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... r the tests at Spectracell, but if you will call them they will give you the billing code, and you caqn check it on your system. You need to check on the amount of ELEMENTAL magnesium in you supplement. It is not the same as the mgs. listed. THe one we have found with the most elemental magnesium is MagOx. ... (15 replies)
... that people taking clacium channel blockers should not be taking calcium supplements. They kind of contradict each other. ... (37 replies)
... You are absolutely right. I pay for these tests and I should have copies of my medical records and tests. I have a right to them AND if I change doctors I have these to give to him. Thanks for this advice. ... (30 replies)

... that diet, nutritional supplements and exercise, in conjunction with medical therapy and enhanced external counterpulsation is a good plan. The common precursor of heart disease is atherosclerosis. The inner arterial walls harden and thicken due to deposits of fatty substances. ... (29 replies)
... ave esophageal spasm and have had for the last two years. I had to change my diet completely and within those two years I lost nearly 50 lbs. I can't eat a lot of things and I have to eat very small meals when it includes meat. Surprisingly ice cream is not a trigger and I got into the habit of eating it every night. ... (11 replies)
... Our credentials are probably the best of all. Personal experience and many years of research into a particular ailment. Having identified the 'real' root causes of our ailment allows us to adopt a life style to counteract these causes. Armed with this information we can, are and have reversed the root causes. ... (11 replies)
... w. But is the crestor neccessary seems to making me feel worse than i did b4 i got the blood tests. i been on it 2 weeks. about a week ago my hip started to hurt real bad, couldn't even bend over. now is my whole lower back hurst so bad can't even stand straight up. ... (4 replies)
No real change
Nov 30, 2005
... cerned due to family history, but your ratio is very good, wish mine was as good, and sure wish I had that HDL. 3 years ago they had me take the fish oil, and my LDL went way up, so they took me off of it. Trust me, if anyone can have an adverse affect to things it is me. ... (8 replies)
... To make a long story short. I'm 26. I had Graves Disease. Treated with radioactive iodine to ablate the thyroid. Treatment worked real well. I'm now Hypothyroid with a TSH of 53. ... (1 replies)
... Statins do not raise HDL, and if so very little. The benefit of statins is to lower Total and LDL cholesterol. ... (12 replies)
... e to be a lifelong strategy for many due to genetic predispositions and so forth. For instance, the doc tells me that I have a defective gene when it comes to my high LDL numbers. I could help it some, yes, through diet, but when diet and excersize was not the commercial says..there's Vytorin ! ... (19 replies)
... Many here put down low carbohydrate diets, but my experience and many other's experiences have shown that this type of diet has a dramatic effect on triglyceride levels. ... (38 replies)
... THAT would be REAL medicine, as Johns Hopkins is the name in medical research. ... (95 replies)
Statin Studies
Aug 23, 2005
... Obesity is a product of the famous low fat low cholesterol diet they've been shoving down our throats for about as long as pushing statins on all of us. Go into a room full of people over 50 and guaranteed most are taking a statin drug....... or when they complained of side effects, are put on Zetia, etc. ... (31 replies)
... level like yours is cause for concern. It helps recycle LDL back to the liver. I'm not sure why your doctor wants to lower it. ... (25 replies)
... Melody, your concern is reasonable. All health matters should be approached with a touch of concern and an obligation to research your options in order to become well informed. That is, in part, what you are doing here. ... (4 replies)
... Let's conclude by saying Plant Sterols can't hurt. They've been very helpful for men with Prostrate problems. Whether the lowering of cholesterol equates to a benefit still needs to be seen. ... (14 replies)
... ised a red flag. With the hyperlipidemia she was sure it was Metabolic Syndrome X. I totally disagree because I am 5'4" and 135 pounds. I do not have the rest of the symptoms to "make" the diagnosis. She doesn't work for us anymore. ... (15 replies)
I am amazed now!
May 28, 2009
... In 2000 a former Dr. put me on statins, and in only 2 months I felt like I got hit by a train. My hubby had taken them for a few years and had all sorts of pains and aches, but we never even considered it was the meds. After I finally got on them and got sick I started researching, boy did I wake up in a hurry. ... (5 replies)
... flammation Now and Natural Cures they don't want you to know about. Both really great books with great insight as to why we are sick in America. I changed my way of eating and upped my excercise and I feel tremendous. The book speaks about the real deal about cholesterol. ... (5 replies)

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