High cholesterol

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Hi my son just went to prison for a year, and the say he has high cholesterol and put him on a drug call pravastatin. He also found out over a year ago he has Hepatitus, the on gotten thru sharing needles. He told me he is refusing to take the high cholesterol med, because it can cause liver problems, and since he has hep can that make his liver worse quicker??

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Hi and welcome to HCM.
i dont think that pravastatin can cause significant liver damage and it should be used if there is indication. High cholesterol will cause mor eliver damage than this drug. he should regulate his liver enzymes levels and follow hepatic diet,avoid alcohol,drugs and fatty...

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what are some of the main symptoms of high cholesterol ?
what are some of the main symptoms of high cholesterol ?

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What are some homeopathic remedy for high cholesterol ? any websites you can suggest for more information ?

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Is high cholesterol autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive or is it sex linked? Is high cholesterol autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive or is it sex linked?

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I recently had blood work done - the results came back with high triglycerides, high cholesterol, and low on vitamin D. I really don't want to go on drugs to control these issues, I would rather do it naturally. can you give advice of a diet plan that may help?

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Hello thanx for using hcm

You have to take a low fat, low carbohydrate diet.

Avoid all sources of saturated and trans fat like ghee, butter ,lard, cream, full fat cheese, fried foods, processed foods, bakery products, full fat dairy products and egg yolks .

Excess of carbohydrates are stored in...

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hello, my four year old daughter has had about two maybe three UTI and now they said there was blood in her urine.this is her second time that they have found blood in the urine but the first time they made me retest and it came back fine and normal. now about 2 months later they found blood in her urine again. what could that mean and could it be related to high cholesterol in anyway, which they also just told me she had?

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hi, most common cause of blood in urine is urinary tract infection, kindly do urine routine microscopy and urine culture test. And ultrasound k u b should be done to rule out renal Stones. In Renal stones also there can be blood in urine. The child should be investigated for diseases like...

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dear doctor yesterday i undergone blood test. the result indicates that i have 113 sgpt and 288 high cholesterol, im 34 years old and im obese for my weight thats what my doctor said... can you give me some advice how to lower my sgpt in 2 weeks for I will repeat the test for it..thanks

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Hello thank you for posting your query in HMC.
elevated levels of SGPT indicates abnormal liver functions. it can be due to fatty liver, cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, drug induced toxicity,obesity.
in your case high cholesterol levels and elevated enzymes are mainly due to obesity. losing weight is...

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hi - i just had my blood work done and I have a cholesterol level of 241 // HDL 69- I excercise and eat healthy but this level seems to me in the very unhealthy zone - could I have a genetical predisposition given my dad and granddad both had high cholesterol??

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Hello thanx for using hcm,
you should take low fat diet , avoid all the saturated and trans fat sources which makes your cholesterol worst.
.Its mostly genetical too any parent having impaired cholesterol metabolism is inherited and it causes increase in cholesterol level it will be better to...

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i have high cholesterol and i need ways to lower it. tips and ways please :) thank youu 10 points!

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High cholesterol is not good for your health.it causes narrowing the blood vessels in your body and in some vital organs like heart,kidney,brain etc.you need to lower it.avoid high fat content foods,take regular meals,avoid smoking and take only moderate alcohol if you are talking,.regular...

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i have tubal blockage or the past three yrs now,i have hormonal imbalance and also i have high cholesterol in body.pls help me bcos am trying for a baby.am 31yrs old,my weight is 73kg and 5fits.i have a 7yrs old daughter and i don't have any medical past history.

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HI
Well come to HCM
Possibility of conception is very less still you can depends upon other tube if this is not bilateral blockage, still surgical intervention some time give good result in block tube and for that you need to get expert OBG opinion, hope this information helps, take care, good...

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Recent questions on  High cholesterol

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yes, Dr i am suffering from my ankle heel pain n my big toe problem looking for right treatments, also check my blood i got high cholesterol, its very pain my leg n hand, what should i do..and i have still cholesterol medicine just like to know i can take that medicine or not. any suggest,

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I was diagnosed with a minor leaky valve about 6 months ago and everyday I still feel pain in my chest. It feels like a brick is in my chest. I am not on any medication except for high cholesterol. I am soon to be 36 is it safe to get my teeth cleaned? A cavity filled? To get pregnant?

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My husband had his annual check up at 9:45, came home and 3-4 hours later died of coronary trombosis and hypertensive artherosclerosis cardiovascular disease. He was on medication for high blood pressure and his doctor knew that he also had high cholesterol. His doctor did not perform any stress test and he did not reccomended any angiograms or send him to see a cardiologist. That morning his blood pressure was 140/100 and doctor changed his high blood pressure medication and send him home.Is it possible that EKG did not show anything that morning? Is this a negligence? He was 48.

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I am taking 4 welchol tablets daily for high cholesterol and one triple omega. At last check my cholesterol was 318 and triglycerides were 525 (oct/2013). I have since lost 26lbs but am not due to go back til the end of feb. to check my blood levels again. I am feeling strange. I am experiencing confusion such as forgetfullness/brain fog. I am dizzy. I am irritable and have had some leg cramps in my left calve. Could I be taking too many meds now that I have lost weight?

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Hello, I am a 64 year old healthy male. For more then 25 years I have been taking statins for high cholesterol , lipitor and others however now I am using repatha injection once a month to keep my cholesterol low. Now over the course of these...

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