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My platelet count is 471, my triglycerides are 248, my hdl

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My platelet count is 471, my triglycerides are 248, my hdl is 30, my risk ratio is 5.87. My potassium is 5.4, my albumin is 5.2. My SCOT (AST) is 40 and my SGPT (alt) is 63.

I have a stressful job.

Do you have any idea what could be the cause of my high levels I report above. Thank you.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question

Can you list your medicines for me?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


fenofibrate 145


crestor 10


niaspan 500


enalapril 10


pristiq 50


 


I also take many vitamins - a multi, algae, acidopholus, coq10, memory and brain, omega 3, calcium with d, eye support


 


Thank you

Are you overweight Vicki?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Im 5 10 and wiegh 145. I think my stomach is fat.

Do you exercise?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I travel a lot and Im really busy, but dont exercise per se.

I think the meds are a lot of the problem here Vicki.

The triglycerides are high and HDL is low mainly because of diet and exercise. I imagine your diet isn't too good and you are not exercising.

The blood pressure pill is causing the high potassium and the cholesterol meds are causing the higher liver function tests.

I think changing the meds is a good idea.

Getting off the cholesterol meds and focusing on diet/healthing living is a great plan.

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