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... Various health conditions can also cause cholesterol to increase. Cholesterol is used to fix things when they are broken, so levels of it increase for various reasons. ... (10 replies)
... population average is about 130. So you are not that far off. Whatever is raising your LDL, it is certainly not the food you are eating. The biggest cause of my cholesterol going up is undoubtedly stress. ... (10 replies)
Frustrated, Angry
Nov 17, 2006
... LDL of 220 is getting up there. But simply limiting the production of cholesterol doesn't solve any problems. Your body requires cholesterol for a number of valid reasons. The most useful thing to do would be to try and figure out what is causing your cholesterol to go up. ... (6 replies)

... Believe me, my entire, I've had cholesterol levels over 300, when I was discovered to have it after my fathers death of a heart attack, I was 10 years old and it was in the 350 range. When I was pregnant, my cholesterol zoomed up to 550. ... (10 replies)
... This all is really helpful to me. ... (30 replies)
... fats are curtailed, though the liver will make what it needs you will almost NEVER have a cholesterol level that es anywhere NEAR what the average person walks around with. ... (37 replies)
... Net was they put a few people on a heart healthy diet for 6 weeks and then added orange juice. ... (28 replies)
... Great advice. I'll check out the "For the ladies" thread.... thank you for the pointer. ... (22 replies)
... Fish oil has been shown to have many potential health benefits. Lowering total cholesterol is not one of them. If that is a primary objective, there is no sense in waiting six months to see if it helped you meet your objective. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the information and everyone I have talked to since that remark was made to me agrees that I need a different doctor especially after the experiment I did on my own concerning my BP. ... (14 replies)
... Too much cholesterol is not good, but too little may not be good either. ... (2 replies)
... you hit on an interesting point. You mentioned that people had low cholesterol from cancer or organ breakdown as it starves the body. ... (40 replies)
... A good way of increasing HDL's is to increase your fish intake. Try eating oily fish two times a week. Salmon and tuna are especially good. ... (13 replies)
... I did a search for a couple of these things first and found little on them on this site. ... (13 replies)
... oil. Supplements are a 'buyers beware' business. You're also probably right that some people blame statins for health problems that were not really caused by them. ... (45 replies)
... cholesterol drug that reduces absorbtion of cholesterol in your digestive system. ... (35 replies)
... Here are some pints to consider. ... (13 replies)
... By now you head is probably spinning. If it is overwhelming to you, don't give up. ... (22 replies)
... though with less of a track record than Lipitor. But he also says that contrary to the studies, he has seen other patients' HDL's go down on it, too. ... (12 replies)
Oct 25, 2002
... Thanks Magpie,for the info about exercise,will try to get the exercise time up to 30 mins.I didnt know that exercise could make that much of a difference.I guess one of the reasons i started at 20 mins is cause i didnt want to overdo it. ... (7 replies)

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