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Right Atrium is mild dilated. Is it any serious ?

I underwent Lipid profile test & Echo test. Results are as below: Triglycerides - 162 HDL - 25 LDL - 122 Chol / HDL - 7.6 LDL / HDL - 4.9 Echo result is everything normal except Right Atrium - Mild dilated. Is that serious? My age is 45 yrs, Wt.72kgs, Ht.5 7\
Sat, 25 Jun 2011
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You have a high LDL and Triglycerides. You need to quit smoking and drinking alcohol at all costs. Stop eating junk food, pastries, colas, fried food, chips etc. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables, more green leafy vegetables. Fish will help you the most as it reduced both Triglycerides an LDL. Exercise daily for 40 minutes by brisk walking. The right atrial enlargement can be due to many causes, such as alcohol, primary organic valve disorder, or just an incidental finding. You can review with your Doctor to get you examined for the causes and appropriate management.
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Hi you are coronary risk so to avoid further complication u should reduce ur weight & cholestrol level so u have to exrcise daily by walking for 30-40 min & take a homoeopathy medicine tonicard 10-15 drops in water thrice a day.
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you have borderline triglyceride.ldl is higher side.dilatation of rt atrium is quit serious.there should be some pathology for that like valve problem lung problem or left heart inlargement, because it is sign of overload. visit
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