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Nov 3, 2006
... I got my cholesterol results today total number is 266 . In the past it has always been about 230...Anyway, my HDL is 85 and my LDL is 171...The dr. said my triglycerides are normal. ... (4 replies)
... HDL cholesterol 45. ... (0 replies)
... I'm new here, but have been a lurker for quite some time. I'm 23 yrs. old and had my cholesterol tested for the first time less than three months ago. All I know from that test is that my total cholesterol was 266. ... (3 replies)

... Saw my doc today. He says that he thinks my high cholesterol is heriditery, as both my parents also have high cholesterol. I have changed my diet dramatically, and also exercising daily. ... (6 replies)
Nov 5, 2006
... Ratio is TOTAL CHOLESTEROL / HDL or 266/85 or 3.2 which is excellent. HOWEVER, an LDL of 171 is an independent risk factor all on its own. (4 replies)
... I'm also trying to figure out why I have such high cholesterol . I'm 26, get plenty of exercise and try to eat healthy. ... (6 replies)
... Very impressive!!! Can U share exactly what U did and things U took to get such good numbers? Give yourself a pat on the back for doing such a good job. Bet the dr. was impressed too. Keep up the good work, and congrats...... :wave: (2 replies)
... but a year ago in January I found out I had high cholesterol of 266. My LDL was high, HDL was too low and trigs were almost 200. I was 23yrs. old at the time and very scared when I got these results. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, When should I measure my cholesterol? Can it be measured at any time or is it best before breakfest? I am unsure what my original numbers were at the doctors office but they wanted me to get my dhl below 100. I have slightly changed my diet and started taking the following viatamins and minerals; Omega 3 with DHA, grape seed extract, and phytosterols. I do not... (3 replies)
... with 2 tablespoons of sugar. My Triglyceride results were 632!! It was 266 last test which was still too high, but now I have no idea where should be right now because of that. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Jennifer,! My mom dropped her cholesterol also, the same as MG & JJ. She used green tea (2x daily), ponegrante juice, cinnamon, and garlic. She is waiting for the result from 2 days ago. She is now down to 203 and was 266. She also tried take control spread, minute maid heartwise o.j. and plenty of veggies. She practices a high fiber -- low fat diet. Good luck! (6 replies)
... Unless U have some serious medical issues that need your cholesterol very low, I think your dr. is asking way too much of a drop..... ... (25 replies)
... Cholesterol monitering machines have to be calibrated just like any other machine. On one test cholesterol samples were sent out to numberous labs. The sample had a total cholesterol reading of 266. ... (6 replies)
... Eating foods that contain cholesterol does not elevate your cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
... your diet...I've done some research and found that chicken, turkey and some fish are some of the highest cholesterol foods. i was very surprised at this. Do a search for foods high in cholesterol, you'll be surprised. Fatty meats don't necessarily have the highest cholesterol. ... (15 replies)
... Also, is there anyone else that has had high cholesterol in their early 20's? ... (9 replies)
Calcium test?
Oct 13, 2005
... Jane..I think 3 years ago I saw Oprah take one on her show, it was an image type test. Now that I think of it, I believe she did one of those full body scans. At that time she had a very small amount of calcium buildup. Outside of that, I really don't know how they do it, but would assume it would be something like she had done. I'm sure someone with more info. about it can... (5 replies)
Calcium test?
Oct 13, 2005
... s and eventually died a few years later from another attack. This man had started exercising and eating healthy foods while in his teens. He did not have high cholesterol for most of his life and never smoked or drank to excess. He decided to have a full battery of tests to determine his risk. ... (5 replies)
... e, but any "quitting smoking" site will state that it helps lower LDLs, not to mention that my female doctor just last week said quitting smoking will help lower cholesterol because being exposed to carbon monoxide raises LDLS. And even if it hasn't been proven, I know the benefits of quitting far outway smoking. ... (9 replies)
Oct 3, 2001
... Brad, like the previous person posted, I doubt if there are signs. My husband had very normal cholesterol numbers 8 years ago, but every time we would go walking he had to stop due to severe coughing. ... (3 replies)

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