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... however, my cholesterol numbers cause doctors coast to coast to question how I am alive. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, my dad has had high cholesterol for some time now. ... (1 replies)
... a new doctor as I have moved and she freaked about these results wanting to put me on meds. I flat out refuse. After doing my own research I believe having high cholesterol but good ratios is not a dangerous thing. ... (2 replies)

... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with high cholesterol a little over a month ago. I'm 36 years old 5' 11" 150 lbs.Total was 247,hdl 41,ldl 201, tri 71.I was told that I needed statins.My Dr. ... (15 replies)
... Virtual drinks are on me in celebration! (Maybe we had better make it V-8 juice with no salt added, however.) I just got back the results of my blood test. Results from this week are in black, those from 9/30/2003 are in blue, and my highest recorded is in red. Total cholesterol 190 (247) (275) LDL 101 (158) (159) HDL 72 (62) (83) Trigs 87 (133) (214) I've been on... (9 replies)
... No the formula is wrong the correct one is Total cholesterol minus HDL minus the (Triglycerides divided by 5) So here is an example Chol.=174 Trig= 296 HDL= 54 LDL=60.8 174 - 54=120 296. divided by 5=59.2 120 -59.2 60.8 (6 replies)
... I'm having a blood test in February and hopefully will have improved results. I just discovered the Policosanol Cholesterol Complex and have been taking it for two weeks. Prior, I was taking 10mg of Policosanol. I've been reading countless positive reports on Policosanol. ... (8 replies)
... Oh, but of course I've eaten lutefisk! That was traditional Christmas eve dinner every year while I was still living at home. (Prepared by my French Canadian mother for my Norwegian father.) Actually, I didn't mind it at all, and I rather miss it the way she prepared it. I tried fixing it once myself, but it was gross! My mother is long gone and so are my Norsk aunts who... (9 replies)
... st said last week "sure, go ahead and take it!" when I suggested it as an alternative to Lipitor. In a previous post I mentioned my total chol. is at the moment 247 and LDL is 141, but HDL is 93 and Trigs only 66. ... (9 replies)
... The figures for my mum doesn't seem to fit in the formula which zip or the web told me (i.e. HDL+LDL+Triy/5): HDL 63 LDL 150 Triy 77 TC 247 There comes my question. Anyway thanks for the feedback. I agree it's no good asking things that are already plenty there on the web. (6 replies)
... the time I didn't think I had other options. Or at least the Dr. didn't think so.Maybe time to start thinking about another Dr. who can see past green.This whole cholesterol issue was totally Greek to me, I didn't understand. ... (8 replies)
... was shown to be very low risk of heart disease and 16 times better at predicting future heart disease than just looking at the total cholesterol level alone. ... (8 replies)
... Anyway, in Dec. 2010, my cholesterol came back at 247!! My thyroid levels were within normal range, nothing else showed up High or Low. ... (4 replies)
... Today's data; One Touch blood sugar: 207 CardioChek blood sugar: 193 CardioChek cholesterol: 198 CardioChek blood HDL: 35 CardioChek triglyceride: 247 The problem is now narrowed down on the consistent whacko triglyceride readings. (10 replies)
... Here's my story -- I'm 55, female, and have a "benign" sinus arrythmia per the cardiologist that makes me feel annoying palpitations, etc., at times. To make me more comfortable, and keep my heart rate a little lower than it used to be (96 for YEARS, now the past three years it's 70-ish or less), I take just 25 mg. Atenolol every morning. I'm told I don't really NEED it, but... (8 replies)
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Jan 7, 2005
... Keep in mind that plant sterols and stanols only block dietary cholesterol, not the cholesterol your body makes out of saturated fats. ... (2 replies)
... Be sure that he has liver enzymes tests at regular intervals, even if it is an OTC niacin he is on. He may be able to keep his cholesterol under control with it if he has no problems with liver enzymes. Niacin has been used for cholesterol control for about 50 years. ... (18 replies)
... if I'd been unable to tolerate statins. You might want to look at some other options. Niacin therapy, of course, is an old standby. It has been used to lower cholesterol for decades. Therapeutic doses usually run about 1000 to 2000 mg. ... (18 replies)

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