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Cause of heart attack and elevated triglyceride in a fitness freak - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   I m XXXXXXXX and need to talk to cardiologist
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age-44, gender- male, occupation-xxxxxxx, location,- xxxxxxx,marital status- married, weight- 73kg, height-5.9', dependents-3
User :   he is fitness freak and body builder kind but suffered heart attack lat year on 15th april, he does not smoke nor does he drink, very spiritual so meditates lot too. totally physicaaly fit
User :   doctor said that was due to hereditary problem
User :   he is on medicines after he underwent bypass @ xxxxxxx hospital on 30th april
User :   but he has tendency of triglycerides increasing
User :   now its 233
User :   is anyone there??????
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   i was going through your history
User :   he really dioesent even eat anything, nothing oily i mean, nor cheese, butter or red meat, he has left it totaly after by pass
User :   at home i m using olive oil & saffola that too in very less quantum
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what are the resent values and when were they tested
User :   lots of fruits and asparagus and only salads more he has come down from 5 chapatis at a time to 2
User :   his triglycerides is 233, cholestrol - 189, ratio is 4.85
User :   it was tested on 2nd, Sept
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he still exercise
Doctor :   and do the same work out regimen asd he would have done earlier
User :   yes, one hour cycling and brisk walk for 30 minutes
User :   no previously he use to go to gym and do all exercise even weight lifting, etc, now he has stopped now he does only cardio and cycling besided brisk walking
User :   he is very fit otherwise, appearance wise too he is absolutely perfect
User :   no flabs i mean
Doctor :   ok then i should say that you need not have to worry about the Raised Triglycerides
Doctor :   since he is medically fit and there would be nothing to worry
User :   but during the attack period it was 289 so i m worried
Doctor :   Yes i under stand but then i would like you to also under stand the Disease process
User :   ok
Doctor :   like the Atheromatous plugs are being formed at they age of the Child hood itself and right from the Womb and
User :   do i need to do more test?
Doctor :   they are only going to get modified on the age basis and the life style basis there after so i would suggest that do not worry about it as it shall
Doctor :   be fine purely due to his healthy life
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