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... I have worked in cardiology for the past 6 years and did not know that birth control could cause an increase in cholesterol! I just found this out today when I talked to one of our nurse practitioners who told me about it. ... (5 replies)
... I know that progesterone can make your cholesterol go up. ... (9 replies)
... Has anyone noticed a link between birth control pills and increased LDL? ... (5 replies)

... Wow, thanks for that info. Very interesting. I would be curious to see what my numbers are when not on B/C. I will be on them till I no longer need them. Maybe another 10 years or so. (9 replies)
... c for 7 years, and my cholesterol was always around 240. After going off to have my kids, my overall levels went down to 180. I have been back on the pill for 6 months. I had fasting levels taken last week. ... (9 replies)
... If you're not sure how much time elapsed between your last meal and time of test, I highly recommend taking another test. ... (1 replies)
... cholesterol foods, and told me to check it in a year. ... (10 replies)
... one is an endocrinologist and the other is a gynocologist. ... (26 replies)
... When I had my first cholesterol screening test in the very early 70's as I recall when even HDL and LDL or triglycerides weren't really made anything of, I was in the upper 230's and I believe I was told that was a bit high, 200 is healthier. ... (14 replies)
... I am 23, exercise daily, and eat a vegetarian diet with little fats, lots of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. ... (6 replies)
... For some, their high cholesterol is genetic, and no matter how much they eat or exercise, it remains stubbornly high. ... (5 replies)
... My doctor has suggested that I take Lipitor due to high cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
... Since you said that you are already taking a number of different medications, I can understand why you are hesitant to throw Zetia and Tricor into the mix. ... (8 replies)
... year olds in Pennsylvania to see if the birth control pill causes weight gain. The results wound up being no for weight gain, but it did raise cholesterol levels. I guess that explains the warning on the label about not combining smoking and the birth control pill, because it can put you at higher risk for strokes. ... (5 replies)
... She mentioned me giving it a shot going off the pill. It's worth a shot. I'm hoping to get pregnant this summer, so it's not that big a deal, but I need my levels to improve before considering carrying a baby. ... (10 replies)




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