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What does this altered lipid profile indicate? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 18-Jun-2014
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User:i have done Medical Test Yesterday would like to share the report with you for consultation .as there are some levels which are high
Doctor:ok, upload the report and i can look at it with you
Doctor:May I ask a few questions?
Doctor:1) Do you Smoke?
Doctor:2) Do you drink Alcohol?
User:no sir
Doctor:If either is a yes, tell me how much
Doctor:ok, are you veg or nonveg?
User:do not smoke or drink
Doctor:And how much do you weigh and what is your height?
User:100% VEG
Doctor:Alright, there is nothing here to worry about
User:Sir my weigth is 120 kg approx hieght - 6 ft
Doctor:Your lipid profile is a bit off, you liver enzyme ALP is mildly high and your hb levels were reported to be slightly higher than normal
Doctor:Yhea, you need to lose a bit of weight.. The lipid profile is showing the same
User:From last 1 month i am working on the same - have started with 20-30 Mins walk
User:what Precaution should i take or what is the further action to be taken in case of Medication of Diet
User:Medication or diet change
Doctor:diet change and excercise
Doctor:You need to exercise more than that
Doctor:you need an hour of cardio every alternate day
Doctor:And you need a diet plan that will help with weight loss
Doctor:Medication may be needed later, but not right now.
User:sure sir by exercise can i correct my Lipid profile and gluco level
User:without any medication now
Doctor:you can try
Doctor:the numbers are not so bad now
Doctor:But if they get worse or the exercise doesn't help
Doctor:then you need to start on a Lipid lowering drug
User:so now no medication is required .But if after 3 months situation does not improve or gets worse need to be take medicines
Doctor:I would say 6 months
User:sure sir - In diet what is to be avoided and what is advisable
Doctor:Avoid foods with saturated fat.. that is foods that are packaged or cooked in restaurants or fast food
Doctor:A dietician can help you the most with this. Would you like us to have one contact you?
User:sure sir - i have also filled up a form online for that .but if you can help me out would be highly obliged
Doctor:i will make sure they do the same
User:Thank you sir .
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:just one thing before ending
User:do you recommend GYMMING
Doctor:whats up
User:Going to Gym ?? and doing work out
Doctor:The gym is a great place to exercise, but concentrate on Cardio Exercises
Doctor:Body building will not help you
User:sure sir .Thanks a lot for your time and Valuable advice
User:will take a note of it
Doctor:Thanks for coming to HealthCareMagic
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