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Hypercholesterolemia Tips

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MD - Cardiology, MBBS

Cardiologist•Bangalore
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Cholesterol is a necessary substance for every cell. It plays an important role in producing vitamin d and hormones, which are necessary for our body.

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Our liver produces cholesterol for our body but we can also consume it from animal products.

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When there is too much fat in our blood this condition is known as hypercholesterolemia and hyperlipidemia. High cholesterol increases the chances of getting heart-related diseases like heart attacks and other he...more
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MD - Medicine, DNB Medicine, DNB - Card...read more

Cardiologist•Ahmedabad
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Dyslipidemia is a condition in which the patient has high or low levels of lipid in the blood. Lipids are fatty substances in the blood like cholesterol and triglycerides. A balanced and healthy diet can help the patient regulate Dyslipidemia condition. However, medication is often recommended by doctors in most cases.

Dyslipidemia is caused due to various reasons. Some common reasons are the high level of bad cholesterol, low levels of good cholesterol, high levels of triglycerides in...more
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Dietitian/Nutritionist•Jaipur
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Food plays a vital role in lowering cholesterol apart from timely medication. Here is a list of 10 food items that contribute to a great extent in lowering the cholesterol level:

Oats: Changing the morning meal is the first action you should take. Oatmeal can bring down the LDL level to a staggering 5.3 percent in a matter of 6 weeks. It contains beta-glucan, which is capable of absorbing the LDL present in the blood.

Red wine: You can cheer to reduced cholesterol with a glass ...more
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Internal Medicine Specialist•Mumbai
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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 wh...more
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MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor o...read more

Neurosurgeon•Gurgaon
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Carotid artery disease occurs when an oily, waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the carotid arteries. These are arteries that supply oxygenated blood to your brain, face, scalp, and neck.
Carotid artery disease is very serious as it can cause a brain stroke. It, in fact, starts with damage to the inner layer of the carotid artery. To stem this damage your body starts a healing process and this leads to a build up of plaque at the point where the artery is damaged.

When thi...more
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Dietitian/Nutritionist•Mumbai
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Dates Can Control Cholesterol - Know More!
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Vaidhya Visarad, Ayurved Ratna

Ayurvedic Doctor•Mumbai
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The fiber and beta carotene content in carrots makes them extremely healthy. Carrots also have a number of other nutrients including Vitamins B8, K, A and C as well as iron, folate, potassium, copper and manganese.



Here are the benefits which these nutrients give to your body:

Reduces cholesterol: Studies have shown that eating carrots lowers your blood cholesterol level. The most recent theory for why this happens is because carrots have a large amount of soluble fib...more
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Ayurvedic Doctor•Delhi
Add 1/2 teaspoon musta powder in 1/2 teaspoon triphala powder, every morning with 1 glass of warm water and get your cholesterol on mark .

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Homeopathy Doctor•Nagpur
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Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance which is found naturally in the blood and is produced by the liver. It is essential for the formation of cell membranes and is an important component of Vitamin D and steroid hormones. But if you are eating food that is rich in fat then you are ingesting cholesterol in an amount that is more than what your body needs.

Though cholesterol is important for the normal functioning of the body, it needs to be kept within a normal range.

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Ayurvedic Doctor•Varanasi
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With the super-busy lifestyle that everybody is gravitating to, there is less and less time for everything, including cooking and eating. More and more processed foods are finding their way into the refrigerator, which can just be picked up and eaten anytime hunger pangs are felt. And we do not immediately realize that processed foods are devoid of all the essential ingredients. What we end up eating has less fiber, more salt, more preservatives (generally not very safe for all) - all leading to...more
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