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... is considered high and at 249 you are in that category. If you have high HDL then that would be positive and the high Total Cholesterol would not be as significant. I would talk to your doctor about your cholesterol and see what he suggests . Hope this is of some help to you. ... (9 replies)
... If I continue eating well and exercising, will the total cholesterol number go down some more? ... (9 replies)
... most people's blood cholesterol levels are not very sensitive to dietary cholesterol, but some people's blood cholesterol levels are. If you are one of those people, you may have to avoid high cholesterol foods like shimp, squid, egg yolks, etc. ... (4 replies)

... I have a friend that I talked to last week, and she had her cholesterol checked and the numbers were...total cholesterol 240, HDL 49, LDL 153, and tri's 188. She said her doctor said they were good, and didn't suggest any med's or diet, or exercise. Kind of confusing. ... (9 replies)
... Are they accurate? They ***** your finger and put it in a machine like a glucose monitor. 249 total 158 LDL 69 - HDL 101 - Tricyclerides Need to get it down. I workout a lot but don't eat right. Would changing my diet and losing weight help this? Are these levels very dangerous? I'm 38. Exercise 30 to 60 minutes 4 to 6 days a week. Trying to loose 40 to 50 lbs.... (2 replies)
... A healthy diet, IMHO, is the answer to many health problems and the solution for better health. It sure knocked the heck out of my Cholesterol WITHOUT MEDICATION! ... (10 replies)
... Last year my total cholesterol was 234. This year my total cholesterol is 249. Last year my LDL cholesterol was 155 this year it went up to 177. I don't really want to take cholesterol medicine. I am only 42. I would rather control it with my diet. Any suggestions? ... (22 replies)
... I had high cholesterol a year ago and was put on statin drugs. They worked miracles...in two weeks my cholesterol was within acceptable ranges...all types! ... (31 replies)
... Hello, Thanks. My cholesterol was 239. ... (3 replies)
... It took me around a year, or so, of dieting to get my Cholesterol and Triglyceride levels to healthy levels, without having to use medication. I also went from 180 pounds to 130 pounds. ... (1 replies)
... Just heard from my doctor after my yearly exam. My cholesterol shot up to 283 with high LDL. Last year it was 229. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for all of the great suggestions. I like the book idea. My mom has high cholesterol also. I am going to tell her about the books. ... (22 replies)
... I wouldn't rely on a cholesterol test done with that small amount of blood from your finger. Did you fast for at least 12 hours before the test? ... (2 replies)
... s Program for Reversing Heart Disease' to fully appreciate his understanding of inflammation reduction that leads to reduced cholesterol levels. ... (32 replies)
... Good day. I have been having some discomforting pain in my chest area recently. The pain appears to be near my heart, and between my heart and shoulder. I occasionally feel it 'travel' to my bicep area. Because of of this, I went to my doctor and had him perform some tests. One of those tests was a blood test, of course. Most everything came out normal, except these... (5 replies)
... I'd even say a regular cholesterol test is quite often useless. ... (9 replies)
... Now, these changes came about without any medications. So you see, it can be done. I think your doctor is making a mistake by starting you on cholesterol lowering drugs at your age. Doctors can be such pessimists. Quite often their attitude is negative. ... (26 replies)
... Even though it was just a regular cholesterol test, what was the breakdown of the numbers? ... (9 replies)
... Exercise can indeed raise HDL cholesterol, but I'm not so sure it would have much of an impact on total cholesterol. Also keep in mind the fact that cholesterol levels often do fluctuate. I have kept all my lab reports going back 20 years, and I have seen my total cholesterol levels range anywhere from 196 to 249. ... (9 replies)
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Jun 5, 2001
... I am new to the board. Had my cholesterol tested for the first time 9 years ago and TC was around 249. ... (9 replies)




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