When should I measure my cholesterol? Can it be measured at any time or is it best before breakfest?
I am unsure what my original numbers were at the doctors office but they wanted me to get my dhl below 100. I have slightly changed my diet and started taking the following viatamins and minerals; Omega 3 with DHA, grape seed extract, and phytosterols. I do not... (3 replies)
... with 2 tablespoons of sugar. My Triglyceride results were 632!! It was 266 last test which was still too high, but now I have no idea where should be right now because of that. ... (5 replies)
... Ratio is TOTAL CHOLESTEROL / HDL or 266/85 or 3.2 which is excellent.
HOWEVER, an LDL of 171 is an independent risk factor all on its own. (4 replies)
... I got my cholesterol results today ......my total number is 266 . In the past it has always been about 230...Anyway, my HDL is 85 and my LDL is 171...The dr. said my triglycerides are normal. ... (4 replies)
... Very impressive!!! Can U share exactly what U did and things U took to get such good numbers? Give yourself a pat on the back for doing such a good job. Bet the dr. was impressed too.
Keep up the good work, and congrats...... :wave: (2 replies)
... but a year ago in January I found out I had high cholesterol of 266. My LDL was high, HDL was too low and trigs were almost 200. I was 23yrs. old at the time and very scared when I got these results. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Jennifer,! My mom dropped her cholesterol also, the same as MG & JJ. She used green tea (2x daily), ponegrante juice, cinnamon, and garlic. She is waiting for the result from 2 days ago. She is now down to 203 and was 266.
She also tried take control spread, minute maid heartwise o.j. and plenty of veggies. She practices a high fiber -- low fat diet. Good luck! (6 replies)
... I'm new here, but have been a lurker for quite some time. I'm 23 yrs. old and had my cholesterol tested for the first time less than three months ago. All I know from that test is that my total cholesterol was 266. ... (3 replies)
... Saw my doc today. He says that he thinks my high cholesterol is heriditery, as both my parents also have high cholesterol. I have changed my diet dramatically, and also exercising daily. ... (6 replies)
... I'm also trying to figure out why I have such high cholesterol . I'm 26, get plenty of exercise and try to eat healthy. ... (6 replies)
... ml and my Cholesterol Levels were very high according to the doctor for my age. ... (3 replies)
... total cholesterol as by blood test.. ... (1 replies)
... Forgot to mention that my triglycerides are 262, LDL 165, HDL 49 and cholesterol 266. ... (6 replies)
Been taking Niaspan & fish oil cant handle the statins also due to taking antidepressants I gained 40lbs
09/10/2007 (5 replies)
... My dr.said my cholesterol is still high but happy with the improvement. ... (4 replies)
... your diet...I've done some research and found that chicken, turkey and some fish are some of the highest cholesterol foods. i was very surprised at this. Do a search for foods high in cholesterol, you'll be surprised. Fatty meats don't necessarily have the highest cholesterol. ... (15 replies)
... Since January of this year I was diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder, thats another board, anyway my doc had my cholesterol checked (fasting) in Jan the total was 255 the good was bad and of the course the bad was bad, he told me to take fish oil 3 x's a day which I have been doing and have also become pretty much a vegetarian, only chicken , vegies and turkey products I... (15 replies)
... Great news. Got my results today.......My cholesterol went from 266 to 242!!!!!!!!!! ... (13 replies)
... Also, is there anyone else that has had high cholesterol in their early 20's? ... (9 replies)
... Hi, I just turned 28 and my cholesterol is at 266, with an LDL of 219, HDL of 53, and TG of 80. I have pretty much confirmed these numbers are accurate with a second blood test. ... (10 replies)