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... I have worked in cardiology for the past 6 years and did not know that birth control could cause an increase in cholesterol! I just found this out today when I talked to one of our nurse practitioners who told me about it. ... (5 replies)
... I know that progesterone can make your cholesterol go up. ... (9 replies)
... The consensus on most the sites say depending on risk factors, women on the pill should have their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar regularly monitored. I read thatb birth control pills may raise bad cholesterol LDL and lower good cholesterol HDL. That's from a 2006 article. ... (9 replies)

... My mom has taken me off birth control a month ago because I had very high cholestoral. ... (9 replies)
... Prior to going on birth control pills, my total cholesterol was around 240. After being on the pills for 10 months, my total cholesterol is 269! ... (5 replies)
... Has anyone noticed a link between birth control pills and increased LDL? ... (5 replies)
... No need to be worried or greatly concerned. It is very common and high cholesterol can affect anyone at any age. There are plenty of people younger than you that have high cholesterol. I have had it since my teenage years all genetic. ... (3 replies)
... I am 50 years old and have had moderately high cholesterol for 22 years and is currently under control using diet and exercise alone. ... (5 replies)
... I just moved to a new state and started with a new doctor. I had blood work done last week and they said I needed to go on medication to lower my cholesterol. ... (3 replies)
... I was searching all over the internet to see if anyone was like me and to reassure myself. I got a blood test a few days ago to see if I could go on birth control and when my results were back, my doctor called me and expressed his concern due to the numbers he read. ... (6 replies)
... Did your physician give you the option of seeing if dietary and lifestyle changes would help before putting you on medication? ... (3 replies)
... Wow, thanks for that info. Very interesting. I would be curious to see what my numbers are when not on B/C. I will be on them till I no longer need them. Maybe another 10 years or so. (9 replies)
... c for 7 years, and my cholesterol was always around 240. After going off to have my kids, my overall levels went down to 180. I have been back on the pill for 6 months. ... (9 replies)
... Right before I had I switched from Loestrin FE 24 I had my cholesterol tested and it was 285. I swtiched to Othro Cept and had my blood tested this week and 4 weeks later it's now 245. It dropped 40 points in a month. I ran across a site a while back that said BCP do affect your cholesterol. ... (9 replies)
... I wonder if this is possible. I have been on b/c for a long time. I never had it checked before I went on them. But I noticed as one of the many, many side effects is high cholesterol. (9 replies)
... I dont know about the pill but i had the mirena iud for 2 years and my cholesterol was not good. I had it taken out and then a few months later had a cholesterol test done, the total count was a little better but my HDL went from 39 to 58. ... (9 replies)
... I was off Yasmin for a very long time. I had a Cholesterol test in June 06. ... (9 replies)
... At this time I really did think about any med changes, but thought it must have been my wieght increase. Then, someone asked me about hormone use and at that point, I decided to stop using my Nuvaring for a while. ... (9 replies)
... one is an endocrinologist and the other is a gynocologist. ... (26 replies)
... When I had my first cholesterol screening test in the very early 70's as I recall when even HDL and LDL or triglycerides weren't really made anything of, I was in the upper 230's and I believe I was told that was a bit high, 200 is healthier. ... (14 replies)




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