5. How does the Mediterranean Diet influence your blood-lipid profile? By replacing some carbohydrate calories with olive oil calories, you can lower your triglyceride levels and maintain or even raise your HDL levels even before you lose a pound. 6. What is Syndrome X or Metabolic Syndrome and what are its characteristics?
Thrombocytopenia is a reduction in platelets. What effect do you think this could have on blood viscosity? You correctly answered: b. decrease blood viscosity 3. Which of the following does not contribute to the viscosity of the blood? You correctly answered: d. oxygen level in the blood 4.
• S=“Statins”. Most commonly used class of drugs to lower cholesterol. They decrease the rate of cholesterol production and are generally administered at bedtime since this is when cholesterol is produced in larger amounts. Generally well tolerated. However, can cause myopathy which can lead to rhabdomyolysis.
LDL (the bad kind) and HDL (the good kind). Too much LDL in ones diet can lead to clotting of the bloodstream, which in turn, causes a heart attack. Luckily it's a risk that can be controlled. By eating foods lower in fat and cholesterol, one can lower the LDL levels in their body. People who have exceptionally high levels of LDL cholesterol may want to talk to a doctor about a prescription
Management and certain workers should acquire education on drug seeking behavior among patients and workers (Harldorsson 2007). Clinicians need to be taught about the regulations concerning control use of substances and the ethical rules and regulations that follow them. It is essential for doctors to understand their moral duty to their patients and to their employers. Cases concerning ethical violation tend to destroy the reputation of the employers (hospitals), ruining the name of the hospital. It is the work of the health practitioner to acquire knowledge on how to help a patient who gets control drugs from online pharmacies.
Smoking can increase the risk of digestive damage. Drinking alcohol can also irritate and erode the mucous lining of your stomach as well as increasing stomach acid. 6. Famotidine is usually used for short term use, with a constant use it lowers its effectiveness. It inhibits histamine H2receptor site.
Don’t smoke. Exercise can increase your levels of HDL. There are also some medication to help lower your cholesterol. Statins, Niacin, Bile-acid resins and fibrates are the drugs proven to lower cholesterol. Mr. Brown: What are the side effects of the
Caffeine & Alcohol Effect on the Water Flea Heart Rate Abstract In this study, water fleas (Daphnia magna), a semi-transparent freshwater crustacean, are used to study the effects of caffeine and alcohol on heart rate. There was a control group used along with the alcohol and caffeine to ensure the results were more accurate. The prediction was the introduction of alcohol and each increased concentration of alcohol, would decrease heart rate and the introduction and subsequent increased concentrations of caffeine would increase heart rate. The results of this experiment proved the prediction to be correct with the alcohol, but the results from the caffeine were hardly noticeable. Methods & Materials
Lifestyle changes and medicines can help control CAD. As for Eric the first thing he needs to do is to stop smoking. Smoking can damage and tighten blood vessels, lead to unhealthy cholesterol and blood pressure levels which can all lead to coronary heart disease. Nicotine constricts your blood vessels and carbon monoxide can injure the inner lining causing your heart to pump harder to compensate for the damage. Cigarette smoking increases the risk of heart attack so Eric should talk to his doctor about a program to help him with smoking cessation Also mentioned Eric eats on the run a lot, He needs to make sure he is eating healthy foods to ensure good blood and cholesterol levels.