Lipid profile

What is Lipid profile?

The lipid profile is a group of tests that are often ordered together to determine risk of coronary heart disease. The tests that make up a lipid profile are tests that have been shown to be good indicators of whether someone is likely to have a heart attack or stroke caused by blockage of blood vessels (hardening of the arteries).

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I plan to get my Lipid Profile blood test done this weekend. Is fasting required for Lipid Profile blood...

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Brief Answer:
Not really required

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Hi

Thanks for your query.

There are different suggestions whether lipid profile should be done...

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Sir, My question is towards using 'Statins' Recently I have underwent test for Lipid profile . The values are Cholesterol 204, HDL 56, LDL 131,...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Statins are highly recommended in your case.

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Hi Sir,

I can understand your concerns.

I have gone through your lipid profile...

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Got my cholesteral blood work back, doctor states good cholesterolat 179. However, I'm wondering how that can be as my triglycerides are 220 and...

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Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

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Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would...

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