High Cholesterol, high HDL, low triglycerides

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 Question:   I’d like to ask a question about my recent cholesterol test results.  I had it tested for the first time ever recently.  I am a 38-yr-old female, 5’3″ and 115 lbs, no known health issues.  I do cardio exercise 4 -6 days a week for a half hour.  My diet is fairly healthy, as I actively avoid high …

What treatment for a heart blockage is best?

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Question: I have been advised by my primary physician to schedule a cardiac catherization and possible stent placement procedure after having a Nuclear Stress Test with the following “Findings: The study quality is excellent. There is no transient LV ischemic dilatation noted. The left ventricular chamber dimensions are normal. There is a mild to moderately reduced perfusion defect of moderate …

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Question:    I’m 61 and on my last visit to my cardiologist, he wanted to do a heart cath to see if anything was going on in my heart.  I had been to the emergency room 2X in the prior two months with high BP 200/110 on one occasion and 180/100 on the other.  In both cases my heart rate …

Cholesterol

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Submitted by Dr T on March 7, 2012 – 10:23am Question: I am a 60 year old male.  There have been no incidents of heart problems in my family history.  My family doctor had prescribed crestor to reduce my cholesterol level last year.  I had taken that for several months, and noticed tingling in my hands, my knees hurt so …

Cardiac Health Q&A: ICDs, Diet, and Exercise

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Submitted by Dr T on May 3, 2014 – 6:00pm Question: In this short Youtube video, I’ll discuss two issues: Safety of ICDS Proper Diet, Exercise and Improving Your Cardiac Risks </div></p><div id=”comments”> <h2 style=”color: rgb(59, 153, 201);text-decoration: none;font-size: 14px;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>Comments</h2> <div> <h2 style=”color: rgb(59, 153, 201);text-decoration: none;font-size: 14px;text-transform: none;background-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);”>Post new comment</h2> …