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what foods are high in good cholesterol?

I had a cholesterol test and my doctor said my bad one is low which is good but my good one is low also. She said nuts have good cholestrol but what esle? I have family history of high cholestrol so we are trying to get me in good eatting habits and trying to boost my good one now

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Anything high in fiber, like beans or lentils… http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=52 I have made them part of my regular diet after finding out how bad my cholesterol was, and just look how my cholesterol changed over 1 year…. PREVIOUS LEVELS: ———————— 247 – Total Cholesterol 81 – Triglyceride 73 – HDL (Good Cholesterol) 157 – LDL (Bad Cholesterol) CURRENT LEVELS: ———————— 235 – Total Cholesterol 54 – Triglyceride 105 – HDL (Good Cholesterol) 120 – LDL (Bad Cholesterol) My total cholesterol is high because my HDL is so high, which is good! HDL (good cholesterol) transports LDL (bad cholesterol) out of the system! As long as all of your numbers are in normal range, don’t worry if your “total” cholesterol is a little high. Here are typical “normal” ranges… Total cholesterol at or below 200 mg/dL Triglycerides at or below 150 mg/dL HDL cholesterol at or above 60 mg/dL LDL cholesterol at or near an optimal level of 100 to 129 mg/dL

How to get rid of High Cholesterol?

I just gave blood work, and they called me back and told me I have high cholesterol. This is kind of new to me, they also said they would have to put me on a medication. Can someone please explain to me how to get it back down?

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Unhealthy cholesterol levels can boost your risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other problems. According to experts, there are four basic ways to get your cholesterol where you want it: Eating a healthy diet. Exercising Losing weight Taking medicine — in some cases While each of these works, some people have more success with one than another. Many need a combination of approaches. No matter what your age or the state of your health, you can reduce your risks of serious problems by controlling your cholesterol — and it’s not as hard as you think. 1. Lower Cholesterol by Eating Right You’ve probably heard it before, but foods that are high in saturated fat and — to a lesser extent — high in cholesterol, boost your cholesterol levels. These include foods like egg yolks, fatty meats, and full-fat dairy products. You also cut down on trans fatty acids as well, which are more often found in processed and fried foods. But eating a heart healthy diet isn’t just about deprivation. In fact, some foods — eaten in moderation — can actually improve your cholesterol levels. They include: Fatty fish, like tuna and salmon Nuts, especially walnuts and almonds Oatmeal and oat bran Foods fortified with stanols, like some margarines and orange juices 2. Improving Cholesterol With Exercise Exercise is another way to improve your cholesterol levels. Increased physical activity can have a modest effect on cholesterol, lowering bad LDL cholesterol to a lesser extent, while boosting your good HDL cholesterol. The type of exercise is up to you. Walking is the simplest and easiest. Buy a pedometer to measure your progress and start moving. 3. Lose Weight: Lower Cholesterol Being overweight tends to lead to unhealthy cholesterol levels. Losing weight can lower your bad LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. It also can raise your good HDL cholesterol. Of course, weight loss is usually a product of a good diet and exercise. So what if you’ve already improved your diet and started exercising but still need to lose weight? Then you need to make some further adjustments — gradually. Once you’ve reduced your intake of saturated fats, trans fats, and cholesterol, you can focus on cutting out some calories. In the same way, once you’ve gotten into an exercise routine, you can step up the intensity to lose some pounds. 4. Controlling Cholesterol With Medication So what happens if diet, exercise and weight loss aren’t enough to bring your cholesterol under control? Your doctor might recommend medicine. Do not self-treat yourself, and do not rely on a pill: cholesterol-lowering drugs have many adverse effect, and you may end curing one illness while getting another. Taking medicines is a drastic measure, and you can start doing it only after consulting your doctor.

Can birth control pill increase cholesterol?

The doctor just told me I have high cholesterol, can it be caused by the birth control pill. I have been on it for 6 months and it is called Yasmin.

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Hello 🙂 I had the same problem. I was on Yasmin for 2 years and half and this spring my cholesterol was a bit higher than normal. I have a little problems with the liver too and the doctor said that it has happened because of the pill. It is not serious so doctor did not recommend to stop the pill, i am just taking supporting function of liver pills. i recently understood that it is obligatory to make a 3 months break each year from the pill. I am doing the break now and will make tests again. I watch my diet and i am certain that the increased cholesterol was not from the diet. I would recommend to make some more tests and talk to your doctor.

Can stress effect your cholesterol level?

I have been under a lot of stress lately. There has been some added sugar in my diet, but not that much and only 3-4 pound weight gain. My cholesterol went from 167 to 212 in 6 months. I have been under a LOT of stress….could this be raising my cholesterol?

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Forget the cholesterol. Stress itself causes heart disease. Google “cortisol”

my foreskin wont go all the way down when erect?

My foreskin wont go all the way down when erect, it goes down past the head but just and also when i try masturbating and pull the foreskin all the way down and start doing the motion it starts to hurt a bit not much but a bit. Is this normal? And also will i be able to get a blowy from girls and if so will the girls know not to go all the way down? 16 years old

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To solve phimosis (tight foreskin): Masturbating in the wrong way can cause phimosis. Scientific study: http://www.cirp.org/library/treatment/phimosis/beauge/ The penis basically consists of 3 spongy balloon-like chambers that fill with blood on erection. See Diagram: http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/265769o This page shows functions and mobility: http://www.circumstitions.com/completeman/ The foreskin is attached to the glans by the frenulum: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frenulum_of_prepuce_of_penis Masturbating can be damaging to the penis if you apply too much pressure. It damages the spongy tissue chambers of the penis. Consequently the 3 spongy chambers do not fill out with blood and expand the skin. Consequently you end up with a tight foreskin. A sensitive glans (head) is a sign of damage. So what you need to do is allow repair to happen. Don’t masturbate as much. And when you do masturbate, don’t do it for a long time. Too much masturbation (especially with the wrong technique) can also cause micro-tears in the skin, which form scar tissue; scar tissue is less elastic than unscarred tissue. So, make sure you are not using a damaging masturbation technique. Just lightly grip the penis and move the foreskin up and down. Once the inside structure starts to repair, the 3 spongy chambers of the penis will inflate to their proper position and this should expand the outside skin and there will be extra ‘give’ when trying to pull the foreskin down. In time, it will then be easier to retract the foreskin over the head. Tips to increase penis size and other masculine features: You should do the following from the ages of 14 to 21. 1.Stay lean, thin and muscular with exercise such as running and weights. The easiest way to get in shape is to get up early and go for a 30 minute run each morning. Or in the evening. Make sure to have a cold shower after though to get rid of the excess heat otherwise you will be a bit flustered after. Cold showers also prevent night time ejaculation. 2.Eat and drink well. Cut out artificial sugary drinks. 3.Don’t masturbate too much, and when you do, don’t damage penis by applying too much pressure Exercise increases testosterone, the male hormone. Weights are especially good for this. Being thin means less cholesterol (the fatty stuff that clogs blood vessels), consequently testosterone is more effective. Being thin also means there is more blood flow to the penis; so when you get spontaneous erections it stretches out the 3 spongy chambers of the penis. See diagram: http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/265769o Don’t masturbate too much as this depletes energy and effects hormone levels. The penis was not designed for the strong pressure of the hand. Over-masturbation is likely to damage the delicate spongy chambers of the penis, especially if you apply a lot of pressure with your hand. This leads to energy being diverted into repairing the penis rather than growth. I would avoid spending time on the computer as this resists the temptation to look at porn and masturbate. Also the electro-magnetic radiation from the monitor is not good for you if your head/brain is too close to it. It can also hinder masculine development of the face leading to a baby face. You should be getting spontaneous erections. Erections are good for expanding out the penis with blood. This happens a lot during sleep. The herb Ginkgo baloba has also been proven to increase blood flow and open up blood vessels. You can buy them in tablet form (just do a google search). So be as thin and muscular as possible. And don’t apply too much pressure in masturbating – and don’t masturbate excessively. Other masculine traits will result from this too: deep voice, angular jaw, pronounced forehead and big space between eyes. Email me if you are successful following this method.

How to reduce cholesterol levels ?

In my LIPID Profile tests, my (1) Serum cholesterol is 333 mgs/dl (2) HDL cholesterol is 50 mgs/dl (3) LDL cholesterol is 205 mgs/dl (4) VLDL Cholesterol is 77.4 mgs/dl and (5) Serum Triglycerides is 387 mgs/dl. Are the levels are in serious level ? Can any one suggest how to reduce cholesterol, what type of exercieses required, and what type of diet i should consume ?

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Here is a Homeopathic prescription to reduce and get rid of high cholesterol levels without any side effects or complications with 100% relief guaranteed :- 1.PHYTOLACCA 30 2.PHOSPHORUS 30 3.CHOLESTERINUM 30 Take all three together, half hour before or after meals thrice a day always take them on an empty stomach. And avoid Chocolates Coffee Mints and Red Meat while you are taking any Homeopathic remedy. Take care and God Bless!

Is it true that Apple cider vinegar lowers cholesterol?

Is it true that Apple cider vinegar lowers cholesterol? Also, do you have any recommendation on how to lower cholesterol levels fast?

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From what I found, Apple Cider Vinegar has many health benefits and one of them is reducing the cholesterol. The soluble fiber found in the apple cider vinegar absorbs cholesterol and fat in the body. By absorbing the cholesterol, the body is able to eliminate it. When the cholesterol is eliminated, it is no longer in the body to accumulate and raise your cholesterol to dangerous levels. Apple Cider Vinegar is also very acidic so you have to mix it with juice or water. My personal journey to my self healing www.chatcocozza.com

What do these lipid panel results mean?

My HDL is 26 LDL 203 Triglycerides 582 Total 345.4 What do these levels mean? I had a lipid panel done becuase Heart Disease runs in my family for the last 3 generations I’m 21 Year of Age Unable to do much physical exercise

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Your HDL (good cholesterol) is low, and LDL (bad cholesterol) is high, Triglycerides are also high, doctor should give you some drugs for lowing the level of LDL, how old are you? If you are able to do more physical work so do it, and burn that lipids. Good luck

How effective are different cheerios flavors at lowering cholesterol?

Since I’ve heard that oats and soluble fiber are supposed to help lower cholesterol, I’ve started eating cheerios daily as breakfast or a snack. Since eating plain cheerios every day is kind of boring, I was hoping to try out the other flavors available, like Apple Cinnamon or Banana Nut. Granted, some of the flavors are probably unhealthier than plain cheerios because they are much more sugary (Frosted Cheerios)…but nevertheless, are they all still equally good at lowering cholesterol? Or should I just stick with plain.

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Not very, they tried passing off coco puffs as healthy.

Why I’m So Weak ?

I always feel so stretched, exhausted whenever I go to college or anywhere where I hav to walk I feel so much weight on my legs even thou im just 48 kg,a very tan guy In between the way,i always want to take rest,rest my legs. I dont get a good sleep even when I feel tired now a days I can’t concentrate on a single thing,like if someone is talking with me and I’m like,man what the heck he said to me since I wanted to know why my legs pains a lot,i went to doc,he advised me to checkup for iron n hemoglobin after the report,everything was normal also I feel like im stuck at my growth no weight gains,depressed mood, and yeah I’m 19.. dats sad

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Consult with the doctor and Check you Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Test. U r having the symptom of artharities. stop junk food eating and the food having high cholesterol.