hello my hdl cholesterol is 1.05(MMOL / L),ldl cho. is 2.70, chol/hdl ratio is 4.12, triglycerides 4.33, how hi of risk for stroke and heart attack do i have, both parents heart att. under 60,exactly what does this all mean? i can t understand,my doc says take cho.pill.i don t want to take pills wants to be normal with food diet exercise naturally.is this posible to lower this way?
Hello, My LDL is 160 & HDL is 31 and Tglycerides with in the normal range, BP 130/80, Echo & ECG normal, Height 5feet 6 inch, weight 79 KG, Age 32 Male feel mild pain in left and Right chest. I have allergic asthma rhinitis and i m taking Budacort on evening and Asthalin on the needed basis. Sugar level is normal and i m not a smoker now (But used to be before 10 yrs). I ve consulted the the cardiologist and he suggest me not to worry just control the diet and do exercise (30 mins at least and the body must sweat). But after consulting him i have some worries that i might get so heart problems. Please suggest if i need to go for medication and more test of the heart?
Scenerio: You had a 48 year old female patient that you have treated for the last 14 years. She originally presented with chronic rhinitis , high blood pressure and headaches. Her yearly labs including thyroid function were completely normal. In the 7th year her labs came back that she had very high fasting glucose levels, high LDL and HDLs, and was diagnosed with Type II diabetes and hyperlipidemia . Changes in her blood pressure medicine seemed to help the headaches. She had normal metabolic labs including TSH panel every year for 14 years, headaches, chronic rhinitis, diabetes type II, and had a hard time controlling the blood sugar levels. She has followed the diet and cut out the sugars. How would you continue treatment with this patient?
Have been on pravastatin for two weeks and have had diarrehea almost every night,and vomiting last with loose bowels. I am not feeling right with this medicine. Please tell me if I should discontinue and what other med might be better for high cholesterol. Thank you.
I was diagnosed with primary hypertension at age 25. My average reading at diagnosis was 145/110, with peak reading at 185/120. In the past few years, my blood pressure readings have averaged out to slightly above normal with medications, averaging 125/95. However, yesterday I had a higher reading of 150/105 and earlier tonight my blood pressure spiked to 140/115 but has now dropped back down to 135/90. I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 25 with a fasting blood sugar of 185. Now my blood sugar is in close to normal levels and is treated with Metformin and diet. My A1C is also in normal ranges. I was diagnosed with high cholesterol at age 26. At diagnosis, my total cholesterol was 310. Now it is down to 210 with medication and diet. At diagnois, my LDL cholesterol was 220 and has now dropped to 135 with medications. At diagnosis my HDL cholesterol was 90 and has now risen to 75 with my total cholesterol level being 210 at my last appointment with my cardiologist which was two weeks ago. I have been obese for most of my life and have been unable to lose much weight even with diet and exercise. At my heaviest, I weighed 285 pounds and am now down to 245 pounds which is about 110 pounds overweight.; Relevant drugs:I take Metformin, Benicar, and Vytorin. ) on Sat 10, Jul 2010 09:57pm : Last night, I felt naseous and had waves of slight pain and pressure in my chest. I also felt pain in my jawline and left elbow area, which came and went in waves. I was sweating more than usual and was dizzy, but felt better with rest. Today I went about my normal routine, but felt dizzy when I went on my evening walk and now my left arm is numb. With my history, should I go to the ER just be sure this isn t cardiac related?
I am 31 years old, having BP 140/83 , and total cholestrol 6.98 mmol/l,Atherogenic index 4.25,LDL cholestrol 4.68 mmol/l,Alanine transferase 76.1 U/L.My problem is sometimes i am getting a feeling of fainting / feeing of imbalance and till now i havent start any medications yet .My father died at very early stage because of heart attack( 1 st attack). So whether i have to take medications for BP or cholestrol or both? What can be the reasong for feeling of imbalance?? Thanks, mathew
I am a 48 year old woman who is taking 5 mg Zyprexa(olanzapine), 50 mg nozanan, 5 mg zopiclone, 300 mg effexor time release, as well as blood pressure pills and cholesterol pills. I have been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and bipolar . Is it safe for me to take Champix? My psychiatrist is hesitant.
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?