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My father is 75 years old. He has heart disease. Now he is struggling with swelling in legs. Please help.
Now a days am getting chest pain. Am unable to conclude whether it is due to gastric ,acidity or some thing else. Feeling chest heaviness when gas releases m getting relief can you please help me with this problem.
My blood pressure result is 140-80 mg/dl, is it high or normal? Am feeling dizziness when am standing and walking.
My blood sugar level after breakfast is 153. Is it high and do I I need to take any medicine. I am 62 years and already taking Telma-H and Atorlip-5 for BP and Cholesterol. Sugar level in fasting is 109. Will take further action upon your advice. Pls guide.
Got my blood test reports yesterday found cholesterol 211.5 showing it should be less than 200. Want to know is it alarming situation? Can it reduce without medication? If yes than how? Adding I do gym 1 hr everyday and consuming protein shake once a day for last 2 months I take normal Indian diet having non veg mostly weekend I do take proper sleep of around 7 hrs.
I am 40 years old Male. I feel mild pain left chest. Place of pain change left to center sometimes. I don't have cough. I am smoker (average 2~3 ciggarate/day. What would be the reason?
What is the correlation between high BP and cholesterol? Like does high cholesterol cause high BP or vice versa?
After taking lipid profile test even for minimum increase doc has suggested medicine of small dose for me but my friend having cholesterol on higher side he says for selling anti cholesterol drug medical companies are doing some magic .is it true.
I am 23 years old. Someone say that erectile dysfunction also occurs due to high level of cholesterol is this true? Can apple cider vinegar improve erectile dysfunction which reduce cholesterol level.
I am 28 years old. My BP is 107/67. Is it normal to have slightly low BP. It has not caused any symptoms except dizziness if I don't have food for long. So should I go for any medicines or not.
I have a pain at below the neck at the centre of the chest it will pain at morning only and I have smoking problem also.
I take Galvas met 50 + 500 B4 BF & Dinner My average Sugar level is fasting150 +- 10 and PP is220 +- 10 after two hrs. Please advice.
I am 64 years old. Undergone angioplasty 3 years back. Presently my lipid profile test shows normal s.Chool.Please suggest
What causes heart flutters. I have had an ultrasound on heart plus halter monitor all has come back clear but I still get heart flutters?
Minor Gastric problem. Please let me know home remedies. Does it affect heart. I'feel am getting some pain while I eat non veg enough.
My friend's mother was hospitalized yesterday after some symptoms of minor heart attack. And he's very much worried. She is in ICU till now and has low BP as heart is weak to pump blood as said by doctor. She is also on insulin as she is a sugar patient. I have ICU chart with me, I can share it. Doctor is saying she is responding to treatment well but my concern is having a low BP can be a situation to worry about.
Cholesterol is one of those terminologies that need a clear and fresh understanding, right from scratch. It is nothing but obvious and common for you to primarily know about the ill effects of cholesterol and what it does to your body; from increasing the risks of cardio-vascular diseases to adding to your waistline. However, it is time we all got a fresh perspective on what cholesterol is.
So, to start off, what is actually cholesterol?
It is waxy substance produced by the liver which plays an important role in the proper functioning of the cells, digestive process and synthesis of Vitamin D in the body. As cholesterol is a fat based substance that does not dissolve in blood, it is transported, throughout the body, by a protein called the ‘lipoprotein’. The lipoproteins that carry cholesterol are of two types: Low-Density
Lipoprotein (LDL) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)
Why is LDL ‘bad’?
LDL is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol as it is responsible for plaque formation that reduces flexibility of the arteries and tends to clog them.
Why is HDL ‘good’?
HDL is known as the ‘good’ cholesterol because it gets rid of excessive LDL from the arteries and transports them to the liver where they can be broken down. Too much of bad cholesterol in the body can lead to clogged arteries that may result in stroke or a heart attack. Now that you know that too much LDL cholesterol is bad for you, you need to keep it under control while raising the good cholesterol (HDL) levels.
In order to do that, you need to make certain modifications in your lifestyle.
Some of them can be:
- Eat foods that are good for the heart: Avoid eating saturated fats and trans-fats as they raise LDL levels in the body. Instead, choose foods that are rich in the heart healthy monounsaturated fats such as almonds and olive oil. Also, include foods that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids such as fish oil; these fatty acids increase HDL levels in the blood.
- Exercise regularly: Exercise not only helps you to lose calories but also increases the good cholesterol levels in the body. Aim for 20-30 minutes of cardiovascular exercises in the form of brisk walking, running or cycling to keep your heart muscles healthy.
- Stop smoking: Smoking can cause the blood vessels to narrow down, thus increasing blood pressure, owing to the constriction of the blood vessels. Quit smoking right away and your ticker will thank you for it. Remember to limit alcohol consumption as well.
- Maintain optimal weight levels: It’s time to get rid of all the excess fat from the body, especially the visceral fat (abdominal fat). Obesity increases the risk of heart diseases and also has a negative effect on the cholesterol levels. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a cardiologist.