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BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED Symptoms and Causes

What is an inactive lifestyle?

Being a couch potato. Not exercising. A sedentary or inactive lifestyle. You have probably heard of all of these phrases, and they mean the same thing: a lifestyle with a lot of sitting and lying down, with very little to no exercise.

In the United States and around the world, people are spending more and more time doing sedentary activities. During our leisure time, we are often sitting: while using a computer or other device, watching TV, or playing video games. Many of our jobs have become more sedentary, with long days sitting at a desk. And the way most of us get around involves sitting - in cars, on buses, and on trains.

How does an inactive lifestyle affect your body?

When you have an inactive lifestyle,

  • You burn fewer calories. This makes you more likely to gain weight.
  • You may lose muscle strength and endurance, because you are not using your muscles as much
  • Your bones may get weaker and lose some mineral content
  • Your metabolism may be affected, and your body may have more trouble breaking down fats and sugars
  • Your immune system may not work as well
  • You may have poorer blood circulation
  • Your body may have more inflammation
  • You may develop a hormonal imbalance
What are the health risks of an inactive lifestyle?

Having an inactive lifestyle can be one of the causes of many chronic diseases. By not getting regular exercise, you raise your risk of

  • Obesity
  • Heart diseases, including coronary artery disease and heart attack
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Stroke
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Certain cancers, including colon, breast, and uterine cancers
  • Osteoporosis and falls
  • Increased feelings of depression and anxiety

Having a sedentary lifestyle can also raise your risk of premature death. And the more sedentary you are, the higher your health risks are.

How can I get started with exercise?

If you have been inactive, you may need to start slowly. You can keep adding more exercise gradually. The more you can do, the better. But try not to feel overwhelmed, and do what you can. Getting some exercise is always better than getting none. Eventually, your goal can be to get the recommended amount of exercise for your age and health.

There are many different ways to get exercise; it is important to find the types that are best for you. You can also try to add activity to your life in smaller ways, such as at home and at work.

How can I be more active around the house?

There are some ways you can be active around your house:

  • Housework, gardening, and yard work are all physical work. To increase the intensity, you could try doing them at a more vigorous pace.
  • Keep moving while you watch TV. Lift hand weights, do some gentle yoga stretches, or pedal an exercise bike. Instead of using the TV remote, get up and change the channels yourself.
  • Work out at home with a workout video (on your TV or on the internet)
  • Go for a walk in your neighborhood. It can be more fun if you walk your dog, walk your kids to school, or walk with a friend.
  • Stand up when talking on the phone
  • Get some exercise equipment for your home. Treadmills and elliptical trainers are great, but not everyone has the money or space for one. Less expensive equipment such as yoga balls, exercise mats, stretch bands, and hand weights can help you get a workout at home too.
How can I be more active at work?

Most of us sit when we are working, often in front of a computer. In fact, less than 20 percent of Americans have physically active jobs. It can be challenging to fit physical activity into your busy workday, but here are some tips to help you get moving:

  • Get up from your chair and move around at least once an hour
  • Stand when you are talking on the phone
  • Find out whether your company can get you a stand-up or treadmill desk
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator
  • Use your break or part of your lunch hour to walk around the building
  • Stand up and walk to a colleague's office instead of sending an email
  • Have "walking" or standing meetings with co-workers instead of sitting in a conference room

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BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED Clinical Trials and Studies

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1 Recruiting The Cymbalta Pregnancy Registry
Condition: Pregnancy
Intervention: Drug: duloxetine
Outcome Measures: To estimate the risk of major congenital anomalies among pregnancies exposed to Cymbalta;   To estimate risk of recognized spontaneous abortions, stillbirths, elective terminations, minor congenital anomalies, and any serious adverse pregnancy outcomes among pregnancies exposed to Cymbalta and their live births during the first year of life;   To examine any potential impact of Cymbalta use while breastfeeding on the infant during the first year of life;   To compare the risk of major congenital anomalies among pregnancies exposed to Cymbalta to an appropriate comparator(s) such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Metropolitan Atlanta Congenital Defects Program (MACDP)
2 Unknown  Cymbalta for Fibromyalgia Pain
Condition: Fibromyalgia
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Nerve Histology;   Improved Pain Ratings
3 Recruiting Crossover Trial of Duloxetine Versus Placebo in Breast Cancer Patients With Chronic Pain
Condition: Pain
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Change in patient-reported pain between baseline and 6 weeks of treatment with duloxetine versus placebo;   Change in objectively assessed pain sensitivity between baseline and 6 weeks of treatment with duloxetine versus placebo
4 Unknown  Duloxetine for Major Depression in Peri-/Postmenopausal Women
Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: The effects of response to treatment with duloxetine on brain structure and activation in subjects (peri- and postmenopausal women with MDD).;   Changes in brain activation in remitters versus non-remitters after treatment with duloxetine (remission of depression defined MADRS total score <10 at study end).;   Correlations between changes in brain activation and changes from baseline to study end and menopausal symptoms, depressive symptoms, cognition, quality of life, and clinical global impression (improvement and severity).
5 Recruiting Comparison of the Efficacy of Duloxetine With Placebo in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain With a Radicular Component
Condition: Chronic Low Back Pain
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Weekly mean pain intensity in study phase I (Visual analogue score, units 1-10);   Weekly mean pain intensity in study phase II (Visual analogue score, units 1-10);   Use of rescue medication in study phase I;   Beck Depression Inventory score in phase I of study period;   Health related Quality of Life SF-36 score in phase I of study period;   painDetect score in phase I of study period;   Use of rescue medication in phase II of study period;   Beck Depression Inventory score in phase II of study period;   Health related Quality of Life SF-36 score in phase II of study period.;   painDetect score in phase II of study period
6 Unknown  Study to Assess Mechanisms in Peripheral Tissue Innervation for Fibromyalgia
Condition: Fibromyalgia
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Procedure: Skin biopsy
Outcome Measure: Efficacy of duloxetine will be determined by neurological and pain assessments.
7 Unknown  Open-Label Duloxetine Monotherapy in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Condition: Posttraumatic Stress Disorders
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine hydrochloride
Outcome Measures: PTSD Symptoms will be assessed by the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-IV (CAPS);   Visual Analog Scale for Pain (VAS)
8 Recruiting Does Duloxetine Reduce Sub-Acute Pain After Knee Arthroplasty?
Condition: Total Knee Arthroplasty
Interventions: Drug: Placebo;   Drug: Duloxetine 60mg
Outcome Measures: NRS Pain with ambulation at 2 weeks;   Numeric Rating Scale (NRS) Pain Scores at Rest, during Ambulation and while Bending Knee
9 Recruiting An Open Label Extension Study of Duloxetine (LY248686) in Participants With Chronic Low Back Pain
Condition: Back Pain Lower Back Chronic
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Number of Participants with Drug Related Adverse Events (AEs) or any Serious AE's;   Change from Baseline in Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) Pain Severity Item and Interference Item to Week 50;   Patient Global Impression of Improvement (PGI-Improvement) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in Clinical Global Impression of Severity (CGI-Severity) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ-24) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in European Quality of Life Questionnaire-5 Dimension (EQ-5D) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) to Week 50;   Change from Baseline in Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) to Week 52;   Number of Participants with Fall Events from Fall Questionnaire
10 Recruiting Duloxetine for the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Condition: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Y-BOCS scores at 1st and last visit (17 weeks later);   BDI - first and last visit (Given week 0, 1, 5, 9, 13, & 17);   BAI - first and last visit (Given week 0, 1, 5, 9, 13, & 17);   QLESQ - first and last visit (Given week 0 and 17);   Clinical Global Impressions Scale at 2nd visit (2 weeks after 1st visit) and 6th visit (17 weeks post first visit)
11 Recruiting Open Trial of Duloxetine in Outpatients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms and Co-Morbid Major Depression
Conditions: Major Depression;   Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS);   Gastrointestinal Symptoms Rating Scale (GSRS);   Clinician-Rated Global Impression Scales;   Visual Analogue Scales (VAS);   Somatization module of the Patient's Health Questionnaire (PHQ-15)
12 Recruiting A Study of Duloxetine in Participants With Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis in China
Condition: Osteoarthritis
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Change from Baseline to 13 Weeks in the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) 24-hour Average Pain Rating;   Patient Global Impressions of Improvement (PGI-I) at 13 Weeks;   Change from Baseline to 13 Weeks in Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Arthritis Index (WOMAC) Total and Subscale Scores;   Change from Baseline to 13 Weeks in Clinical Global Impression of Severity (CGI-S);   Change from Baseline to 13 Weeks in BPI Severity;   Change from Baseline to 13 Weeks in Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale-Depression (HADS-D) or HADS-Anxiety (HADS-A) Subscale Scores
13 Recruiting A Study of Duloxetine in Adolescents With Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Condition: Fibromyalgia
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Change from baseline to 13 week endpoint in Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) modified short form-adolescent version 24 hour average pain severity item;   Change from baseline to 13 week endpoint in Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) modified short form-adolescent version severity and interference items;   Maintenance effect in acute phase responders on the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI) modified short form-adolescent version 24 hour average pain severity item;   Proportion of patients with greater than or equal to 30% and 50% reduction in BPI 24 hour average pain severity score at 13 weeks;   Change from baseline in Pediatric Pain Questionnaire (PPQ) item scores;   Change from baseline in Clinical Global Impression (CGI) Severity: overall score and mental illness score;   Change from baseline in Functional Disability Inventory (FDI) child scale and rent scale;   Change from baseline in Children's Depression Inventory (CDI);   Change from baseline in Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC)
14 Recruiting Duloxetine Versus Pregabalin for Alcohol Dependence
Condition: Alcohol Dependence
Interventions: Drug: Pregabalin;   Drug: Duloxetine;   Behavioral: Standardized behavioral therapy;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measure: Drinking Quantity and Frequency
15 Recruiting Duloxetine for the Treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain
Condition: Pelvis Pain Chronic
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: Sugar Pill
Outcome Measures: The primary clinical efficacy measure is reduction in spontaneous (non-evoked) pelvic pain. This will be assessed by using the 0-10 numerical pain ratings to derive the primary outcome variable of clinical pain intensity difference due to treatment.;   Functional limitations due to pain
16 Unknown  Pretreatment Identification of Duloxetine Success in Neuropathic Pain Patients
Conditions: Diabetes;   Painful Neuropathy
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measures: Prediction of duloxetine pain relief efficacy by pre-treatment extent of the CPM response;   Treatment-related increase in CPM response
17 Unknown  Effects of Duloxetine on Fear Conditioning in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Condition: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Intervention: Drug: Duloxetine
Outcome Measure: Anxiolytic and antidepressant effects of duloxetine in patients with chronic PTSD
18 Not yet recruiting Research Examining Gulf War Illness in Our Nations Service Members
Condition: Gulf War Illness
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: Pregabalin;   Drug: Placebo
Outcome Measures: Pain , Safety, tolerability;   Side Effects
19 Not yet recruiting Study of Placebo Without Deception Versus Standard Antidepressant for Major Depressive Disorder
Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
Interventions: Drug: Duloxetine;   Drug: placebo;   Other: Study visits only
Outcome Measures: >= 50% improvement in Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Scores (MADRS Response);   MADRS remission;   Credibility and Expectancy Scale (CES)
20 Recruiting S1202: Duloxetine Hydrochloride to Treat Muscle, Bone, and Joint Pain in Pts W/Early-Stage Breast Cancer Receiving Hormone Therapy
Conditions: Breast Cancer;   Musculoskeletal Complications;   Pain
Interventions: Drug: duloxetine hydrochloride;   Other: placebo
Outcome Measures: Reduction in average joint pain according to BPI-SF assessed up to 12 weeks;   Reduction in worst joint pain according to the BPI-SF worst pain score assessed up to 12 weeks;   Reduction in pain interference according to the BPI-SF worst pain score assessed up to 12 weeks