• density
  • The high mineral density is attributed to the depth related pressure and the change in temperature from 20 °C+ at the surface to 8 °C at 600 meters depth generates the movement of this layer. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatty substances
  • These three vascular disease conditions (heart attack, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease) can be associated with the same cause, atherosclerosis (a build-up of plaque, which is a deposit of fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium, and fibrin in the inner lining of an artery), and are all linked to the same risk factors. (nyhq.org)
  • stroke
  • On September 30, 2004, Merck withdrew rofecoxib from the market because of concerns about increased risk of heart attack and stroke associated with long-term, high-dosage use. (wikipedia.org)
  • Too much bad cholesterol can increase your chance of getting heart disease, stroke, and other problems. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Your body needs lipids to work properly, but high levels increase your risk for heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. (drugs.com)
  • Mitral stenosis poses a high risk of forming emboli which may travel to the brain and cause stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Myocardial infarction and stroke prophylaxis in patients with type II diabetes There have been recent studies suggesting that high-dose statin therapy plays a plaque-stabilizing role in people suffering from acute coronary syndrome and thrombotic stroke. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fibrates
  • Since fibrates increase the cholesterol content of bile, they increase the risk for gallstones. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, It is not recommended to combine statin medication treatment with certain other cholesterol-lowering medications, particularly fibrates, because this may increase the risk of myopathy-related adverse effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • Severe changes in the levels of protein and electrolytes in the blood have the potential to disrupt the function of the brain and may cause seizures, in rare cases. (news-medical.net)
  • It occurs due to excess fluid in the body, which is linked to low levels of protein in the blood. (news-medical.net)
  • Increased levels of protein in the urine and lack of protein in the blood can have a significant impact on the function of many areas of the body. (news-medical.net)
  • Low levels of the protein albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminaemia). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Soy protein, nuts, viscous fibre, and plant sterols have been found to have cholesterol lowering effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • A diet high in plant sterols, soy protein, viscous fibre, almond (diet portfolio) for a month. (wikipedia.org)
  • One theory for the size to plasma level correlation involves difference rates of protein synthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Instead they are coated with cholesterol and protein (protein coat of lipoproteins) into a compound called a chylomicron. (wikipedia.org)
  • statin
  • It was discovered at that point that I had inherited a familial tendency for a type of cholesterol that is hard to control and I had to be on a statin to get it under control, that diet was not enough. (healingwell.com)
  • Although the combination of statin and fenofibrate is one of the options for patients with combined hyperlipidemia, non-lipid effects of it has not been completely understood yet. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • LDL level was reduced significantly in both the statin group and the diet portfolio group. (wikipedia.org)
  • kidney
  • Lipantil micro 200 and Lipantil micro 267 are not suitable for children, or people with decreased kidney function, as they contain too high a dose of the medicine for these groups of people. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Adults with a history of elevated cholesterol, diabetes, kidney problems, heart disease, and other conditions require more frequent testing. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Potential side effects include poor kidney function, electrolyte imbalances especially low blood potassium and less commonly low blood sodium, gout, high blood sugar, and feeling faint initially upon standing up. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is also used for the prevention of kidney stones in those who have high levels of calcium in their urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • markedly
  • Markedly elevated CPK levels or if a myopathy is suspected or diagnosed after dosing of atorvastatin has begun. (wikipedia.org)
  • bile
  • Bile acid sequestrants (resins, e.g. cholestyramine) are particularly effective for lowering LDL-C by sequestering the cholesterol-containing bile acids released into the intestine and preventing their reabsorption from the intestine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atorvastatin may be used in combination with bile acid sequestrants and ezetimibe to increase the reduction in cholesterol levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • What puts me at a higher risk to have a cerebrovascular accident? (drugs.com)
  • Other research focusing on young South Asians has shown that they have a higher risk of Diabetes and associated heart disease compared to other ethnic groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Geriatric: Plasma concentrations of atorvastatin in healthy elderly subjects are higher than those in young adults, and clinical data suggests a greater degree of LDL-lowering at any dose for patients in the population as compared to young adults. (wikipedia.org)