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... s shown that people with low trig numbers have high numbers of subtype "a" LDL, which is said to be harmless. I eat a low carb diet, not for weight loss but for cholesterol control and mainly health. I eat a lot of meat, eggs, fish, whole dairy and plenty of low glycemic vegetables. ... (8 replies)
... I am a 39 year old woman that has been fighting cholesterol for a few years now. I have been off statins for about 8 months or so, as they caused me terrible muscle pains that I am STILL recovering from. ... (8 replies)
Improved results!
Sep 15, 2002
... up to a message called "Greetings and Question" on Sept. 6. I'm happy to report improved cholesterol levels! I apologize in advance for the long message, but I wanted to include some background details. ... (6 replies)

... I am 47 Caucasian 5ft 8 weigh 184lbs and thought I was healthy. But I got some lab work done and now I am 40mg atorvastatin. Lipid panel was Trig 115 Ldl 161 Hdl 67 Cholesterol total 251 Doctor put me on 40mg atorvastatin. (15 replies)
... Is anyone else experiencing this? :confused: I started on Tricor just over a month ago. The day after I started taking it my appetite became insatiable. All I am craving is bad food. I have gained 7 pounds since I started on the medication. Before the Tricor my lifestyle and eating habits were very healthy. I ate very well. Now I am eating lots of bad (fatty, high cal)... (0 replies)
... Considering the wonderful changes in my cholesterol and triglyceride levels over the past year and a half due to my lifestyle changes, why would he put me on a statin now? ... (8 replies)
... Yes, that is kind of high. My cholesterol was 258 at one time and now is 161!!! It didn't happen overnight. I ate the right foods and took fish oil supplements and ate peanuts. ... (9 replies)
Opinions please!!
Apr 20, 2009
... Hi; I'm 62, in very good physical health according to my complete physical last week. I feel GREAT! I'm 5' 7" tall - BMI and weight are right on target (low side) for my height and large bone structure. I get moderate exercise weekly and just came off a 40 day fast of ANY kind of meat for lent. I use ONLY olive oil for seasoning and cooking but do not consume near... (2 replies)
28% drop in LDL
Apr 1, 2008
... My doctor tested my cholesterol in january, I am 55, dont smoke or drink, my TC was 276 now its 156, (down 56%) my triglyceride was 138 now its 161 (though i put that down to 25 grams of protein whey with cereals for breakfast), (+ 16%) HDL was 52 now its 63 (+21%) and my LDL was 200 now its down to 61 (-68%) though i have been tested every month, my second months drop was... (6 replies)
... exercise alone work for me. I just recently dropped my Total Cholesterol by 82 in just two months. My diet was not horrible but definitely needed some improvement, and I have not been doing any regular exercise in years. ... (21 replies)
Mixed Results
Feb 2, 2007
... I had a blood work up as part of a general phsical and my cholesterol didn't look to hot. ... (1 replies)
Cinnamon capsules?
May 30, 2006
... would try a different appraoch, as she said my diet. exericse etc. was good. After 4 months of the cinnamon and tea, my TC went from 239 to 198 and LDL went from 161 to 126. ... (22 replies)
Cinnamon????
Feb 4, 2006
... tsp. of regular cinnamon, stuff right in your spice rack, about 6 months ago. Before the cinnamon and green tea, my TC was 232 and went to 198 and my LDL was 161 and went to 126. I have not been tested since, so really can't say if it was a fluke or not. ... (10 replies)
Need advice?
Dec 5, 2005
... JJ, I would imagine it was the green-tea that lowered your numbers - how many cups a day do you drink? I've been reading a lot of good things about it... Moxie, Have you done a search on your brand of blood-pressure-med to see if it is related to higher cholesterol? PS: Implementing 11i while doing a year-end-close is too much stress... HubbleRules (7 replies)
Need advice?
Dec 5, 2005
... Thanks but i eat oatmeal and cinnamon and i strated back on green tea. I do drink tea though but it called chai tea and yerba matte..Lisa (7 replies)
... Even though your HR is a lil high, your BP is good, so no problem. My old dr. had nice low BP, like 119/75 but had a HR of 90, but he never took anything for it, so don't let it bother U. I agree with Uff, wait 6 months, and then if U start to see a nice change, keep it up, U will be on the right path. About 6 months ago I started with the cinnamon, green tea, love the... (16 replies)
... g else was the same, no change in diet at al, or exercise, in fact I did less due to such a hot and sticky summer, but my TC went from 239 to 198 and my LDL from 161 to 126. My HDL also went down about 3 pts. and my Trigs went up a few? ... (8 replies)
... helps keep the blood sugar stable, and try some green tea. 5 months ago I started with the tea and cinnamon, and it dropped my TC from 239 to 198 and my LDL from 161 to 126. Other's on here said it helped their Trigs. also, so far no luck on mine, but we are still trying. BTW.. ... (5 replies)
... U sound like me, I can't take statins at all. They tried me on Lipitor and within 3 months my GI track was a mess, took them almost 6 months to get that under control. After they tried me on Baycol, oh boy, that really had me so tired and sore I barely made it to the mailbox and back, and climbing stairs was a nightmare. Both affected me within about 3 months, so I just... (12 replies)
New results...
May 24, 2005
... Hi JJ, Don't forget that LDL is not measured directly, the lab uses a formula. Did your doctor check your homocysteine? Homocysteine indicates inflammation and is a more important factor than cholesterol. You normalized the most important 3 out of 5 numbers above and I think it's pretty impressive for just 3 months. Cinnamon helped my husband's trigs. Two 500mg... (15 replies)


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