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cholesterol: Is My Heart at Risk?

A: cholesterol is a waxy steroid of fat produced in liver or intestine, used for the synthesis of hormones and cell membranes and transported in the blood plasma of all mammals. cholesterol is a very essential structural component of plasma membrane of mammals required for maintaining proper membrane permeability and fluidity. It is also an important agent required for the manufacture of bile acids, steroid hormones and vitamin D. It is the principal steroid synthesized by animals however, smaller amounts are also produced in plants and fungi. cholesterol is entirely absent among prokaryotes. If its concentration increases in blood then the risk of cardiovascular diseases increases so its level must be kept under...


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What are Normal cholesterol Levels?

A: The most significant factor in determining your risk of heart and cardiovascular disease is cholesterol. The liver synthesizes cholesterol into a product that can be found in most of the cells of the body. Deposits of plaque from this fatty substance can be found in the walls of the arteries and develop into “hardening of the arteries” or arteriosclerosis. In order to know if you have normal cholesterol levels, you need to have a blood test or blood panel. Elevated cholesterol levels are also recognized in genetic diseases, liver and kidney disease, and hypothyroidism. High Density Lipoprotein (HDL), Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Very Low Density Lipoprotein...
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Is atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis used to mean the same which is a plaque of cholesterol that hardens?

A: For lay people, they''re pretty close to the same. BTW, ignore Razwell. He rants, raves, and only cites the same old source. IGNORE CK he is angry i have exposed the fraudulent lipid hypothesis OK Razwell, Ashley, John M, or whoever you are choosing to be today, you''re still wacko. And to the person who asked this question. Ignore him. He''s a lunatic on a rampage about cholesterol. He must have extremely high numbers. We can only hope that he has a fatal MI so that we would be rid of the menace that he is. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. Healthy arteries are flexible, strong and elastic. Over time, however, too much pressure in your arteries can make the walls thick and stiff — sometimes...


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High cholesterol?

A: Well it mans you could suffer from a heart attack if you dont stop eating the wrong food try and eay more healthily and it should take care of its self and also do some exercise :) High cholestrol means , high LDL levels with or without high triglyceride levels . This means - these cholestrol will get deposited in ur arteries which carry blood, if it gets clogged especially the arteries which supply blood to your hearth- the outside once which supply energy and oxygen- then u will have an MI followed by ischemia - death of cells of heart. so cut down on high fat satutarted diet- mcdonnalds, KFC , chips etc high cholesterol ususally refers to your total cholesterol number being over 200. it''s basically a buildup of

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As tests show, cholesterol is not the reason for heart disease; what is the reason?

A: in my opinion most heart problems are caused by floride,chlorine,pasturized milk we were lead to beleive floride was needed in our toothpaste our water and in many other products,which was and is a BIG LIE, it scars the arteries which cholesterol clings to which causes the blockage,but if people do not have heart problems they can"t make any money,floride was a waste products of which was to toxic to dump anywhere is has no benefit for humans,I suggest you purchase the book natural cures they don"t want you to know about at naturalcures.com. Atherosclerotic plaques develop BETWEEN the INNER and OUTTER layers of the arterial wall many times IN PATCHES NOT UNIFORM This observation alone should let the observer know the ILLOGICAL...


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Are there foods that can clean plaque for arteries?

A: Low saturated fat diets are NOT natural. Red meat has healthful fat, chickens have skin, eggs have yolks, milk has butter fat. If you desire health stop trying to tell Mother Nature it is stupid. Do a google search of " the cholesterol myth" . Dr. Ravnskov, Dr, Kendrick and Dr. McCully wilkl tell you the truth about cholesterol. Please confront your doctor with the info below Yes, try walnuts. Research has determined that eating 6 walnut halves a day can lower plaque in arteries. There are foods that are said to clean up plaque, broccoli for one, Garlic is another, fresh veggies, and fruits etc. Staying away from other foods, like fat meats, egg yolks are high in

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If I don''t take my cholesterol meds at night, should I skip the dose or take it in the morning?

A: 10 Nov 2011 If you want to keep on taking it at night then skip the dose (don''t take it the next morning) and take it the following night. If you would like to continue taking it in the morning daily then you can take the pills the next morning. Votes:+1CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsCan I eat oat bran and fruits with the drug simvastatin? Isn''t a better diet the key?2 answers • 25 Mar 2010 • Does Simvastatin work on the plaque already in your arteries or only on keeping out new plaque?Simvastatin everynight for cholesterol buildup 2

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High cholesterol and normal trigclycerides levels?

A: Sure is possible. We see alot of this in lab work. Just make sure he follows up on what the Doc wants him to do. If there is cause for alarm your MD will let you know. Yes, it is possible. Regarding his cholesterol the HDL figure is perfect, and the other 2 figures are slightly high and can be brought down simply by diet Control and excercise. Goal cholesterol levels differ from person to person depending on the risk factors the person has. risk factors includes: smoking, hypertensive, obese, lack of excercise, family history etc. < than 2 factors the LDL goal is < 160 mg/dl >= 2 factors the LDL goal is 130 mg/dl diabetics and heart diseased patients the LDL goal <100mg/dl. Read more on risk factors and healthy diet What''s the...


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How can i burn the plaque in the artries fast?

A: 1st learn how to spell...its ARTERIES, and you cant burn off the plaque!! Talk to your doctor and IF you really do have plaque in your arteries, then the doctor will help you decide what to do....otherwise your probably going to hurt yourself!! There is no quick fix for blocked/clogged arteries in your heart unless you have bypass surgery. . One thing you need to find out is if your blocked arteries is something hereditary or if it has to do with your diet, lifestyle. Chances are if this is hereditary, if you have clogged arteries in your heart you also have them in other areas of your body. You need to go to a Dr and get a cholesterol screening. This is key. These free cholesterol...


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What Is the Relationship Between cholesterol and Heart Disease?

A: cholesterol, a fatty wax-like compound that the body uses to function, is implicated in instances of heart disease. The body naturally produces cholesterol in the liver, which it uses for certain physiological needs, most notably, the production of hormones and to metabolize vitamins. Coupled with the amount of cholesterol a person ingests in his or her diet, the body can become overwhelmed by the volume, and at this point, the cholesterol tends to become deposited on the walls in the arteries, forming plaques. plaques cause narrowing and blockage in the arteries, which leads to the signs and symptoms, originating in the part of the body with...


 
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