Q. My hs-CRP is high. Am I in danger?

Answered by
Dr. Isaac Gana
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Mar 30, 2017 and last reviewed on: Oct 09, 2018

Hello doctor,

I recently did a complete blood test. In the report, it was detected hs-CRP 3.8 mg. My age is 36, and my weight is 103 kg. Please advise how it can be lowered and do am in danger zone.

Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiology
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand you are worried about your health, but no need for much worries.

  • Your CRP (C-reactive protein) is a little increased, but it is not a particular biomarker for cardiovascular diseases. Some other factors can cause it to increase like arthritis or infection.
  • Your BMI of 38 means you are extremely obese, and it puts you at a risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  • You have to start exercising for at least three days in a week, eating a healthy meal and reduce salt intake. You should get a diet plan from a dietitian.
  • First, you should get your blood pressure reading for and revert. Take care.

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