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What Are Healthy cholesterol levels?

A: Your total cholesterol should be below 200 mg/dL. LDL levels should be below 100-129 mg/dL. HDL goes the opposite, higher the better, it should be 60 mg/dL and above. And finally your triglycerides should be below 150 mg/dL. There are some gender/age specific levels and you should check with your doctor. A total cholesterol level of under 200 mg/dL is considered desirable. A level between 200 mg/dL and 239 mg/dL is considered to be borderline high risk. Over 240 mg/dL is considered high risk, with roughly twice the risk of coronary heart disease. Healthy cholesterol levels is HDL or High Density Lipoprotein. The normal values of this is 30-60...


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Can my cholesterol level be too low?

A: Generally, the lower your cholesterol number the better. However, there are studies linking low cholesterol levels to health issues, including anxiety and depression. Unlike guidelines for target cholesterol levels to be below, there really are no clearly defined levels that cholesterol should be above for optimal health. cholesterol is important for many essential bodily functions and for the production of steroid hormones (estrogen and testosterone, for example). Your liver will produce the cholesterol your body needs if dietary intake is not enough. Consult your...


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Since becoming a vegan, my cholesterol levels have dropped way south. How low will they go if I continue this

A: as low as they can. They probably stabilized 3 months after you began your vegan diet. For more info, go to Medline Plus (link below). http://search.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/query?DISAMBIGUATION=true&FUNCTION=search&SERVER2=server2&SERVER1=server1&PARAMETER=cholesterol LOW cholesterol levels ARE DANGEROUS DROP THIS VEGAN B U L L SH IT IMMEDIATELY YOU WILL NOT LIVE LONG WITH cholesterol VERY LOW AS YOU GET OLDER AND RIGHT NOW I BET YOUR HORMONES ARE ALL SCREWED UP cholesterol IS THE MOST IMPORTANT SUBSTANCE IN YOUR BODY AND YOUR LIVER GOES TO A HELL OF ALOT OF TROUBLE TO MAKE IT FOR A REASON HUMANS ARE OMNIVORES WHO EVOLVED ON FAT - RICH MEATS AND...


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How can I lower my blood sugar/cholesterol levels with herbs and vitamins?

A: Tips to lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels  Firstly, if you are suffering from both diabetes and hypercholesterolemia, it is important that you take the medication that has been prescribed for you by the doctor who diagnosed and is treating you. There are dietary and lifestyle changes that can help you get both your blood sugar and your cholesterol under control, but any change or stop in your medication should be made only after discussion with your doctor, and probably only after your sugar and cholesterol levels have remained stable at a healthy level for a few months. There are no herbs or vitamins that will magically help you...
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Do cholesterol levels Fluctuate Over The Years?

A: Even when you are healthy your cholesterol levels will keep changing. As you grow, especially if your diet is unhealthy, you levels may increase. As there are no external signs of an increase even healthy people need to get it checked every two years once they are 35 years old. cholesterol varies with numerous factors, including diet, exercise, genetics and age. It is very common for cholesterol levels to change regularly. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, some studies suggest that cholesterol levels may rise in the fall and winter. Over time,

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How to Lower cholesterol levels with Diet Changes

A: cholesterol levels are affected by several factors, but diet is one of the primary ways through which you can control your cholesterol. cholesterol comes in two forms, good cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein or HDL) and bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL). Good cholesterol moves cholesterol through the arteries and to the liver where it leaves the body. Bad cholesterol attaches to the artery walls and, combined with other substances, creates plaque that blocks arteries and can result in a heart attack or stroke. By making some changes to your diet, you...


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Will my cholesterol level result go down if i eat little for 1 week before the test?

A: lmao no it will not go down you need medication to control cholesterol along with a proper diet Your stupid. No it doesn''t work like that. No but you may want to try Benecol drinks, they really help in lowering cholestral. Who are you trying to cheat? It''s your health. No, it won''t. Eating something with a lot of cholesterol in it right before a test, like the day before, can cause a spike in blood levels and give you an elevated level on a test, but not eating will not reduce your levels. If you have an elevated cholesterol level, and you want to bring it down, try adding fiber-rich foods to your diet, and cutting down on the cholesterol...


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I am drinking 2T of apple cider vinegar in an 8oz glass of water twice a day will this help reduce my cholesterol levels?

A: Apple cider vinegar is a natural remedy for reducing cholesterol levels. Pectin which is contained in apple cider vinegar is a soluble fiber and originates from apples. Thus consumption of apple cider vinegar increases your intake of soluble fiber which is helpful in eliminating cholesterol from the body. The soluble fiber present in apple cider vinegar binds to the fat in the body and absorbs cholesterol. This helps in bringing down the levels of bad cholesterol. Soluble fiber also leads to a sensation of fullness since it adds bulk and as a result you are less likely to overeat. By regulating your food consumption, you are also ingesting...


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Do cholesterol levels Fluctuate Over The Years?

A: Even when you are healthy your cholesterol levels will keep changing. As you grow, especially if your diet is unhealthy, you levels may increase. As there are no external signs of an increase even healthy people need to get it checked every two years once they are 35 years old. cholesterol varies with numerous factors, including diet, exercise, genetics and age. It is very common for cholesterol levels to change regularly. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, some studies suggest that cholesterol levels may rise in the fall and winter. Over time,

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Can a person with a healthy cholesterol level have a heart attack?

A: Sure, anything can happen. What about the healthy people who exercise and eat right, then fall down with a heart attack or something just as bad. of course. its not just fat people or people with elevated cholesterol levels that have heart attacks. Most heart attacks are caused by a blood clot that blocks one of the coronary arteries (the blood vessels that bring blood and oxygen to the heart muscle). When blood cannot reach part of your heart, that area starves for oxygen. If the blockage continues long enough, cells in the affected area die. A less common cause of heart attacks is a severe spasm (tightening) of the coronary artery that cuts off blood flow to the heart. These spasms can occur in persons with or without CAD. Artery spasm...


 
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