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how can I lower my cholesterol level?

A: Have thyroid checked first. An underactive thyroid can cause high cholesterol. Eat oatmeal, drink a little grape juice or red wine. That''s a start. Eat cereals such as Cheerios and oatmeal Eat lots of fruits and veggies Cut way down on meats Cut out fried foods Cut out mayonnaise Cut out junk food and fast food Cut out chocolate don''t use butter/margarine/oil don''t drink whole milk (use skim or 1%) Skip desserts If you''re old enough (and not an alcoholic) drink a glass of red wine at night. If you are not on prescription cholesterol medicine, start taking Niacin (500 mg. 3 times a day). Be sure to take Motrin/Advil about 45 minutes before the Niacin--as when you...


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how can I lower my cholesterol level quickly?

A: Get yourself some oatbran fast! Exercise can help. Also reduce your fat intake. @SpatzieLover how od you use the oatbran? Sprinkle it on food? The pizza is definitely contributing to you cholesterol problem. these three sites offer great suggestions Oat bran for breakfast is tasty. Oat fiber can be added to foods also and can be found at most health stores. You will need at least 3 grams of oat fiber per day to reduce your cholesterol, though I''d personally aim for 10gms if this were a problem for me. Eliminate your saturated fat intake if you can during this time. Increase your fruits and vegetable intake (the fiber will help you lower your cholesterol intake)....


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how do I lower my cholesterol

A: Most people can lower their cholesterol by eating a diet low in fats. They can also be lowered by not smoking losing weight and exercise. Try to stay away from fatty foods. Read labels when you go shopping for food. If you buy meat , buy the less fatty meats. Most grocery stores have the meats labeled as to how much fat is in the meat. Buy two percent milk. Try to eat no more than two eggs a week. If you like eggs a lot save your two eggs for Sunday breakfast. Instead of butter use a vegetable margarine. Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Have a salad everyday and use a lowfat salad dressing. There are many varieties and they are very tasty. Throw away the frying pan. Broil your meats...


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how do you lower your cholesterol level?

A: I saw a show on T.V, the other week, and they did an experiment, to lower choleserol. This isn''t a joke, either. They tested a weight lifter, who ate 18 eggs, a day, and his choleterol was as low as. They gave a guy with high cholesterol 4 eggs a day, for 2 weeks, and his levels dropped by 30%. Apparently, the cholesterol, in eggs, is the good kind, and will lower your levels. your doctor can give you pills to lower it or drastically change your diet. a lot more vegetables, fruits, grains, etc. You can change your diet and if you are overweight and lose weight it might help you a lot. Some people though have high

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how can I lower my cholesterol without drugs...I know aerobic excercise is good but what else?

A: i have a had problem with cholesterol and took lipitor,but now i have been taking.a glass of water and apple cider vingar together and it has brought down my cholesterol down alot to normal reading.try it .good luck with this . Eat good cholesterol food especially olive oil. Yahoo News today - 4 short good walks does a great job lowering cholesterol. Yoga and TaiChi are also good because they teach breathing and relaxation from everyday stress. Fish Oil can help some, but it''s a long term thing. Cutting out fatty foods, etc. Reduce the amount of Olive Oil you''re...


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how can I lower my cholesterol without using medication?

A: Control high cholesterol in the blood by diet and exercise. Eat a low-cholesterol, low-fat diet. This kind of diet includes cottage cheese, fat-free milk, fish (not canned in oil), vegetables, poultry, egg whites, and polyunsaturated oils and margarines (corn, Safflower, canola, and soybean oils). Avoid foods with excess fat in them such as meat (especially liver and fatty meat), egg yolks, whole milk, cream, butter, shortening, lard, pastries, cakes, cookies, gravy, peanut butter, chocolate, olives, potato chips, coconut, cheese (other than cottage cheese), coconut oil, palm oil, and fried foods. cholesterol -Get your LDL (bad cholesterol) levels checked at least...


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how do I Get my cholesterol lowered?

A: The first and easiest way is to adjust your diet. Analyze what you are eating and cut out any uneccesary fat content. The second easy thing to do is get more exercise. Just a half-mile a day walking will be enough to bring levels down by a couple points. Stay away from fatty foods. Eat more whole grains. Get some decent excercise like walking, light aerobics, etc. Get with a nutritionist to get yourself a good diet plan. The most important thing is to limiting your salt intake. Limiting the amount of meat that you consume can also be very helpful. Cheerios has been known to lower cholesterol and is also good for your heart. Load on plenty of fluids like water, tea, fruit juices (organic)...


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how do I Get my cholesterol lowered?

A: The first and easiest way is to adjust your diet. Analyze what you are eating and cut out any uneccesary fat content. The second easy thing to do is get more exercise. Just a half-mile a day walking will be enough to bring levels down by a couple points. Stay away from fatty foods. Eat more whole grains. Get some decent excercise like walking, light aerobics, etc. Get with a nutritionist to get yourself a good diet plan. The most important thing is to limiting your salt intake. Limiting the amount of meat that you consume can also be very helpful. Cheerios has been known to lower cholesterol and is also good for your heart. Load on plenty of fluids like water, tea, fruit juices (organic)...


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how do i lower my liver enzyme and cholesterol levels?

A: HI Since i was told i had high cholesterol my diet has been immaculate, i also excercise upto 4 times a week. But im just realy stressed out about it, i never imagined i would have to worry about such problems at my age....


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how can I raise my cholesterol levels?

A: Low levels of HDL--the good cholesterol--is medically termed hypoalphalipoproteinemia. This type of cholesterol plays an important role in maintaining heart health. HDL helps remove LDL (bad cholesterol) from the bloodstream and artery walls, reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke. You can do several things to raise HDL levels. A successful treatment strategy will include a healthy diet, exercise and possibly medication.Making Good Lifestyle ChoicesMaking better lifestyle choices can raise HDL levels. Quitting smoking can increase HDL levels by 10 percent, according to the Mayo Clinic. Achieving and maintaining your ideal body weight can raise HDL levels by five points, according to...


 
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