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... Overall CHOL HDL risk ratio.. 3. ... (1 replies)
... Hey Guys I recently had a blood test and the results are: Total Chol: 6.6 Triglycerides: 0.7 HDL-C 2.1 LDL-C 4.2 NON HDL-C 4.5 Chol/HDL 3.1 (4 replies)
... reviewed the 2002 test results and although said particular areas were not perfect, was pleased with the overall including ratio and recommended I change nothing. Strange? ... (1 replies)

... Chol Ratio 20. ... (13 replies)
... Component Results Component Standard Range Your Value Cholesterol 120-199 mg/dL 147 The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) has set the following guidelines (reference ranges) for Cholesterol: Optimal.....................<200 mg/dL Borderline High.............200-239 mg/dL High........................> or = 240 mg/dL Triglycerides 30-150 mg/dL 222 The... (13 replies)
... Thank you! Agree that I've a 'modest' need for statins now but if I lose some weight I'm sure I won't and sugar number will go down. Just need to get really motivated --- For now I'll take the very low dose statin and re-test in a couple of months to see if that's helping -- doc called in a script for the Zocor generic today after I phoned his office so he's on-board... (12 replies)
... You need to look at the ratio, not the total number. You are actually in the low risk category with a ratio of 2. ... (2 replies)
... I am wondering if even this low dosage would affect my back muscles in this way. I don't see my doctor until August, and meanwhile I will be having another blood test before seeing him. ... (2 replies)
... HDL Ratio 6. ... (32 replies)
... For a long while I thought low HDL was good. I guess not. ... (1 replies)
... It appears that my TC is within an acceptable range, but I realize that my HDL is on the low end while my LDL is higher, and my triglycerides are higher, too. What do you think? ... (3 replies)
... HDL Ratio 3. ... (3 replies)
... more time before starting a lifetime of taking drugs. He did not seem receptive at all to lifestyle changes, just kept talking about metabolic syndrome since my HDL was low and trigs were high. I told him I was going to seek a 2nd opinion because I did not feel comfortable yet with going on drugs. ... (1 replies)
... CRP-hs is like a normal CRP test however is it designed to detect inflammation below the levels normally found in a conventional CRP test. Estrogen replacement thearpy can cause it to be elevated. Birth control pills can also cause a false-positive. CRP does not reflect where the inflammation is. It could be in the artery walls, or it could come from other tissues. It you... (1 replies)
Statins at 31?
Mar 30, 2007
... HDL ratio 2. ... (4 replies)
... Amazingly, I set a new personal record with that 120 HDL reading, surpassing a previous HDL reading of 113. Unfortunately, the news wasn't all good. This doctor also measured my Vitamin D blood level, and the reading came back low, VERY LOW. ... (18 replies)
May 31, 2006
... Hopefully U are following a good diet and getting some exercise. Trigs usually can be lowered with a nice low carb diet. Read some of the posts here, as alot of folks have gotten their Trigs. down naturally. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I am a 30 year old female, I eat a very low fat diet and exercise regularly. To give my stats, I am 5'2 and about 110 lbs. I have good blood pressure and healthy. ... (12 replies)
... Jane, Your problem appears to be the high triglycerides, and statins are not good at lowering them - they work on LDL. Your HDL is very good, as is your LDL/HDL ratio. Your LDL level was probably 'calculated', not directly measured, and part of the calculation is based on the triglycerides. So if you lower the trigs, your LDL will go down also. The chances of liver... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... Hi BarbJ, My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". Things like ice cream, cakes, bread and even alcohol (wine, beer etc..) will raise triglyceride levels. Even though I take 3,000 mg of prescription niacin, 10 mg of pravachol, fish oil capsules, garlic, antioxidants (C, E selenium) My triglycerides were 261.... (27 replies)

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