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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)
... 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 know that progesterone can make your cholesterol go up. ... (9 replies)
... The consensus on 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 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)
... My mom has taken me off birth control a month ago because I had very high cholestoral. ... (9 replies)
... cholesterol foods, and told me to check it in a year. ... (10 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)
... one is an endocrinologist and the other is a gynocologist. ... (26 replies)
... I just moved to a new state and started with a new doctor. I had blood work done last week and they said I needed to go on medication to lower my cholesterol. ... (3 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)
... 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'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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Did your physician give you the option of seeing if dietary and lifestyle changes would help before putting you on medication? ... (3 replies)
... I am 23, exercise daily, and eat a vegetarian diet with little fats, lots of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. ... (6 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. ... (9 replies)




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