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... Hi.. I think my dr. doesn't get the connection between hypothyroid and cholesterol.. I am currently on 2 grains of Armour and have battled with my cholesterol.. based on my latest labs for thyroid.. i am in need of more meds for thyroid. I have been trying to get my total down.. it is now 202 down from 220 from 4/11/11. total 220 HDL 47 LDL 140.4 VLDL ... (0 replies)
Hdl problem
Aug 26, 2014
... week before it was normal. The last Lipid I did was in 2011, it was Total Cholestrol 170, HDL 43, LDL 130, Triglyceride 90, in 2010 it was Total Cholestrol 165, HDL 34, LDL 110, Triglyceride 108, in 2009, it was Total Cholestrol 156, HDL 29, LDL 120, Triglyceride 110. ... (0 replies)
... Beware of those tests at a health fair, the Blood test at the LAB is the only thing reliable, example, husband was told his HDL was 26, scared me to death , they had his ratio at 7. ... (12 replies)

... Alcohol is a two edged sword; small amounts are supposed to be good for raising HDL, but alcohol also raises triglycerides. (8 replies)
... He was doing this specifically FOR helping his cholesterol, we thought that was good for HDL ! ... (8 replies)
... With high triglycerides, he may want to back off on the sugar and alcohol consumption, in addition to other diet/exercise suggestions for LDL and HDL. (8 replies)
... I just got results from Blood test today, his HDL was 39 (Still low) 7 months ago it was 46, His # was 248 , his LDL 160 and his Tri's 214, His ratio was 6.4 (better than 7.1) but still bad. These results are from hardly taking any statins, and eating decently, 7 months ago, he was taking maybe 3 statins , a week and not eating as good. So go figure. I guess back to the... (8 replies)
... He should have a repeat blood test by an MD to evaluate his numbers and take further action or other testing if necessary. I find it hard to believe that his HDL can drop over 15 points in such a short period of time. ... (8 replies)
... He is already thin, waist is 32 inches. He rarely eats hydronated stuff. Mono saturated is basically Olive oil, right? We do use that , but others also. Jobs requires walking here and there, but it is not enough to get the heart racing, so I guess 20 minutes of rigorous exercise is due. Last Oct his HDL was 46, I just do not see that he is doing anything differnt now... (8 replies)
... He could also try flush niacin. It works well to raise HDL. You have to start very slow and ramp up. (8 replies)
... The usual non-drug ways to increase HDL: * Increase exercise (how much exercise does his job require?). * Lose body fat (is he already lean and muscular, or does he have a large soft belly despite being non-overweight?). * Avoid all trans fats from hydrogenated oils. * Replace polyunsaturated fats with monounsaturated fats. * Note: saturated fats may raise HDL, but also... (8 replies)
... He does have a simivestan perscription, that he takes about 10mg every couple days, but I did not think that could increase HDL anyway? ... (8 replies)
... If you don't want to go the meds route you could try Red Yeast Rice for lowering your LDL and Flush Niacin for raising your HDL. If you do the Niacin be sure to start very slow by cutting the lowest milligram tab you can find into quarters and increase from there. (9 replies)
... To try to lower LDL levels: Avoid trans-fats from hydrogenated oils. These are common in processed foods and fast food restaurants. Limit saturated fats, which are common in fat from red meat, dairy products, and coconut / palm oil. Replace such fats with unsaturated fats, commonly found in nuts, vegetable oils (non-hydrogenated, not coconut / palm oil), avocados,... (9 replies)
... And HDL probably should be closer to 40, not 35, by the way. ... (9 replies)
... hello just wanted to share about my hdl when i was 26. just went to the doc for my knee so did test. also he said to test my cholesterol and shocking my hdl was 22, so he told me to excersice eat good and we will see in three months. so after 3 months it was 26 but not much. ... (3 replies)
Niacin Studies
Oct 24, 2006
... Lenin, Remember that the 12 gram result is with regular Niacin! There are 2 studies in the Monograph regarding Combination therapy. 1. 29 participants (whose baseline LDL was 215) took 500 mg Niacin (Slo-Niacin 1 g x 2/day was rotated after 12 months for 8 months x2) x 4/day with lovastatin 20mg/day and colestipol 10 g x 2/day. No clinical significant differences were... (24 replies)
HDL Levels
Oct 8, 2006
... Laura, Is he taking the niacin AND the Lipitor. That's what's required for me to get over 40 without booze. Fortunately, though low, my last two HDL breakdowns have included HDL-2's of 26 and 20 which at least puts most of my HDL into the better fraction Dan, I am only a few years younger than you and get a HUGE 20 point oomph if I... (15 replies)
... After being off Lipitor for a year and trying almost everything to lower his cholesterol his numbers are still not good. The latest numbers are total TC 269, HDL 53, Tri 104 and LDL 195. The previous test six months ago was TC 274, HDL 52, Tri 110 and LDL 200. ... (7 replies)
Very low hdl
Jun 13, 2005
... I can't think of anyone I've seen where the advice "Eat more eggs" would be more appropriate. Eggs typically increase both HDL and LDL, but with your low TC, you can take it. ... (3 replies)

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