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Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 26, 2005
... high cholesterol and low testosterone. ... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 10, 2005
... Well, it's a good thing you're finding this out now...at age 50. Although your HDL is pretty good, the LDL has to come down. I'm an advocate of LDL 100 or less. That means you would need a total of around 180, given your TRIGS and HDL. If you can accomplish that with diet..GREAT. If not....well...statins are the way to go. I was at LDL 160 a year ago and couldn't do a thing... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 10, 2005
... The only thing my doctor seems concerned about is the LDL level of 182. He wants me to bring it down. His nurse has suggested that I go on a low cholesterol diet for six weeks, and then they will test me again. I am about twelve days into that diet now. ... (22 replies)

Lab Numbers
Dec 5, 2002
... An overall cholesterol level of 182 isn't necessarily cause for alarm, but your overall-to-HDL ratio is 6, which is high. (Average is 4.5, and, as Dr. Dean Ornish points out, the average American develops coronary heart disease, so you want it to be even lower than that.) Dr. Rebekah Wang-Cheng says that people who have heart attacks usually have overal/HDL ratios above 8 or 9... (11 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 27, 2005
... I'm sorry Steve, I can't in good concience off any advice for cholesterol lowering meds. I feel that adverse side effects far outweigh any benefit. ... (22 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this forum too, and would appreciate comments and advice on my alarmingly ramping cholesterol profile. ... (6 replies)
... examining if my cholesterol can be controled only by diet and exercise. ... (3 replies)
... I'm new here, but have been a lurker for quite some time. I'm 23 yrs. old and had my cholesterol tested for the first time less than three months ago. All I know from that test is that my total cholesterol was 266. ... (3 replies)
... from 149 to 78. My totol cholesterol actually when up. Kind of disappointed with the LDL going up! Also my total Bilirubin when from 1.5 to 1.8. ... (6 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 30, 2005
... I'm going to have to make this quick, as I am leaving for work. My doctor is running a hypercholesterolemia test - plus the homocysteine and hr-CRP tests. The Lp(a), they are not set up to run yet. He didn't consider the testosterone test even worth worrying about. His opinion is that my elevated cholesterol level is probably genetic-based. He said that if the tests come back... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 14, 2005
... Hi again Steve, Has your doctor checked your homocysteine, Lp(a) and hs-CRP? All of these are inflammatory markers. It's not just elevated LDL that causes coronary artery disease, it's oxidized LDL. Good medical article about Oxidized LDL and coronary artery disease. http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/AcuteCoronarySyndrome/tb/1318 Frankie (22 replies)
... on feb 26 my cholesterol was tc=171 hdl=26 trgs=182 ldl=109 non-hdl=145 tc/hdl=6.7 and glucose=80 but and ac1 test = 5.4 this was only a 6 hour fast not a 12to 14 like i usually do . so doc took me of 500mg niaspan and put me on lovaza and vytorin 10/40 !! does anyone know if these drugs interact with each other ? i wanna know about the side effects together. i was on... (4 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 26, 2005
... I am going to schedule my cholesterol test for a few weeks in the future. Six weeks or more since my previous test. ... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 13, 2005
... I have to admit that I was not watching my diet too closely. I was basically eating whatever I felt like eating, not realising I had a problem. Buffet meals, McDonalds burgers and fries, ice cream and Hot Pockets - all of which are pretty high in fat. Now I am on chicken and subs, vegetables and fruit...and, as I stated earlier, I do feel better. I do feel that the numbers... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 13, 2005
... find hydrogenated oils in most commercial crackers, snacks, and packaged foods, as well as most margarines. These oils can have just as negative effect on serum cholesterol as the saturated fats. ... (22 replies)
... im 24 having the same problem here are my numbers chol 291 trig 63 hdl direct 96 vldl 13 chol/hdl ratio 3.03 calculated ldl 182 non hdl 195.0 can anyone help me understand? (4 replies)
... original numbers - total- 257, ldl 182, hdl 50, trig 124. after 45 days of 10mg zocor - total 189, ldl 113, hdl 47, trig 145. just wondering why hdl went down and trigs went up ??? larry (1 replies)
... Lenin, here are my results. I tested at 254 2 weeks prior to my work-related screening. I started on 10mg Lipitor immediately... Total Cholesterol: 182 HDL: 60 Total/HDL Ratio: 3.03 LDL: 96 Triglycerides: 126 (12 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 27, 2005
... I don't know what it does for your LDLs, but I do know that it is not good for your health. I was losing weight fast, and felt very weak and depressed. My weight dropped from 145lbs to around 139lbs. The object of the exercise was not to lose weight, which was not a problem to begin with. I don't agree with the "zero saturated fat" theory, as I felt the effects of zero fat on... (22 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 26, 2005
... Hi Steve, Sorry, I thought I read earlier in this thread that your doctor checked you homocysteine and CRP. Homocysteine, hs-CRP and Lp(a) are three risk factors that are believed to be the main cause of atherosclerosis. All three indicate inflammation. Homocysteine, when elevated, causes oxidized LDL. It's not elevated LDL, but oxidized LDL that is a risk factor... (22 replies)


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