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... a new doctor as I have moved and she freaked about these results wanting to put me on meds. I flat out refuse. After doing my own research I believe having high cholesterol but good ratios is not a dangerous thing. ... (2 replies)
... however, my cholesterol numbers cause doctors coast to coast to question how I am alive. ... (11 replies)
... I have been on Zocor for 6 weeks and had my follow up blood work today. I do not want to be on statin drugs however I took the Zocor with the intent of getting my numbers down and then weaning off of it and controlling it with diet and exercise. ... (7 replies)

... I eat less cheese, drink tons of water, take flax seed oil, Just started taking omega 9,EPA,DHA,Linoleic acid,alpha linolenic acid, GLA, policosanol. ... (8 replies)
... Oh, but of course I've eaten lutefisk! That was traditional Christmas eve dinner every year while I was still living at home. ... (9 replies)
... st said last week "sure, go ahead and take it!" when I suggested it as an alternative to Lipitor. In a previous post I mentioned my total chol. is at the moment 247 and LDL is 141, but HDL is 93 and Trigs only 66. ... (9 replies)
... I just got back the results of my blood test. ... (9 replies)
... Apparently the Pravachol only had a temporary effect on my TC..my pharmacist mentioned that he had heard of this with Pravachol. ... (4 replies)
... No the formula is wrong the correct one is Total cholesterol minus HDL minus the (Triglycerides divided by 5) So here is an example Chol.=174 Trig= 296 HDL= 54 LDL=60.8 174 - 54=120 296. divided by 5=59.2 120 -59.2 60.8 (6 replies)
... The figures for my mum doesn't seem to fit in the formula which zip or the web told me (i.e. HDL+LDL+Triy/5): HDL 63 LDL 150 Triy 77 TC 247 There comes my question. Anyway thanks for the feedback. I agree it's no good asking things that are already plenty there on the web. (6 replies)
... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... that muscle damage can begin to occur in patients with normal CK levels. You said that your total cholesterol was 247, but what were your other numbers, such as HDL, LDL, and triglycerides? ... (16 replies)
... I was diagnosed with high cholesterol a little over a month ago. I'm 36 years old 5' 11" 150 lbs.Total was 247,hdl 41,ldl 201, tri 71.I was told that I needed statins.My Dr. ... (15 replies)
... I'm having a blood test in February and hopefully will have improved results. I just discovered the Policosanol Cholesterol Complex and have been taking it for two weeks. Prior, I was taking 10mg of Policosanol. I've been reading countless positive reports on Policosanol. ... (8 replies)
... and I'm at a healthy weight. Cholesterol issues run in my family. I had to start taking testosterone because mine is VERY low leaving me very tired. My cholesterol went from 215 to 247. ... (3 replies)
... Anyway, in Dec. 2010, my cholesterol came back at 247!! My thyroid levels were within normal range, nothing else showed up High or Low. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks so much for getting back to me. I just learned of COQ10, unfortunately. I've been taking it for a few days now. I stopped my statin today. ... (4 replies)
... Okay, on October 12th here were my numbers: Total Cholesterol 247 Triglyceride 157 HDL 46 VLDL-Calc 31 LDL-Calc 170 After 6 weeks on Zocor, as of November 27th, here are the new ones: (4 replies)
... Update: 1. Our triglyceride testing has been yielding wacko numbers, 274, 197, 247, 164, 117 of which the last three scores were done minutes apart, the rest were done weeks past. We suspect bad trig test strips as they expire in 3 months. 2. The manufacturer sent out 6 trig test strips so I can verify, plus they sent me the control test liquid to test the machine. ... (10 replies)




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