I was diagnosed with high cholesterol..226, I was borderline.. so my doctor put me on Lipitor...due to blood work and the FDA lowered the number to 150 and under to be normal. there was a doctor on Dr. Oz that said there is scan you can get of your arteris that will determine weather or not you really need to be on Lipitor, better than blood test..said there are many people who don t really need to take it. do you know of this scan, they said it is new. I am 68..I am 132 lbs, non smoker, active, eat healthy...most of the time... fiber, nuts, salads, fish, chicken, veg..eating more fruit...I just wonder if I really do need this medication...
Not Fast Food Eater; Thought Okay? I Eat Fruits/Vegatables~ But Cholesterol Reading March 2014: 342 Doc Said Change Diet Come Back/ Seasonal Census Job Door-to-Door Lots of Walking Exercise Lost 10 Pounds, NOT ENOUGH Now October 2014 Cholesterol Reading: 386 Follow-Up Visit to Doc for Medication~ after Lipitor May Cause Diabetes (Family History) Some Advice Appreciated
My cholesterol level is 223 w/ bad cholesterol at 153. My doc has suggested 10mg of lipitor daily but I am concerned about some of the information I am reading about the drug. I try to watch what I eat most of the time so I m not sure that diet is the solution. What is your opinion about taking Lipitor for my current level?
5'6" 175lbs in great shape. I run and walk and weight train. my heart started to "stutter" about 4 or 5 days ago and is increasing in occurence. sometimes multiple stutters. 47 years old. no history of heart disease. low cholesterol levels. low blood pressure.
Hi, My ages is 41.Height is 5ft 8 inches.Weight is 67 kg. I dont have any medical history. No sugar . No B.P. No cholesterol. I ave hair loss of Male pattern baldness.From past 1 year i have a small cyst/lump on the center of head which has increased to 1 cm dia. Does not pain. How do i get it cured/removed?
i have dark nuckles, toes, knees and elbows. having done a bit of research i think its acanthosis. however having looked at the causes of acanthosis i.e obesity, high cholesterol, etc - i dont have any of them. i ve always had darkness around my nuckles, toes, etc. I would like to know if there is a cosmetic procedure which would fix it. Thank you i dont have any medical problems, i m 22.
Sir, My Urine report show Albumin present, Large number of puscells/HPF, Sugar Fasting is 80mg%, Post Parandial111mg%, Utric acid 49mg%, Cholestrol 191mg%. Total Cholestrol 191mg%, HDL 44MG%, Triglyceride 135mg%,LdL 120mg%.What does this report mean.
Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...
Hi, Can you please check my blood, ecg and usg reports and let me know on which areas should I take care? Also, any suggestions on any specific diet to control the problem areas and medications if any?