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General Physician - Answered on Apr 23, 2024

Dr Karthiyayini Mahadevan has been practising for 30 years.
She specialises in general medicine, child development and senior citizen care.
A graduate from Madurai Medical College, she has DNB training in paediatrics and a postgraduate degree in developmental neurology.
She has trained in Tai chi, eurythmy, Bothmer gymnastics, spacial dynamics and yoga.
She works with children with development difficulties at Sparrc Institute and is the head of wellness for senior citizens at Columbia Pacific Communities.... more
V Question by V on Apr 17, 2024Hindi

Cholesterol - Total 234 mg/dL Triglycerides -- 322 mg/dL Cholesterol - HDL 32.4 mg/dL Cholesterol - LDL 137.2 mg/dL Cholesterol- VLDL 64.4 mg/dL High sensitivity CRP 0.41 mg/L Homocysteine 43.75 umol/L Lipoprotein (a) 9.35 mg/dL Apolipoprotein - A1 98 mg/dL Apolipoprotein - B 116 mg/dL Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio 1.18 Should I start taking medicines for lipid conditions ?

Ans: Check your lifestyle and start the modifications
That's the first step. Particularly avoiding refined carbohydrates and deep fried food will address this problem a lot. Regular physical activity will bring up the HDL levels. Consult a Dietitian
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