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... Thanks for your response. My next test is at the end of November. I also have cut out fast food and rich foods. ... (11 replies)
... menopause, but my mother had high cholesterol. I also have a very stressful life due to job issues. ... (9 replies)
... I feel your concern completely. My LDL used to be almost as high around 140. After dropping fast food and rich foods for almost three years now I managed to get my LDL down to 75. ... (11 replies)

... fat, low chol. diet, and the total dropped 35 pts. The trouble was, my HDL dropped 15 and LDL only went down 20 pts. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks Tess and 40YoFemale ... I have an appointment with the doctor in 10 days, and I am going to ask him to postpone the Statin and tell him about my diet. Hopefully he will go along with that. :) (3 replies)
... Your doc is only looking at one number. When your ratios are figured, which is more relevant, I see no reason for you to use a Statin. Your HDL, LDL and Trigs are all under the values that are considered risky. If it was a choice between reducing carbs and taking a statin I would opt for carb reduction. ... (3 replies)
Extremely High LDL
Jul 25, 2007
... Eggs are all too often mistakenly blamed for causing choelesterol to increase because people change more than one thing at the same time. ... (13 replies)
... I am not sure what LPA is but the reason I am replying to your post is that I believe you must increase the niacin for it to be effective. I take the regular non prescription niacin and once you get accustomed to it .. no problem. ... (2 replies)
... in that Fifth week, and tell your doctor precisely why. If you want Lipitor or Zocor, ask for it and make sure he gives you a good reason for taking out the big gun like Crestor. Your lipid numbers aren't bad enough to need the heavy cannons. ANything more than 10 mg. ... (22 replies)
... For the average person there is probably little danger in a low carb diet in the short term. Nobody knows what a very high fat diet low carb diet will do in the long run, although all responsible medical authority predicts it to be unhealthy. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for all your advice/input this week. You seem to be very knowledgeable about cholesterol, testing, results, etc. (9 replies)
... You sound like me when I was first diagnosed with high cholesterol. ... (35 replies)
... should be closer to 70. My take is that we might want to take a HARD LOOK at what our LDL was "meant to be" ....not what we would "like it to be". ... (54 replies)
... Hi Lisa, Just my observations and some might not agree with me but here goes. The low fat low cholesterol diet does not make cholesterol go down. In fact just the opposite can be true. Above you mention that you cut out IC (high in saturated fat) and started to eat more chocolate (there are so many different types not sure how this fits into the picture) and added... (9 replies)
... Found this on LDL..another reason for me to shoot for 70: Optimal low-density lipoprotein is 50 to 70 mg/dl: lower is better and physiologically normal. O'Keefe JH Jr, Cordain L, Harris WH, Moe RM, Vogel R. Mid America Heart Institute, Cardiovascular Consultants, Kansas City, Missouri 64111, The normal low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol range is 50 to 70... (33 replies)
... My doctor didn't prescribe any medicine and blood pressure being normal may be the reason why. If you blood pressure is normal, you can continue what you are doing. Don't let those numbers scare you.. ... (4 replies)
... I resisted statins too and think I may be able to go off since my numbers are so great with other things I am doing: :angel:Enduracin 1000 mg (2x 500mg) at night before bed along with 2 baby aspirin-- the aspirin I take because I had 2 heart attacks--from stress (grief, both after deaths of close ones--yes it does happen), my cholesterol was never really high, but now I must... (12 replies)
... Basic day is oatmeal with soy milk strawberries, beans with tomatos avocado for lunch and dinner varies salad, tofu with zuchini. ... (16 replies)
... Frankie...I think she meant her diabetes can up the Trigs.???? Finally got hubby taking it, and also he found a nice apple/cinnamon oatmeal he likes, so we are making progress with him. I'm really hoping his Trigs. next test come down, as U know, he is always in the 400's. Oh well, at least he is giving it the old college try... :) Have a good one, and TTYL.... :wave: (41 replies)
... Sugar is the number one reason for high trigs. The next is simple carbs. ... (41 replies)

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