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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)
... No need to be worried or greatly concerned. It is very common and high cholesterol can affect anyone at any age. There are plenty of people younger than you that have high cholesterol. I have had it since my teenage years all genetic. ... (3 replies)

... Prior to going on birth control pills, my total cholesterol was around 240. After being on the pills for 10 months, my total cholesterol is 269! ... (5 replies)
... Has anyone noticed a link between birth control pills and increased LDL? ... (5 replies)
... I am 50 years old and have had moderately high cholesterol for 22 years and is currently under control using diet and exercise alone. ... (5 replies)
... I have high cholesertol at 23. Why? ... (3 replies)
... they were talking and the gynocologist had an epiphany and was like OH MY GOD! YOU'RE ON BIRTH CONTROL PILLS!!! THAT CAN CAUSE HIGH CHOLESTEROL!!!! ... (26 replies)
... most the sites say depending on risk factors, women on the pill should have their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar regularly monitored. I read thatb birth control pills may raise bad cholesterol LDL and lower good cholesterol HDL. That's from a 2006 article. ... (9 replies)
... I was searching all over the internet to see if anyone was like me and to reassure myself. I got a blood test a few days ago to see if I could go on birth control and when my results were back, my doctor called me and expressed his concern due to the numbers he read. ... (6 replies)
... I am 23, exercise daily, and eat a vegetarian diet with little fats, lots of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Nor do i have a family history of high cholesterol, but recently at a wellness fair I had my cholesterol checked for the first time and it was 197, which I was told was high for someone of my age. ... (6 replies)
... therefore, it is definately genetic. I have been keeping mine under great control through diet and exercise, but it doesn't seem to work for my sister. ... (3 replies)
... My mom has taken me off birth control a month ago because I had very high cholestoral. But my doctor told me I should wait two months to see if the cholestoral will go down if the pill was the thing that caused it. ... (9 replies)
... ous that you thought your symptoms might be thyroid related. You suspected a hormone imbalance. While I guess most people would not connect your symptoms with cholesterol elevation, cholesterol is essential in producing sex hormones. ... (5 replies)
... I just had my annual physical and my results came back with high cholesterol! ... (9 replies)
... c for a long time. I never had it checked before I went on them. But I noticed as one of the many, many side effects is high cholesterol. ... (9 replies)
... I would ask the pharmacist where you had the prescription filled what, if any, interaction there is between the two medications. Did your physician give you the option of seeing if dietary and lifestyle changes would help before putting you on medication? (3 replies)
... Does the doctor who prescribed the statin know you are taking birth control pills? ... (26 replies)
... I was off Yasmin for a very long time. I had a Cholesterol test in June 06. ... (9 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)


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