High-density lipoprotein

What is High-density lipoprotein?

It is also one of 5 classes of lipoproteins.It is called good lipoproteins because HDL can remove cholesterol from atheroma within arteries, and transport it back to the liver for excretion or re-utilization.It is advised to consume fishes and polyunsaturated fat containing oils to increase its level in blood.

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I am 39 years old and I have grade 1 fatty lever with high SGOT/SGPT levels 49/99 and low HDL 24.... what should be my diet . I stopped smoking / drinking / red meats after the results and try to walk for half an hour a day. Does this help

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hi well come to Hcm.
Your hdl is low lever enzymes as well on higher side.Giving up dtinking will help to
reduce the enzymes.And exercise and healthy life style will help to increase Hdl.
Normally it should be around 50. Higher value of Hdl willhelp to prvent coronary
heart diseas
Good luck by...

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my HDL is 5 what can i do to increase the number? my ldl is 137 and i m on the proces to change my habits. Thank you

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What type of food will increase the amount of good cholesterol in our body?
What type of food will increase the amount of good cholesterol in our body?

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SIR,MY WIFE HAVING CHOLESTEROL 235 MG. HDL 42, LDL 173.40, TRIGLYCERIDES 98, TOTAL CHOLES/HDL 5.5, LDL /HDL 4.1 WHAT SHOULD BE DONE TO REDUCE CHOLESTEROL AND TO COME NORMAL. WHAT WILL BE THE SYMPTOMS OF CHOLESTEROL INCREASE IN THE BODY,

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hi,thanks for query.Cholesterol increase in body when intake and expenditure are not same,means you are taking fats and calories in more amount then your body is burning.Plan her diet well,give her more salads and fruits,avoid high fat containing food,snacks etc.Ask her to exercise daily for at...

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I recently had my cholesterol checked. My total was 297, but my HDL was 216. Good or bad? I can t find anything on HDL that high. My family has a history of high cholesterol, and lives very long healthy lives.

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is it possible to have HDL Cholesterol higher than LDL cholesterol?
Is this dangerous?

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Sir i am 32 yrs old, 70 kg wt & 5.5 feet height feeling pain in my legs . consulted with homeopathy doctor , tested blood; Hb-15.9 TLC-4000 Platelates-175000 Calcium-8.2 HDL chol.-32, ldl chol-53, total chol-116, triglycerides-155 Liver test-bilrubib-2.7 What may the actual reason for leg pain as presently doctor provided some calcium suppliment.

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Hello.Welcome.You are overweight with hypocalcemia.Your bilirubin is high.Are you suffering from hepatitis with jaundice?Take some VIT D Also with calcium.Check for diabetes also.Consult your doctor regarding high bilirubin.Good luck.

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i m 47 years old my cholesterol is 225 and tigliceryde is 192. my HDL and LDL are normal. what should i do about it.

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hello rima,
normal triglyceride level is Less than 150 mg/dL.cholesterol level should be below 200.so you are in borderline .you cn reduce them by regular excercise and diet modification. avoid saturated fat like ghee, palm oin,vanaspati. take sunflower oil.take food 2 hr before sleep in...

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My cholesterol is 225 and S.HDL cholesterol is 38. should i take any medicines or try exercise and diet control only. I am 50 years old male

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Hi Harjinder
Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

Total cholesterol is borderline high and HDL is little normal.You definitely need treatment , but the treatment of choice depends on other risk factor you have for heart disease.I advise you to visit your Physician for complete examination and evaluation ,...

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hai doctor , i have pain on left chest , sometimes feels on the abdomen(left side), and exactly opposite in the back side, and few months bACK same pain come in the right chest, and back side and i consulted with a doctor, she said it is muscle pain, i checked my LDL and HDL cholesterol it is normal. IS THERE ANY CHANCE FOR HEART ATTACK?

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There are less chance it be of angina.As angina pain is almost intolerable, associated with nausea, sweating.But sometimes it may represents atypically.So you should done atleast an ECG & TMT to rule the heart disease.

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Am 55 and totally unable to lose weight despite eating less than l000 cals a day. Have IBD and cannot tolerate starches. Was informed by my physician my FBS is now 144, Hem A1C is 6.5, triglyerides are low, HDL 56, LDL 160. Am totally stymied because I cannot eat any less food and she wants me to lose weight. Thyroid is multinodular, but they say all is in the normal range. What can I do? With metabolic syndrome , isn t triglyerides hight and LDL low? Could I be LADA since type 1 is in my family? Would I lose weight if I went on metformin?

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Hi 3 weeks ago I had stomach ache and lower bake ache suddenly at morning and then diarrhea till afternoon and at night 38.5 fever. From that day until now, I m seek and have weakness ,dyspnea( I can t breath deeply), headache. nausea, loss of appetite bone and muscle ache. In first stool exam(16 days ago) oval fat body reported , but in second not seen. i see jellylike things in stool. my bowel filled withe the sound of intestines growl in first laboratory test (16days ago) : FBS 82 , BUN 11.4 , Creatinine 0.9 BUN/Creatinine 13 , Triglycerides 92 cholesterol 200(always was upper than) , LDL 88.5 ( always was upper than 130). HDL 77( always was fewer than 35) , Ca 8.2 ( always was ok and I take enough dairy), P 3.1 , Na 140 , k 3.5 , S.G.O.T 31 , S.G.P.T 30 , Phosphatase Alkaline 122 , amylase 69 , Lipase 59 , ESR 25 , PT-Patient- time 12.5 , PT - Activity 920.1 INR 1.1 , PT0CONTROL 12 , WBC 5.6 .Neut 64.2 . Lymp 25.3 ( always was 40-43) Mono 8.9( always was 1-2) , Eos 1.3 , Bas 0.3 , RBC 4.66 , HGB 14.2 , Hct% 43.7 RDW% 13 ..... Stool : soft , brown , oval fat body were seen , mucus not seen( but I see jellylike ) rbc 0-1 . wbc 1-2 , ova of parasite not seen , cyst & trophozoit not seen , un digested food not seen , Occult blood negative second laboratory exam (10 days ago) : WBC 5.53 Neu 71.2 % , Lymp 20,6 Mono 6.9 , EO 0.06 , Baso 0.01 , ESR 14 , RBC 4.77 . HGB 15, HCT46.2, platelet 279 , HDL 76 , Cholesterol/HDL 2.8 , LDL 96 , LDL/HDL1.3 , SGOT 15 , SGPT 14 , Alkalin phosphatase 114 , Gamma GT 11 .... 4 weeks ago a CFL s bulb break in my hand when i was replacement it. I m 47 years old. Thank you t

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cholestrol 288; Triglycerides 232; HDL 36; LDL 205.6; VLDL 46.4 -- CT Angio shows soft plaque causing 70-80% stenosis; Mixed plaque in proximal & mid LAD 30-40% & 40-50%. Soft plaque in mid RCA causing 60-70% stenosis and calcific plaques in proximal & mid RCA causing 30-40% stenosis. Calcific plaques in proximal & mid lcx causing 20-30% stenosis.normal LV systolic function. No breathing problem. can walk fast. taking Nitrococontin 2.6 BD; Rosavel F 1 OD: Clopitab A 150 1HS ; Seloten XL 12.5 1 OD for the last 15 days. earlier taken Rosavel F 1 OD for 2.5 months, reduction in lipid levels cholestrol 308; Triglycerides 242; HDL 38; LDL 221; VLDL 48.4 on 10-11-2011 & cholestrol 297; Triglycerides 216; HDL 39.68; LDL 215; VLDL 43.4 female 55 years

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Dear Sir, Recently did some blood test and found the followings:- SGOt 56,SGPT 145,Bilirubin Total 1.31,LDL Cholesterol 197.80, HDL Cholesterol 34, Cholestrol total 276, Triglycerides 221& uric acid 7.80. Please advice medication. Thanking you ,...

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I need help in analyse test report of Lipid profile . 1) Serum Cholesterol - 136 mg/dl 2) Serum Triglyceride - 124 mg/dl 3) S. HDL Cholesterol - 31 mg/dl 4) S. LDL Cholesterol - 80.2 mg/dl 5) S. VLDL Cholesterol - 24.8 mg/dl 6) LDL/HDL Ratio -...

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