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... In regard to the HDL level of 43. The rule for HDL is the higher the better. The HDL is the good cholesterol. I think for men an HDL level in the higher 40's is considered a healthier level. Women should be in the high 40's to lower 50's for a healthy HDL level. Of course, lowering the LDL and Total also makes a big difference. (6 replies)
... Your numbers are not too bad to cause libido problems. In the past, most of the population with high cholesterol and higher blood pressure barely had any problems with libido and sexual function. ... (6 replies)
... Cholesterol is resposible for producing sex hormones. Many people suffer from sexual problems when their cholesterol is too low. Many researchers contend that higher HDL levels contribute to better sexual function. ... (6 replies)

... Hi, this is my first post on this board. My recent blood work shows that my total cholesterol is 268. My LDL is 204 and should be less than 100. I can't remember what my HDL is but it was normal and wasn't low. ... (6 replies)
... Any medication which lowers cholesterol too much can cause ED. We need cholesterol to produce sex hormones and testosterone. If we are depleted enough, the "limp noodle" syndrome can occurr. ... (6 replies)
... I have also suffered ED for about 5 years and was prescribed Viagra and Cialis but my libido was not too bad until a few months ago, since when it has crashed to virtual zero. ... (6 replies)
... No, I think the opposite is probably true for most people...HIGH cholesterol is bad one's sex life. ... (4 replies)
... Hello all. I am new to the boards. I have a question about my Cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
Statins
May 28, 2010
... fore angioplasti and stent stuff done a couple years ago, libido was truely higher than a 20 year old's, but after the heart work, adding plavix to the meds, the libido became, sorry for the play on words, but an "up and down" thing. As time goes by, more of the down part. ... (1 replies)
... and if liver function is effected, even slightly. A drop in libido is possible with almost every long term maintenance medication. ... (27 replies)
... wn of muscles. Remember BAYCHOL was removed by the FDA for this reason. The other statins are only slightly better. Healthy muscles, good liver function and even Cholesterol are also necessary for good sexual function. Cholesterol is necessary for healthy hormone levels. ... (27 replies)
... Lescol being the best as I mentioned in the link regarding "Simvastatin and Impotence". The problem with Lescol is, it's not as effective in lowering cholesterol and is the weakest statin of them all. Doctors do not prescribe this statin very often. It is also more expensive because it is not generic. ... (27 replies)
... Ah, so maybe the low HDL is my problem? I'll work on lowering the other two. Thanks so much for your help. And, thank God for these boards. Trying to get a straight answer out of these doctors is like pulling teeth. (6 replies)
... Hey, thanks for the reply. I really appreciate it. :) I was beginning to wonder if anyone would respond. I just looked at my blood work results again, and I noticed that my HDL is 43 and the range is 40-59. Is that considered low even though it's in range? The endocrinologist said it was okay. However, I don't know if I should put much stock into what he says since he... (6 replies)
... Nobody???? (6 replies)
... if this is a cholesterol question and you are asking how to lower triglycerides, you should post on the cholesterol board. ... (1 replies)
True? False?
Feb 24, 2006
... Zocor seems to be the most mildest of cholesterol meds, its been around awhile so it s a sure shot. But thats not to say that the others do not work well. ... (12 replies)
Statin Studies
Aug 22, 2005
... Why are we still trying to lower cholesterol when the real culprit is elevated homocysteine? ... (31 replies)
Ed With Zocor
Nov 15, 2004
... STUDY: E Bruckert et al. Men treated with hyoplipidaemic drugs complain more frequently of erectile dysfunction. J Clin Pharm Ther 1996 21: 89-94. RESULTS: * Case reports linked both fibrates and statins with erectile dysfunction in a small number of men. * Data from randomised clinical trials showed no difference between simvastatin and placebo in the 4S study... (21 replies)
Ed With Zocor
Nov 15, 2004
... ce cholesterol, which is required for the manufacture of sex hormones, then it stands to reason that the level of these hormones may also be impacted. As for low libido and ED? ... (21 replies)


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