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High Cholesterol Message Board


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[QUOTE]I am worried sick because I am afraid he can cause irreparable damage to his body, and frankly I simply don't believe that my husband is high risk for heart attack, given his situation and history.[/QUOTE]

Alas, you SHOULD believe that your husband is in a high risk group for heart disease. In "American numbers" his HDL is 32. THis is quite terrible. I speak from experience becasue an HDL only a few points lower got me heart disease in my early 50's.

As he found out, metabolic syndrome CAN be dealt with by strict diet, excellent weight control and exercise, with perhaps the addition of an agent like niacin or even daily alcohol. BUT this is not a diet that one can go off of...it must be a lifetime committment.

How heavy is your husband today? What is his height? What are his OTHER cholesterol numbers?





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