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... Though not great, those numbers aren't that bad unless you've already had a heart attack, are diabetic or are otherwise at high risk. ... (6 replies)
... Shopgirl, your numbers aren't way off the chart. Some changes in diet and exercise might put them back in line. To me, I would much rather do it naturally than by drugs. ... (6 replies)
... Here are my cholesterol Numbers total cholesterol 217 triglycerides 166 hdl cholesterol 39 ldl 145 ratio of 3.71. My doctor want me to take liptor 20mg. I am little scare I hear all these side effect that these drugs cause. Should I try diet first. Any advice would be helpful. Thanks:wave: (6 replies)

... which drr wants to put me on toprol xl 25mg, my cholestrol is 201, hdl 46, ldl 139, tri's are 81. can those numbers mean i have heart disease, dr sd no, echo and ekg arenormal except i have mvp. but stil lgetting arm and chest pain, what do i do next? ... (7 replies)
... I would also appreciate your comments on the numbers and ratios. Our doctor has requested to see us. I know that our LDL is high, but our ratios are good. I wonder what our doctors comments will be. ... (4 replies)
... I had my cholestrol measured on a portable machine and the pharmacist said it was so low, that it did not register on the machine. ... (1 replies)
... recently told me to try "Benefiber" which is not psyllium but made from wheat dextrin. I thought I had read that the only real type of fiber that binds the bad cholestrol in your gut is psyllium. ... (9 replies)
High cholestrol
Aug 26, 2015
... or meds and co enzyme q10. I have been dieting and walking and somehow my ldl went up a bit nut all other numbers were good. I just bought suppliments and going to take them to lower the ldl.its all very stressful to me. ... (7 replies)
... So I think it may be normal for my numbers to be where they are. Thanks for the reply's I haven't been on. Job Searching ATM. ... (16 replies)
... Oh I thought the numbers weren't that high. On the scale I saw it said that bad cholesterol is 220 or something for it to be really bad. And my low numbers for my good were only 3 below 40 so I figured 3 numbers wasn't a problem is it really worse then I thought? ... (16 replies)
... The lab numbers for Bad cholesterol were 140 and she said I need it at 100 or lower then My good cholesterol was 37 she said they want 40 for that. ... (16 replies)
... Also, you could post your actually lab numbers here. Oftentimes, we see numbers that are not actually "bad" when the ratio is figured. Cardiologists, tend to be very conservative. ... (16 replies)
... I would try exercise and your diet first before taking medicine. I agree it could take 6 months, it did for me. Got all my numbers down to normal, it is different for everyone and may not work for all, but worth a try. I walk everyday and take fish oil twice a day as well. ... (5 replies)
... I would definately give it a good 6 months. Your numbers are not all that bad so I think it can be done. jenj gave you some good ideas as well. ... (5 replies)
... it was an encouraging reply mam...... i am really hoping for changing my life style.... and approximately how many months will be required for me to reach the cholesterol levels in to normal....? (5 replies)
... Your numbers are a bit high but at your age I would definately try to change your diet and get in some exercise. I doubt you wish to be on meds. for the rest of your life. ... (5 replies)
... My doctor put me on 10 mg of Zetia and 10mg of Lipitor. My bad cholestrol previously had been 134. Now my readings ldl 57 hdl 80 don't know what trycl. were total cholestrol 157. ... (9 replies)
... My total cholesterol was 252. My doctor said that was okay because I had so much good chol HDL 109 and so little bad chol LDL 116. But isnt the total cholestrol supposed to be under 200. I am very confused on how they get the total and if in fact the doc is correct in saying this is okay. ... (0 replies)
Chols numbers
Jan 19, 2010
... had bloodwork done and my cardiologist sd my c-reactive protein test was borderline high and these are my chols numbers: he wants me to go on a statin since my ldl has been high for 5 yrs now total cholestrol 192 triglycerides 96 hdl 41 ldl 132 any opinions??? (7 replies)
... Your numbers are borderline in my opinion. I would try to get the ratio of TG to HDL to 2 to 1 or less. ... (3 replies)




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