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... I just received results today that my cholesterol is also high. Mine is 285 and I'm only 32 years old. My doctor said to go on a low fat diet and exercise. I have three months to get it down before I am to see her again. ... (15 replies)
... my boyfriend is a 37 year old guy. he just found out the his cholestrol is very high, it is 285. the dr said he also has high blood pressure and his blood sugar is high. he told him he is at risk for heart disease and diabetes. ... (13 replies)
... bullet for your cholesterol results, or something to ease your mind... ... (20 replies)

High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... Hi BarbJ, My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". Things like ice cream, cakes, bread and even alcohol (wine, beer etc..) will raise triglyceride levels. Even though I take 3,000 mg of prescription niacin, 10 mg of pravachol, fish oil capsules, garlic, antioxidants (C, E selenium) My triglycerides were 261.... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... t whole wheat, I know he sneaks in some Italian bread when I ain't around. Also watch your fruits and veggies, as although they are good for you, some, like corn is VERY high in sugar. ... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... in November when I was in the hospital for chest pains....Doctor didnt find any thing wrong with my heart or arteries,they suspect a pulled muscle, I don't have high blood pressure, most of my life I've had low blood pressure, I'm 4'9 and weigh around 120, my bmi is about 23 , which I know I should loose around 20 lbs.. ... (27 replies)
... and LDL cholesterol have been reported to have synergy in elevating risk in both men and women with hypercholesterolemia. ... (23 replies)
... Although not everyone can run, burning between 1,200 and 1,500 calories each week doing aerobic exercise can have dramatic results. Not only is exercising a wonderful way to keep your heart healthy, it also helps lose weight, which is an additional benefit. ... (34 replies)
... Because the history of high cholesterol in our family is so prominent, and because I generally don't eat much, I've been trying to eat more "good cholesterol" foods like oatmeal, cinnamon, and almonds. ... (8 replies)
... I have just been informed that because my Cholesterol is 285, I need to go on Lipitor. ... (2 replies)
... About a month ago, I went to the doctor to talk about my anxiety and high blood pressure which seemed to be related to high stress levels. ... (20 replies)
... Pisces's single figure reading of 63 for HDL is meaningless when you take into account his Total Cholesterol of 236 and his Triglycerides reading of 285, AND that his mother was just diagnosed as diabetic. ... (10 replies)
... ed as 'target' figures, not healthy figures, but only by the 'old' brigade of doctor's. The 'trig's' target figures are not referred too unless the patient has a high CVD risk or is obviously obese. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for pointing out my mistake! I stand corrected about saying "In most cases, the higher the total cholesterol, the higher the HDL. High levels of HDL do not compensate for unhealthy levels of LDL and Total Cholesterol and high Triglycerides.. ... (10 replies)
... Your HDL is not excellent. In most cases, the higher the total cholesterol, the higher the HDL. High levels of HDL do not compensate for unhealthy levels of LDL and Total Cholesterol and high Triglycerides. ... (10 replies)
... and you have no other CVD risks. If this is the case, for a man of your age and physical condition, you should not have been prescribed Tricor. ... (10 replies)
... weeks ago I developed pain and stiffness in my left hip and thigh. So much so that I am limping. I have stopped the Crestor for now until I can sort this out. Is this problem from the Crestor? ... (13 replies)
... Why does your dr. want your TC below what it is already? ... (25 replies)
... Source: Duke University Medical Center 2004-10-07 Lipids Vary By Race, Gender DURHAM, N.C. When it comes to lipid profiles -- a key measure of heart disease risk -- it appears that African-Americans and women have it better than whites and men, according to a new study by Duke University (1 replies)
... Statins usually work quite fast. Noticeable differences are seen in weeks not months. If it took a long time for your husband to see results, he would be the exception and not the rule. You said your doctor told you you had a heart attack. Have you undergone a PET scan, thalium stress test, or coronary angiogrophy to determine the extent of stenosis you might have? (8 replies)

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