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Recent report shows Cholesterol -195, HDL-46, Triglycerides-82 and Cholesterol/HDL. How to reduce?

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Am XXXXXXX My recent medical report threatens me. The data was ..
1. Cholesterol total - 195 (Range - 0 to 200)
2. HDL - 46 (Range - 36 to 76)
3. Triglycerides - 82
4. T. Cholesterol/HDL
Ratio - 4.3
5. Direct LDL
Cholesterol - 131.

LDL is high. Guide me what i have to do to reduce this.
Posted Mon, 28 Oct 2013 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Answered by Dr. Sukhvinder Singh 21 hours later
Brief Answer:
please provide following information.

Detailed Answer:
Dear Sir
Before we could interpret your lipid profile and go into details, following in information is required.
1. If any of your blood relation had angina/heart attack? if yes at what age it started?
2. If you have high blood pressure? What is your usual blood pressure?
3. Do you smoke?
4. Do you suffer from stroke/ diabetes/ carotid artery disease/ peripheral arterial disease/ kidney disease/ Aortic aneurysm?
This information will help us in calculating your TARGET LDL level and thus appropriate management strategy.
Waiting for your reply.
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