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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how ca i help u?
User :   Hello
User :   I am having high cholesterol
User :   i just got a test done.
Doctor :   pl proceed wd age/ht/wt & other medical probs?
User :   total cholesterol is 245.
Doctor :   k
User :   age = 34. height 5'9" , weight 72 kg
User :   male
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   there are many reasons for the high cholestrol
Doctor :   : Doctor :   dietary
User :   my problem is that i am worried now with this result. I do not have the report with me right now but i guess LDL was around 160.
Doctor :   lack of exercise
Doctor :   liver probs
User :   I exercise very frequently. I go to gym also 4 times a week for last 10 years
Doctor :   u can reduce it by: Doctor :   avoiding
Doctor :   fatty
User :   i got liver profile also done but it was normal
Doctor :   oily
Doctor :   cheesy
User :   ok
Doctor :   & fried things
User :   is it possible to reduce LDL by only dietary measures ?
Doctor :   take only white maet
User :   i am more worried on that part
Doctor :   & plenty of fruits & green vegges only
User :   as triglycerdide is also high but i guess by changing the food i can get it right
Doctor :   food should be cooked only in sun flower oil
User :   tell me one thing doctor - if my cholesterol is high now, and i reduce it by food habits, has it already done damage to my body ?
Doctor :   and do exrecises at least 30-40 min a day..
Doctor :   its dangerous
User :   can i become totally normal again ?
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and it can extend beyond 5 minutes.

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