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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   hi
User :   Good evening
User :   How can I help you?
User :   well tell me something abt chelestrol level
User :   hi
User :   abt chelestrol level
User :   I shall try to clear your queries regarding the cholesterol level
User :   There is some things called as LDL
User :   HDL
User :   VLDL
User :   TG
User :   as low density lipoproteins, high density lipo proteins, very low density lipo proteins
User :   ok
User :   tri glycerides
User :   The most worse one is LDL
User :   and the good one is HDL
User :   i dont understand these term
User :   now i can
User :   Are uyou clear what I am saying
User :   ya
User :   plz go ahead
User :   LDL constitute the bad cholesterol and it forms
User :   masses in the blood vessels
User :   which block the circulation
User :   ok
User :   and HDL takes the fat deposits back from the blood vessels to the liver
User :   VLDL converts into LDL in the process
User :   so it is always better to have low LDL and high HDL
User :   ok, what can we do to minimize ldl
User :   or increse hdl
User :   So get all parameters when we order lipid profile
User :   Always it is the conservative management that takes the side
User :   like low fat diet, regular exercise
User :   cut down smoking and alcohol
User :   so it goes with life style modification techniques
User :   So a completely healthy patient should prevent by the above measures
User :   ok in our test all parameters r normal ,
User :   but dr advice uu for heathy diet and all
User :   yes
User :   but we still worried
User :   the above measures will come under the primary prevention strategy
User :   that is before the risk factors sets in
User :   and prevention is better than cure
User :   See that the low normal levels are addressed
User :   for total Cholesterol less than 200
User :   LDL less than 160
User :   HDL greater than 40
User :   exactly what you said
User :   you got the right point
User :   Is there anything that I can answer for you?
User :   our dr has also prescribed some medicine to control chelostrol
User :   ok
User :   Do you have any idea what is prescribed
User :   How old are you
User :   we have to take these medicine daily?
User :   What is your occupation?
User :   i m 24
User :   Do you have any idea what is prescribed by your doctor
User :   Why did you go to doctor?
User :   Have you got any other complaints
User :   i m talking for someone else
User :   i remember few medicine
User :at your age there is no set standards for cholesterol
User :   tonact tg
User :   24
User :   dr i m talking for someone else
User :   got it
User :   okie
User :   what is the age of the person
User :   she is around 50
User :   Does she have any other problems
User :   earlier high bp but from yoga and other exercise bp is normal even our dr is satisfied with this
User :   diabets/BP/ heart problems/ asthma?
User :   family history of health problems
User :   from almost a yr bp is normal
User :   thats good
User :   i lost my dad b coz of heart attack
User :   Is she on proper diet
User :   we all r
User :   sorry to hear that
User :   having very normal diet
User :   Low fat diet, high fibre diet and control of blod pressure
User :   no mirch masala ,oily less salt
User :   is very imp
User :   high fiber means
User :   Regular exercise atleast for half an hour
User :   High fibre means with lot of veggies, fruits salad
User :   we all do exercise ,
User :   Thats great
User :   I hope you should continue it
User :   vegeterian
User :   ok
User :   its really great dr
User :   this is the first time when i m sharing all this
User :   Is there any thing I can help you
User :   on ething more
User :   plzzz
User :   one thing more
User :   its pleasure
User :   is mental stress palys an imp role
User :   beside all this
User :   yeah studies have proven that type A personality
User :   who always stress out mentally and physically is one of the risk factors
User :   Yoga and meditation have a good out come
User :   You are into this practice anyways
User :   ok
User :   ya
User :   thans to baba ramdey as well
User :   Yeah
User :   its really great
User :   See that she gets a constant doctors consultation
User :   we r in touch with specilist
User :   thats good as well
User :   check the BP every month
User :   by any person or at home
User :   ok is the automatic machine r ok
User :   for bp checking
User :   Its fine
User :   but manual checking by a doctor is recommended
User :   i think we have dr morphen machine
User :   ok
User :   Is it a wrist one or arm one
User :   arm one is good
User :   arm one
User :   well thanks a lot
User :   its pleasure
User :   Do contact us
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User :   i will
User :   okie nice talking to you
User :   have a nice time
User :   same here
User :   bye
User :   byeeeeee
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