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High Cholesterol Board Index
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... I just had my cholesteral checked in august and here are my numbers. Total cholesteral is 195. Bad cholesteral 127. The doctor also said my vitiman D was low at 25.4. He advised me to start 1000 MG of fish oil and over the counter vitiman D1000IU. ... (3 replies)
... Cookie, that is what the Cardiologist told me. I had been dieting and was eating almost no meat, etc. lost 30 lbs and thought I would wow them with my cholesteral drop. Well, it went up a little. They told me weight loss had nothing to do with it and probably my body was just making its own whatever that means. ... (48 replies)
... The Blood work that I just had in august I was just provided with my total cholesteral and LDL. ... (3 replies)

... ore they seem to find that they help many things other than cholesteral. I have tried to control mine with diet which is still a better option IMHO but part of a cholesteral problems is inherited. Another thing that is over looked is thyroid. ... (8 replies)
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Oct 3, 2005
... I was going to say that that sounds like a genetic problem to me, but I am no expert. I do know from my own research that cholesterol can increase around about the age of 45 in men - it is older in women, around 55. If it is genetic, it can kick in at any age, I guess - but that is something I know very little about. With me, I was lucky - it was dietary, pure and simple. I... (19 replies)
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Oct 3, 2005
... ts of fruits and vegetables, no fried food, and haven't had Fast Food in years! I also run daily and do weight training. But have not had any luck in lowering my Cholesteral numbers. ... (19 replies)
... My doctor suggested I think about cholesteral meds. What do you think and what can I do to lower the HDL level? ... (12 replies)
... I think for a diet change it would take longer than 12 weeks. Unless you are one of those people that no matter what you eat you make cholesteral it should show a difference. Everyone around here is on flax seed. A couple tablespoon on their cereal. ... (48 replies)
... I heard that chocolate is really bad for cholesteral.. sometimes people are just predisposed to higher cholesteral by heredity. ... (48 replies)
... No, my understanding is that once you are on statins which is what all these cholesteral drugs are you are on them for life. ... (48 replies)
... Some time back we were on the Statins. but the leg and back cramps made us almost invalids so just had to stop taking them and we just went along hoping the cholesteral would just go away, as what else can we do? ... (0 replies)
... Any others in here with numbers over 300? ... (20 replies)
... I recently discovered this wonderful board! Just got my medical results yesterday. Triglycerides were good at 98, cholesteral was on high side at 234, HDL was very good at 78, my LDL-calc was tad high at 136.4 and my chol/HDL ratio was only 3.0. No family history of heart disease/attacks but there is a family history on my mother's side of high cholesteral... but 5 of... (5 replies)
... My doctor made mention that it was strange that my HDL numbers went down after having exercised more. ... (13 replies)
Pills & Numbers
Dec 1, 2006
... I seem to have so many vitamins to take is there a single cholesteral (Vitamin or Herb) pill that i could take one or two a day? My numbers are; Total 4.87 (190) HDL .85 (33.15) LDL 3.11 (121.3) Tri 1.99 (177.1 My Doctor has started me on Crestor 5mg but im bound to go off. Just don't think i need that drastic of a measure. (9 replies)
... Exercise is an option, of course. Whether or not it will be enough alone depends upon the individual. You didn't give us any indication of what your numbers were, so it is hard to tell how much change is needed. It might be helpful to give us all the numbers, not just HDL. ... (14 replies)
... Your numbers are very similar to mine, TC..198 LDL..126..HDL...43...Tigs... ... (5 replies)
... I'm very new to this. I just got my blood results back from my Endocrinologist, I am hypothyroid. Anyway he didn't mention the high cholesteral results. I was wondering if anyone can help me with these numbers. I know nothing about this and I don't know how to read them. All I know is they are high. ... (4 replies)
... Just had my cholesteral test done last week. ... (1 replies)
... Hello everyone. I had a physical a few weeks agao and was told I now need to have my chloesteral checked every year because of my numbers. She said they were inching up most likley due to age? I'm 40. So here they are and anyone who is expereinced in knowing what they mean oculd you please tell me. Thank-you Total cholesteral 198, tryglycerides 187, LDL 126, HDL 35 ... (5 replies)




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