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My cholesterol level is 244, please explain me

I am 27 years age. My Cholesterol Test Result Below. Please explain the result and What are the precuation I have to take? LIPID PROFILE CHOLESTEROL 244 mg/dL TRIGLYCERIDES 211 mg/dL HDL CHOLESTEROL 35 mg/dL LDL CHOLESTEROL 167 mg/dL VLDL CHOLESTROL 42 mg/dL TC/HDL Cholesterol Ratio 6.97 RATIO LDL/HDL Ratio 4.8 RATIO
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jul 2011
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Hello dixon;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
The report shows that your cholesterol and triglycerides are high also the LDL is high which is not good for your heart.You will have to take a very restricted diet where you have to avoid fried;fatty food completely and shift on a preferably vegetarian diet and in case of non veg food you can have white meat like chicken;fish but no red meat.Also get examined you BP and consult a Physician and he may prescribe you medicines for reducing cholesterol.You will have to follow strict diet restrictions and do regular exercises especially you have to walk daily for 1 hour.
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