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Dr Saha how can a person tell if they need to unbloc their

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Dr Saha how can a person tell if they need to unbloc their artries and how do they do it pl
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
Hello,

What are your symptoms?

Did you have any test which showed blocked arteries?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i want to bring my colestrol down wot else do you want to know
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
How is your cholesterol level?

do you smoke?

Do you have any family history of heart disease?

How is your blood pressure?

Are you diabetic, overweight?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
bit over weight im on actand blood pressure pills, no histoey of heart disease, and no i dont hav diabetics
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

There are few lifestyle changes which you may be aware already like avoiding smoking, taking less fat, maintaining ideal weight or BMI are important.

Regular exercise & walking at least for 30 min. for 5 days a week will help a lot.

You have to restrict salt too which can help in lowering blood pressure.

Diet rich in vegetables, fruits, are good. Oat meal, almonds, walnuts, fish rich omega 3 fatty acid are good to keep your cholesterol down.


Here are 2 links which can help you in planning your diet.

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.pdf

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dash-diet-recipes/RE00089

You need to get regular follow up with doctor & have the blood pressure & cholesterol levels checked.

I hope this information helps.

I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Regards.
Dr. Saha and 3 other Health Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
thank you for the imformation but i want to know how to bring them down please
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
If your levels are mildly high then you can try life style measures initially, as I wrote.

If they do not help then you can need medicines to lower cholesterol.

Different groups are used.

Statins are often used initially. They have good protective values.

Some of them are lovastatin, rosuvastatin, atorvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin etc.

The other groups of medicines can be -

Bile acid sequestrants like cholestyramine, colestipol,colesevalam etc.

Cholesterol absorption inhibitors like zetia. This drug can be combined with statin & can help to lower the dose of statins.

Nicotinic acid or niacin.

Fibrates like gemfibrozil etc.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Dr Saha, it is Jennifer here, I hav some good news for you and yor team of Drs. I used to hav asthma very bad but i hav cured my asthma and it is the first time in 9yrs i can breath properly.

 

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I can breath without any help

Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.

Thank you for the follow up information.

 

I am happy to know that you do not need any medicine or help to breath..

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Dr Saha, My own drs said there was no cure 4 asthma but they were wrong i found a cure. Dont you agree that is good. I have alot of others things i need to get fixed or cured which ever comes first. Jennifer.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 5 years ago.
Which cure did you find?

Is it a medicine?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no its not a medicine. The drs here said theres no cure for asthma but i proved them all wrong because i Jennifer found a cure and i have helped other people that have asthma to cure theres.