much
Doctor :   Cut down the snacking
Doctor :   Start with regular and timely exercises
Doctor :   as the important measure
User :   and then by the end of next month values can drop ?
Doctor :   these iwll automatically reduce the s, trigly and the s cholesterol
User :   ok fine .
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   If you start without losing a day
User :   wht abt lymphocytes and monocytes
Doctor :   it comes down
Doctor :   Dont worry about the values of Lymphocytes
Doctor :   the rise even if you have cold
User :   and monocytes ?
User :   wht abt Monocytes ?
Doctor :   Look you dont have to worry about the lymphocytes and monoc
User :   alright
Doctor :   The doctor always treat the patients or advise the patient
User :   ok comin back to cholestrol
Doctor :   on his symptoms and problem
Doctor :   and not on the lab reports
Doctor :   Yes
User :   wht fruits shud i eat , oranges ? including salads for food will be a good idea
Doctor :   All fruits are good
Doctor :   and all green leafy vegetables fresh are a very good idea
User :   and is it true tht chewing a garlic clove every day reduces cholestrol , but doesnt it increase body heat
Doctor :   Eat pulses
Doctor :   liek beans, grams
Doctor :   peas
Doctor :   Garlic has the natural property as it has Omega 3 Fatty acids
Doctor :   so removes bad cholesterol
Doctor :   HDL is the good cholesterol
Doctor :   TG, LDL are the bad cholesterol
User :   so u recomend chewing a garlic clove everyday to me ?
Doctor :   Do you have this problem about CHOL in your family
Doctor :   you may not chew it specifically
Doctor :   you may use it in the normal cooking process
User :   ahh my grand father had , not much of a proble, jus that we use a lot of coconut home ,
Doctor :   Dont worry now
Doctor :   Just concentrate on two things
Doctor :   Regular balanced diet which is boiled
Doctor :   and timely
User :   ok and like u said , its not abt the symptoms , i am a pilot by profession , and i have a anual medical check up in the airforce hospital and , any deviation of value they r not happy , n thy give us temporary unfit certificates
Doctor :   sticking
Doctor :   Plan for 1 hour of aerobic exercises
User :   ok fine ...
User :   drinking lot of water helps ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   and one more question , Puss cells for urine analysis says 1-2 Phf , is tht normal
User :   sorry thts not Phf , its 1-2 /HPF
Doctor :   ok ur in air force
Doctor :   which XXX hosp u did the test
User :   no i am intoXXX , but our medical check up is done by the XXX , its the same medical check up for XXX and XXX pilots
User :   I work for XXX
Doctor :   k thats fine
Doctor :   r u regularly flying?
User :   i have done my medical check up in a pvt hospital , but these reports , will have to be submitted to the XXX hospital , XXX , XXXRd
User :   Yes i have been regular
Doctor :   so r u in any medications or any diet control?
User :   i do this every yr , 1 month before my real medical , i get a mock medical done in a pvt hospital , and see if there has to be any rectification .
Doctor :   k so proceed
User :   i am not into any medications , and my last medical test by the XXX was cleared , but gave a warning tht i shud reduce my Weight
Doctor :   ya whats ur weight?
User :   5 ft 7 , 68 kg , 25 yrs old
Doctor :   age/height
User :   thy say my weight shud be 56 kgs ,
Doctor :   well its little high, u have to cut down on fats
Doctor :   fried stuffs
Doctor :   cheezy things
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   oily
Doctor :   avoid rice
Doctor :   potatoes
User :   ok ...
Doctor :   refined sugars
User :   avoid rice and potatoes , i was living on them infact
Doctor :   more stress on grenn veggies
User :   can u pls define refined sugar ?
User :   wht else can i use ?
Doctor :   oats
Doctor :   corn flakes
Doctor :   sugar free
Doctor :   skimmed milk
User :   ok u have not replied for the puss cells for urine analysis
Doctor :   regular exercises
Doctor :   avoid drinks like aerated waters
Doctor :   beers
Doctor :   alcohol
User :   yeah the prob is tht i used to go to the gym , and now we have started out night sorties , thus i am not able to go to the gym now
Doctor :   the puss cell rise if there r chnaces of any infections in the urine
Doctor :   u can prac yoga
User :   but yeah i go for walks now n then , but i will stress on it for a month
Doctor :   lite ex in the house
User :   ok my puss cell is 1-2 / HPF
User :   is it normal ?
Doctor :   well thats fair enough not to worry for
Doctor :   drink more water
Doctor :   about 1.5-2.5 lts of water a day
User :   and Ep Cells ; 1-2 Hpf as well , whts ur opinion on this one ?
User :   hmm ok
Doctor :   less of calcium containing stuffs
User :   shud i avoid milk
Doctor :   well u can avoid butter & cheez
User :   yes
User :   and Ep Cells ; 1-2 Hpf as well , whts ur opinion on this one ?
Doctor :   that will b fine
User :   Pls tell me ,
Doctor :   proper rest after the sortie
User :   6 months back i got my nose broken
Doctor :   k
User :   and out ENT docs , look for DNS
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   they put some kind of a hook in the nose , and with a torch they look for DNS or something
Doctor :   DNS is quite common
Doctor :   its devaited nasal septum
User :   will my broken nose ( which is now healed , but the crack is still seen in x ray is taken ) will the doc come to knw thr my nose is broken
Doctor :   no that doesn't matter
User :   no DNS is a temporary unfit for Pilot , they send u off for 8 months and ask u to do a surgery
Doctor :   even if u remove the nasal bone
Doctor :   ya if its there u can undergo septoplasy
User :   no i dun have DNS
Doctor :   septoplasty
Doctor :   its easy operation
Doctor :   chaep
Doctor :   safe
Doctor :   less complication
User :   but i was asking u , the doc when he will look into my nose with the torch , can he knw tht my nose has a fracture ?
User :   No i am clear of DNS
Doctor :   no he cant wd out seeing the x-ray?
User :   ok thank u doc , my questions are answered
User :   Good night
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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User :   thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   in case u want any query we can solve it out
Doctor :   good night
User :   thank u good nigth
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