No. U can do the following-- stop smoking (if you smoke). Smoking lowers your hdl, (âgoodâ) cholesterol level. Change the way you eat. Low-fat, low-cholesterol eating benefits all your lipid levels.
Lose weight if necessary.
Maintain healthy lifestyle start exercising.
Nuts, such as almonds, pistachios, and walnuts, contain high amounts of unsaturated fat or âgoodâ fats, which increase high-density lipoprotein (hdl) and lower low-density lipoprotein (ldl).
Also follow this
1. Don't take tea empty stomach. Eat something like a banana (if you are not diabetic) or any seasonal fruit or soaked almonds and a glass of water first thing in the morning (within 10 mins of waking up). No only biscuits or rusk will not do. 2. Don't overeat
3. Take your breakfast every day. Don't skip it. U can eat whatever your mother or grandparent eat in bfast. I mean to say whatever is your traditional food. If punjabi eat paratha, if belongs to south then take idli/ dosa etc.
4. Have light meals every 2 hours (in addition to your breakfast, lunch n dinner) e.g. Nariyal paani, chaach, a handful of dry fruits, a handful of peanuts, any fresh n seasonal fruit, a cup of curd/milk etc
5. Finish your dinner at least 2 hours before going to sleep.
6. Maintain active life style
7. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods, carbonated beverages
8. Take a lot of green vegetables n fruit. 9. Drink lot of water.
10. Everyday preferably sleep on same time
11. Curd is good for u.Exercise in the form of yoga, cycling, swimming, gym, walking etc.
Now about point no. You should join a gym for weight training. Do it 2-3 times a week with at least 48 hours in between 2 sessions. Other days you can do cardio exercises. For more details you can consult me.
Dear Mr. arshad,
please get an ecg done at the earliest. You should not have palpitations after walking for a few minutes. As for blood test reports, they are not an urgency as of now. If the ecg is normal you can contact again for medicine and lifestyle advise. However, if ecg is not normal, you must consult a cardiologist
the decision of taking cholesterol medicine is not just based on yiur total cholesterol value. It depends on your overall risk profile which includes age, gender, race, bp, blood sugar, total cholesterol, ldl and hdl value. You can calculate your risk profile from online ascvd plus app by entering above values and the app will suggest you if cholesterol medicine is necessary or not. In case of any doubt consult online directly.
Take care. Stay safe. Have a good day.
Dear Lybrate user,
you should send your latest reports and give a detailed history, before any recommendations.
As of now you can start by lifestyle modification (brisk walking for 90 mins, exercise, reduce fried fatty meal, quit addiction if any) and take omega3 fatty acid rich foods.
You do not need any medicines for cholesterol and allergy issues these are all completely curable without any medicines with diet, lifestyle changes and supplements they are highly toxic cause serious side effects do not blindly believe what your Dr. says there are multiple causes for your health problem .your medical history is inadequate. Provide details like your weight, job nature, diet, lifestyle, sleep habits .stress, provide all blood test results and all other test results like scan, echo etc if you have done them
medicine prescription list with doctors name and qualification not provided. The root cause of your problem has not been diagnosed by your Dr. because he has not done the 4 inflammatory markers, 12 vitamin and 8 mineral levels blood tests. Free general advice will not work because finding your disease triggers and fixing them is time consuming. You only get what you pay
change diet, lifestyle and your doctor if you want a cure and not a control for your disease. Treat the root cause of the disease and not the symptom or disease, if you are serious about your health and want a permanent fix and get off your medications take a consultation.