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Feb 2015 my hdl was 30 ldl 160 and trig. 200. I have replaced my refind oil to olive. Now in june results are hdl 50 ldl 100 both in limits. But trig has increased to 220. Please suggest to control triglricies.
Chest me tightness rahta hai aur kabhi kabhi Ghabrahat hota hai Aur bich me typhoid bhi huaa tha usse pahle bhi ye problem tha aur abhi bhi Stomach bhi bhari bhari rahta hai Neend sahi se nahi aati hai. Please help.
Hi my father is diabetic patient what are the symptoms of high cholesterol please clarify my answer.
Hi, My mom had chest pain, so doctor prescribed aztor 10 tablets. She took tablets for few months and she stopped taking those tablets from few months. Now she has chest pain again. But not always. Sometime she feel discomfort like squeezing. Then she is OK. Is this major issue? Any serious issue? Or else she can continue with Aztor tablets?
I was surfing from chest pain and short breathe from 6 month. I got my test .it was showing asthma kind of. My igE is 1700. Now I felling well after proper med. But when I stop medicine then again same problem comes. I know side effect of med. Pls till me how to cure properly. Also I want to start gym again with whey protein, chicken and eggs. I used to eat 10 eggs a day. Will eating eggs also will effect me? Pls help.
How to treat constant giddiness suffering by an old lady age 90 years who is also a patient of high blood pressure.
My father has high BP problem. What should I do for that. What precautions I should do specially in winter.
For a long time cholesterol in totality was seen as a bad thing for your body although the truth was a little more complicated than that. Cholesterol primarily is divided into two types, one of which can be categorized as bad cholesterol and the other as good cholesterol. Let's have an in-depth look at both the categories.
LDL or Low Density Lipoprotein aka bad cholesterol - Cholesterol is a wax like chemical which is found all over the body and it has important functions to perform. Cholesterol is carried all over the body by Lipoproteins. The low density lipoproteins are denoted as bad cholesterol as they can accumulate on the walls of the blood vessels and cause blockages resulting in many ailments. LDL levels of 190 and above are considered dangerous.
HDL or High Density Lipoprotein aka good cholesterol - This is a form of cholesterol which is usually desired in higher quantities as it removes LDL from the system by dislodging it from the arteries and then carrying it through the blood stream into the liver. The liver then breaks it down and removes it from the body. Thus, higher number of HDL cholesterol is always desirable. Some of the ideal numbers for HDL cholesterol within the body are:
Women - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl or lower
Men - Ideal: 60 mg/dl, dangerous: 50 mg/dl lower
The role of triglycerides
Good and bad cholesterol levels also depend on the levels of triglycerides within the body and not just LDL or HDL cholesterol. Triglycerides are another type of fat which are used to store energy within the body but can also affect your health. It is most associated with atherosclerosis when the levels of triglycerides are high within the body.
Some habits that contribute to high levels of it are
- Lack of physical activity
- Obesity or being overweight
- Excesses in alcohol consumption
- Bad diet and others
Thus the good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol war also includes other factors, most of which can be easily changed by making subtle changes in life style and incorporating healthier habits. This will increase the good cholesterol and the other relevant elements and reduce the bad. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!