Dyslipidemia.

Dyslipidemia indicates abnormally elevated levels of cholesterol or lipids in the blood. It can be caused by obesity, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle, genetics, hypothyroidism, alcohol consumption, or polycystic ovarian syndrome. The consequences of dyslipidemia are the development of peripheral arterial disease, premature atherosclerosis, and stroke. It can be treated by taking statins with other cholesterol-lowering drugs and with lifestyle modification.

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I am under medication for hypothyroidism and high BP. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47 year old male. I am having hypothyroidism and high BP from the last 15 years. My height is 5 feet and 6 inches and weight is 82 kg. I am taking Thyronorm 125 mcg and Telsartan H80 daily. I am attaching my recent blood reports. Please guide on what I should do.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query about your health conditions and saw the detailed reports which you have attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you have hypothyroidism, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. Your thyroid function test shows tha...  Read Full »

My attached report shows mild non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. How to treat it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male, and I weigh 84 kg. I have a history of asthma, for which I use Salbutamol. I also have eczema and alopecia, for which I use topical Hydrocortisone and Finasteride 1 mg respectively. I do not smoke or drink. My last routine investigation, which I did last year,...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you do have a very high cholesterol and high LDL levels, which indicate that you have dyslipidemia. Your ultrasound also shows non-alcoholic fatty liver dise...  Read Full »

Does vitamin D deficiency increase cholesterol levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I did my routine blood test today. I am attaching my reports. My cholesterol is above the normal level. I have vitamin D deficiency and have completed a three-month course (weekly once a tablet-16000 IU). Should I continue the same again for another three months? Also, I am concerned abou...  Read Full »


Dr. Tanmai Yermal (jain)

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and also reviewed your available reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Please attach your vitamin D level also so that I can comment on it. But the actual dose of vitamin D3 is 60000 IU once a week for five weeks. You...  Read Full »

What is the cause for my chest pain, heart congestion, and breathlessness?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two years, I have been experiencing on and off chest pains and discomfort. There are times when I will just be sitting down and my heart just feels congested with dull pain. Especially when trying to exercise, even fairly mild exercising, I have had episodes of what see...  Read Full »


Dr. Tanmai Yermal (jain)

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. It seems that you have had multiple episodes of chest pain and discomfort in the past couple of years. I need to know some more details about your complaints. First of all, I would like to know your age. What all cardiac risk facto...  Read Full »

What is the treatment option for Parkinson's disease other than Levodopa?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel extreme fatigue in the morning. I have tremor and right leg tingling. I am experiencing brain fog, Parkinson like symptoms but I did not feel any improvement with Levodopa. My manganese levels are high. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

Can drinking alcohol increase blood sugar levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 50 years old. I have done my sugar test last week which showed high blood sugar value and high cholesterol. My doctor advised me to test because I had irritation while urinating. My doctor prescribed me to take Cumet-SR tablets. My weight is 85 kg and height 5.8 feet. I have few ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaint and seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It suggests that you have diabetes and dyslipidemia. Your irritation in urine is due to infection in urinary tract which is common in diabetes patient. You need...  Read Full »

Which medicine can be used to get a proper erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a married guy of 32 years old. For the past two to three years, I am facing problem to get proper erection. I have already consulted a doctor and he asked me to get some tests done such as cholesterol, sugar and BP. We found that the triglyceride value is more than 350 mg/dL. He advi...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are facing both premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. Duralast (Dapoxetine) helps with premature ejaculation, but could worsen the problem of erectile dysfunction. For this, you need to take tablet Forzest (Tadalafil) 20 mg along with Duralast one hour befo...  Read Full »

Will Nano-Leo give permanent solution for erection problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 48 years old. I am experiencing weak erection and difficulty in sustaining the same. This condition was observed 10 years back. Also, there is premature ejaculation. Other physical ailments that I have are, I am suffering from hypertension and taking Amlopres-L (Amlodipine and L...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At 48 years of you are having frequent early morning erection shows that your testosterone levels are adequate. Mild hypertension and dyslipidemia can partly be responsible. Do you smoke or drink? You can safely take the medicines without any problems.  In addition, the ...  Read Full »

What can cause dizzy spells and pulsations in back of head?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old, severely obese. I have been experiencing dizzy spells and pulsations in the back of my head. The pulsations are severe when I am sleeping. There are shocks in the head occasionally but more while sleeping.  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We need to do an MRI brain with MRS (spectroscopy), MRA (angiography), MRV (venography), MRI cervical spine with MRA neck vessels with whole spine screening for evaluation of dizzy spells, pulsations in the back of the head. Obesity or overweight can be due to four main...  Read Full »

Please help me lower my blood sugar levels.

Query: Hello doctor, I have diabetes since the last 11 to 12 years, and I started taking medicines given by my family doctor. Presently, I am taking Glimisave M2 (one tablet in the morning and evening), Dynaglipt 20 (one tablet in the morning), and Absolut 3G (one in the evening). My health is fine, and I...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query about your high blood sugar levels and from the lab results (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you have uncontrolled diabetes and dyslipidemia, that is, high cholesterol. According to your HbA1C, it is recommen...  Read Full »

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