Blood lipids are used to describe the fatty substances found in the blood, such as cholesterol and triglycerides. Too much of lipids in the blood increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and various other heart conditions. A healthy lifestyle, losing excess weight, and exercising can help keep lipid levels under control.
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Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I had a blood test. The report shows, TSH is 14.2, cardiac risk factor 7.1, high cholesterol and low iron and hemoglobin. At the same time, I have periods for the last 20 days. So, I had Destrogen twice a day. Now, I am taking Iron, Calcium and cholesterol tablets after dinner. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, do not worry as everything is very well treatable. Regarding your thyroid, were you a known hypothyroid or just now detected? If you are a known case and on 100 ug since long, then dose needs to be increased to 112.5 as TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is more ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54-year-old male. I am approximately 20 pounds overweight due to COVID-19 stress. I went to my physician, and my blood pressure was 120/80, and all other lab tests were normal except for triglycerides at 667. I am not on any medications typically for hypertriglyceridemia. I was no... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from obesity, and your recent lipid profile has shown that your triglycerides level are 667 that is very above normal. According to your lipids profile test and re... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from stomach bloating and gastric problem. I had a blood test and the report is as below. Total cholesterol 208 mg/dL, triglyceride 253 mg/dL, HDL 38 mg/dL, LDL 119 mg/dL, SGOT (AST) 63 U/L, SGPT (ALT) ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My lipid test indicates that you have high cholesterol and high triglyceride in blood. This means that you have either higher fat content in the diet or metabolism of fat is not proper. Liver test indicates slightly higher SGOT (serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase)... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have done a health checkup and I like to get your inputs regarding the report. Thanks in advance. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any symptoms or risk factors like family history of illness? What is your job profile? Do you drink or smoke? How much active is your lifestyle? Do you have any recent history of fever and joint pains? Are you a vegetarian? Revert back with more details as abo... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old male. I am looking for an online consultation for the cholesterol check-up result. I am 182 cm in height and 110 kg in weight. I feel heavy, and I am worried about my cholesterol. I want to know about my current blood test report and precautions with diet. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have recently done lipid profile test and wanted to know the precautions to be taken for that. According to your lipid profile test (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your cholesterol, triglyce... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I do not have any health issues. But, my cholesterol level is high at 220. Do I need to take any medicine? Please let me know. I have attached my laboratory reports for your reference. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you should be started on statins preferably Atorvastatin 10 mg at bedtime and also low fat diet and regular exercise for 30 minutes daily. Are suffering from any other disease than high cholesterol? Are you hypertensive or diabetic? What is your age? Revert back with... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My cholesterol and triglyceride levels are elevated. But, they were the same in my previous checkup reports too. I am a bit reluctant to take medication because of the side effects. My father has both cardiac and diabetic issues. I am doing exercise regularly and my intake of sugar is als... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your vitamin D levels, thyroid levels and HbA1c are quite good. Regarding your high cholesterol, it may be due to hereditary and food related. You have a high risk of coronary artery disease as you have a positive family history and high cholesterol. Do regular exer... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. Recently I have done some health check ups. The report shows my LDL cholesterol is 140, Triglycerides -165, HDL-30. Should I take any medicine? Or should I start walking or exercise? My vitamin-D level is 20.15. What medicine should I take for my low levels of... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your lipid profile and liver enzyme ALT are deranged and Vitamin D is low. For low Vitamin D, you should have tablet Uprise D3 (or Calcirol sachet) 60,000 units once a week with milk ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Please find my blood investigation report attached and provide me the required steps to take further. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your report you have mild iron deficiency anemia. I advise you to take Iron supplements like syrup Orofer 10 mL thrice daily before food for six months. Also, your TSH level (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is slightly elevated and it is suggestive of hypothyroidism. ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I just found out that I have high cholesterol. My doctors advised me to change my diet. But, they did not give any suggestions other than to avoid fast food and fatty food. My issue is that my diet option is already limited due to my food allergies (strawberries, melons... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First thing is that you should take medicines for high cholesterol and Crohn's disease. Also your BMI - body mass index is high which tends to obesity. Now your diet for two months under observation should be bland diet. A bland diet is a diet consisting of foods... Read Full »
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