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High Cholesterol
May 4, 2008
... I think you're doing everything right. Both your diet and exercise plan seem great to me. ... (3 replies)
... i recently went to the doctor and found out my cholesterol was 256 my good cholesterol was 67 and my bad cholesterol was 155, my triglycerides were 202, so my question is how bad are these and can diet and exercise fix this or am i going to need medication? ... (9 replies)
... gatherer type diet that humans were on before the advent of modern agriculture. The thought being that our digestive systems have not had time to evolve and adjust to modern crop foods in a mere 10,000 years... ... (8 replies)

... From what I understand, high Trigs and low HDL seem to go hand in hand, as my husband has the same problem. He is not a drinker, but has type 2 diabetes. Sugar is DEFINITELY a culprit in high Trigs. ... (11 replies)
... Okay, I have recently had some bloodwork done and my Triglycerides were in the high 300's, LDL was normal, Total Choles. was 215, and the HDl was considered to be low. ... (11 replies)
... My advice is to do some independent research on the web about cholesterol and heart disease. There is controversy over whether serum cholesterol is as big a factor in heart disease as the medical profession and pharmaceutical companies make it out to be. ... (3 replies)
... High serum cholesterol can be largely determined by the genes you have inherited. ... (4 replies)
... can also adversely effect cholesterol and triglyceride levels. And the wine? ... (5 replies)
... I think watching carbs and cutting back on fats will have a noticeable impact on your triglycerides. ... (4 replies)
... Hubble, yes I have a strong weight training program and I do cardio as well and I also have tennis elbow so when I had my test results both times my tennis elbow was killing me plus I had worked out the night before. ... (27 replies)
... A glass of red wine a day is supposed to help lower LDL and raise HDL... ... (27 replies)
... fat and the balance in protein and complex carbohydrates. ... (24 replies)
... That total cholesterol of 301 is nothing to diddle with! ... (5 replies)
... no grains and pretty low carbohydrates, with the exception of that wine. ... (5 replies)
... not lower it. If anything, I'd be more inclined to attribute these changes to his diet. A diet which is high in carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates, and foods containing trans fats can elevate triglycerides, and even LDL cholesterol. What is his diet like? ... (5 replies)
... the LDL and triglycerides being really high and the HDL really low. ... (5 replies)
Is it possible ?
Oct 13, 2003
... Arizona73 gave you very good information when you posted your numbers in an earlier post. With an HDL of 80 and trigs 32 the higher total cholesterol is not that concerning. ... (4 replies)
... is too high. Lipitor is relatively powerful and has a good track record of few side effects... That's the one I'd recommend... I'd also recommend diet and lifestyle changes. Cut back on saturated fats, sweets, alchohol, and consume more soluble and insoluble fibre from fruits and veggies and grains... ... (3 replies)
... 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. ... (27 replies)
... Ashleymc, Not fasting 12-14 hours before your blood test definitely affects Triglycerides to the point that the triglyceride count is almost useless. And since your LDL (bad cholesterol) number is usually 'calculated' based on Triglycerides, not fasting will also skew your LDL number lower than it really is. This is not true if your blood test was a "VAP" test, which... (7 replies)

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