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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)
... 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)

... I know that progesterone can make your cholesterol go up. ... (9 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... My mom has taken me off birth control a month ago because I had very high cholestoral. ... (9 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)
... they were talking and the gynocologist had an epiphany and was like OH MY GOD! YOU'RE ON BIRTH CONTROL PILLS!!! THAT CAN CAUSE HIGH CHOLESTEROL!!!! ... (26 replies)
... cation to lower my cholesterol. I go back to the doctor next week, when I'm going to ask what the numbers were, but for now I'm wondering what would have made my cholesterol so high that I had to go on mediation without trying diet or exercise changes first? ... (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)
... therefore, it is definately genetic. I have been keeping mine under great control through diet and exercise, but it doesn't seem to work for my sister. ... (3 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)
... ous that you thought your symptoms might be thyroid related. You suspected a hormone imbalance. While I guess most people would not connect your symptoms with cholesterol elevation, cholesterol is essential in producing sex hormones. ... (5 replies)
... et with little fats, lots of whole grains and fruits and vegetables. Nor do i have a family history of high cholesterol, but recently at a wellness fair I had my cholesterol checked for the first time and it was 197, which I was told was high for someone of my age. Does anyone know a possible cause for this and how can I lower it? ... (6 replies)
... I would ask the pharmacist where you had the prescription filled what, if any, interaction there is between the two medications. Did your physician give you the option of seeing if dietary and lifestyle changes would help before putting you on medication? (3 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. ... (9 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)
... 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)




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