High Density Lipoproteins - Treatment for low HDL cholesterol

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Treatment guidelines for low HDL cholesterol

In clinical trials involving lowering LDL cholesterol, scientists also studied the effect of HDL cholesterol on atherosclerosis and heart attack rates. They found that even small increases in HDL cholesterol could reduce the frequency of heart attacks.

For each 1 mg/dl increase in HDL cholesterol, there is a 2 to 4% reduction in the risk of coronary heart disease. An HDL level of <40 mg/dl is  considered undesirable and measures should be taken to increase it.

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Neer19

Is it possible to eat oily food if pluse rate is more then 72 n a day at 19yrs, age.

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IS PINEAPPLE IS GOOD FOR CONTROLLING LDH LEVEL

Sahil75

I have Total/HDL ratio of 5.4, how can I reduce it ?

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i have total/hdl ratio of 5.13, how can i reduce it ?

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