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High cholesterol and range levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Hi, I am a 28yr old male and I had my cholesterol checked last yr
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I was just wondering what is danger zone?
Doctor :   Do you want to know the normal chloesterol levels?
User :   All up mine is 241 but that was a yr ago
Doctor :   Total Normal Cholesterol Level is 125 to 200
Doctor :   Yours was in the quite higher
User :   since then i have lost 3 kg but I worry sometimes.
Doctor :   Range
User :   I am trying to lower
Doctor :   Have you done some lifestyle modifications after that?
User :   Should I be worried?
User :   I exercise once a week and walk the dog 3 x times a week
Doctor :   1)You need to have a balanced diet with less o saturated fat.
User :   How fast can it go down?
Doctor :   2)You should rather go for a brisk walk daily for at least half an hour.
User :   I do that
Doctor :   3)Have plenty of fruits in diet, at least 3 servings per day
User :   I am more aware and more active this yr than last
User :   I eat good
Doctor :   You need to get a repeat test done.
User :   I am going on thurs
Doctor :   Where are you going?
User :   High cholesterol does run in the family
User :   but no heart problems what so ever.
User :   to the docs
Doctor :   Yes it is related to family history but if it not controlled in the long run then can cause heart problems and also other related problems
User :   do you think im ok for my age and not going to suddenly have a heart attack?
Doctor :   Ok thats good you should get a complete check up done.
Doctor :   According to your age your cholesterol was highe but if you follow the simple steps to
Doctor :   to control it then heart diseases can be prevented
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also cholesterol deposition occurs slowly in arteries of heart and that leads to heart attack or an other problem
User :   Should I be worried?
Doctor :   Not really worried but awareness is necessary.
User :   Thats good to hear
User :   Thankyou
Doctor :   4)Take Evion tablet daily once, it will also help in controlling cholesterol.
User :   Where do you buy?
Doctor :   It is a Multivitamin OTC and you can get it easily
User :   thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
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