... I have had high cholesterol all my life. It was first discovered when I was 27 years old. ... (1 replies)
... Im 22 male.
I have 220 mg/dl Total Cholesterol
44 mg/dl HDL Cholesterol
148 mg/dl LDL Cholesterol
Are the figures too bad???
How can i go about reducing these figures??? (22 replies)
... Just got my blood test results today:
TC = 7.1 mmol/L
HDL = 1.25 (have been stable at this level)
LDL = 4.9 (up from 4.4 6 months ago)
Triglyceride = 2.09 (up from 1.8 6 months ago)
This time I have also ordered full blood test and these are the results:
WBC = 7.5 (0 replies)
... Fasting blood sugar level at 50. ... (4 replies)
I think your doctor is a little irresponsible suggesting statins for you at such a young age, and with such moderate numbers. If I were you , I'd try lifestyle changes for a year and see how your numbers adjust.
There are very real risks with statins, and they are probably the most oversubsribed drug in the world - bar none. Don't let your doctor talk you into a... (26 replies)
... treatment for high cholesterol is advised. ... (7 replies)
... foods stating that they have been proven to lower cholesterol and may lower the risk of heart disease when part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
... First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond.
You are correct, I do eat meat pretty often; it is part of almost every meal of the day. I do not eat red meat every day, so the meat I eat usually consists of chicken (I would say roughly 10lbs. a month), but I do occasionally (maybe once or twice a month) have pork loin boneless (and trimmed) ribs (with a... (5 replies)
... high calories, it would give you the calories to do so but also at a great risk of heart health that I don't think is worth it. You can body build and have low cholesterol at the same time. ... (5 replies)
... Serum cholesterol XE2eD 5. ... (10 replies)
... not the Total Cholesterol figure that you have quoted. So you need to know your mum's LDL cholesterol level. The figures below provide a guide as to the expected LDL reduction that can be expected. ... (7 replies)
... Dr. Caldwel Esselstyn, Dr, Campbell, and Dr. John McDougall recommend a Total Cholesterol below 150. Why? ... (32 replies)
... The figures used for the onset of the prescription of cholesterol reducing drugs now depend on the level of TC divided by the 'good' lipids, HDL. ALSO, the 'bad' lipids, LDL, once again divided by HDL. ... (10 replies)
... the 70s or lower. Once that happens I'll bet he will see a significant improvement in particle size. Have a Vitamin d blood check done if it is not at an optimal level then supplement or get enough sun exposure to achieve optimal levels of Vitamin D3. ... (4 replies)
... I recently had a cholesterol test done as part of other blood tests. I was surprised that my TC was 7.5 with HDL 2.1 and LDL 4.9. ... (0 replies)
... Without affecting your HDL level too much, try the following. ... (11 replies)
... If you are running purely for health then it wouldn't be a bad idea to cut back your runs to 2-3 miles. From what I've read that seems to be the cut off for positive benifits. If you really enjoy running or do it for competition training then you might do a little research and see if some supplements might be helpful since your putting extra stress on your body. I do not... (17 replies)
... i all i just found out my cholestral level is 234 my triglcerides are 315 my dr put me on 145 mg of tricore and 20 mg zocore the zocore for 1 month the tricore i have 3 more refills i also have thyriod disoder my tsh is high its 7. ... (39 replies)
... Thanks Pivly. I am still not sure what I should do. This cholesterol thing is totally new to me!! But I am so glad that I found this board and so many people gave me valuable advices. Thank you. ... (18 replies)
... Welcom M.S and congrats. on doing it all natural..FANTASTIC.... :bouncing:
Like U, after finding this board several years ago, I learned alot, and am still learning. Wish some of these drs. would find this board and teach their patients that YES, in many cases meds. are not a must!!
Keep up the great work, and thanx for sharing...... :wave: (6 replies)