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... Best that I can tell pasdetrois, from my own experience with changes in diet and lifestyle: Lowering LDL and total cholesterol, some improvement will be seen within weeks, perhaps days once you start the changes in your diet (particularly reducing all portions, especially fats and carbs). The effect on glucose will be seen within days once you put yourself in a diet that... (15 replies)
... Seems like an extreme diet to me.....I'm pretty sure I could not follow a diet like that long term. That said, I really have no desire to see my cholesterol fall that low. From the books I have read recently, 110 is simply too low. ... (32 replies)
New Numbers
Jul 21, 2007
... e, not a vegetarian. I've been eating low carb for many years, so that means a lot of meat! Don't know if that would square well with your theory about meat and cholesterol numbers. My cholesterol numbers got much better when I started reducing carbs. ... (22 replies)

... thought back then that I was never going to have strength or be free of muscle pain or have any endurance again. Took a long time to start to improve, but I'm getting back to normal now. ... (38 replies)
... thus, there is a lack of knowledge of how low saturated fat intake can be without the risk of potentially deleterious health outcomes. ... (28 replies)
... preciate the AHA article. There was some good information in there. I'm not accepting my own Md's advice and seriously considering looking for another one. My long time Md, who I trusted explicitly, retired and I haven't been able to find another one who practices anywhere near the way he did. ... (76 replies)
Garlic ???
Apr 25, 2002
... Hi, Does anyone here know how long it takes for garlic to help in reducing cholesterol? ... (0 replies)
... nilly just because they have elevated cholesterol levels. And doctors need to do a better job of warning people about and monitoring the side effects if a person does decide to use the drug. ... (11 replies)
... I have never heard of "3" as some magic number (especially since fish oil comes in so many different sized gel caps, with varying amounts of essential omega-3 ingrediants). If you are taking fish oil to reduce high triglycerides, then it seems you should be looking for a daily dose of between 2 to 4 grams of combined EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic... (19 replies)
... For some, their high cholesterol is genetic, and no matter how much they eat or exercise, it remains stubbornly high. My total was always around 240 even in my prime when I was thinner and exercised all the time. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the information on Crestor, Moose48. Like you, I'm amazed at how entranced doctors have become with the statins. ... (11 replies)
... Hmmm, I thought that when folks talked about how much fish oil that they take, they would be only talking about the specific Omega 3's...like I am. ... (23 replies)
... study, a secondary prevention trial, proved the benefit of treating patients with myocardial ischemia and cholesterol levels within normal limits. ... (44 replies)
... of the treatment groups undergoing vigorous cholesterol lowering compared with control groups in several of these studies, including patients with severe coronary artery stenoses. ... (33 replies)
... It's been a long time since I corresponded with you, but I wanted to let you know how I was doing. ... (7 replies)




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