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... 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)
... rigs 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. Red Yeast Rice by Nature's Plus is also helpful in reducing LDL. ... (3 replies)
... To further lower your LDL you could try adding Red Yeast Rice 1200mg along with your COQ10. Nature's Plus is free of citrinin. ... (13 replies)

... plaque in arteries, for the past nine months but still had high triglycerides of 682. ... (2 replies)
... They need to test it more state - side. My triglycerides dropped , so I upped the dose and saw my #'s go down even more. They say CoQ10 doesn't work either, yet some cardiologists ''recommend it''. I've told my cardiologist it does work . Now I get a lot of info. from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and other sites, so I hear ''yes and no'' to many things we are trying for heart... (19 replies)
... works primarily on lowering LDL. For Triglycerides you may want to try Neptune Krill oil. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Jenn, Chol. 133 <200- MG/DL Tri. 87 <150- HDL 26 <40- LDL 90 <130- No ''ratio'' as my plan just doesn't provide it. I actually got my LDL's down to 53 at one point....not bad!! Anything else u need? My doc said NO to Niacin, even the non-flushing. He said there are way too many side effects. I've seen this with a family member of mine. Doesn't... (19 replies)
... Hi, Was about to report almost your same post. I have hypothyroidism 10 years. Have always had decent levels lab results on my lipids. All within normal range. Anyway, in Dec. 2010, my cholesterol came back at 247!! My thyroid levels were within normal range, nothing else showed up High or Low. I weighed 155 at that time and my cardiologist said he would put me on a... (4 replies)
... I had my latest blood test and cholestrol was 170 and my triglycerides were at 308. I had a nasty sinus infection and it brought me to my folks house and the foods have not helped much. ... (4 replies)
... The article also emphasized the fact that pravachol and red yeast rice were also the same in regard to side effects. Almost no muscle related side effects in both groups. ... (10 replies)
... Somehow, I doubt that the rural poor in China do the above consciously to improve their blood lipid levels. Though their exercise raises HDL (what people often take niacin for), they like fish (even if they don't get to eat it as much as they like), and they get vitamin D from sunlight while working in the fields. They do eat a lot of staple grain products (wheat in the... (7 replies)
... I think I eat well...try to with mostly meat and veggies...not a huge rice eater, cheese in moderation, a baked potatoe maybe once a month. Don't get me wrong.... ... (30 replies)
... Regarding statins and red yeast rice, red yeast rice naturally contains a compound that is the same as lovastatin. ... (30 replies)
... Dear Namlessone, Thanks for the input...trying to manage my health is more complicated than I thought! My opposition to doctors goes back to childhood (dad was ill since I was very young with polycystic kidney disease), which is alot of my reasoning to not take drugs that may compromise kidneys and liver. Interesting what you suggested with the inositol hexaniacinate... (30 replies)
... I know this will sound radical, but for those of you with very elevated triglycerides and wish to avoid medications, pretend you have celiac disease. ... (30 replies)
... and continuing the low saturated fat diet. Switched out white rice for brown rice whenever possible, etc. Eliminated eating at restaurants almost completely. ... (5 replies)
... No problem. The following has worked for many people I know, and for several members of this board who were serious enough to try an alternative approach to statins. Daily, two to three months. Blood test....Surprise. Qty (1) 600 mg. tab of Nature's Plus Extended Release Red yeast rice with food (evening) Qty (1) 100 mg. softgel of CoQ10 (This will reduce BP, so monitor... (7 replies)
... a lot of times, triglycerides are elevated because of too much insulin being released because of high glycemic carbs. ... (8 replies)
... Triglycerides are generally not very responsive to medication: my cardiologist says he can tell who is eating right and who isn't by their trigylceride numbers. They can be amazingly responsive to "white carbs," i.e. things made with flour, sugar, and in some people white potatoes, white rice, etc. I could not get my triglyceride numbers into the normal range until I... (8 replies)
... My triglycerides have never been too high but I had been put on fish oil pills by my doctor and took them for a year. ... (4 replies)


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