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... 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 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 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)
... 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)
... one is an endocrinologist and the other is a gynocologist. ... (26 replies)
... I know that progesterone can make your cholesterol go up. ... (9 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)
... When you say you "changed that" do you mean he switched you to a different birth control pill or took you off the pill entirely? ... (2 replies)
... I am 28 years old and have recently found out my cholesterol is high. My LDL and tri's were extremely high. I have been freaking out since. They did find some nodguls on my thyroid which were benign. ... (5 replies)
... The birth control pills are probably what is making the difference between your current good lipid panel and what would otherwise be a superb one. ... (20 replies)
... It all sounds good. In your whole grain intake please avoid any wheat products though. You might consider adding B and D vits, L-Argeline (read up about LDL lowering supplements) Good luck. I'm in the same boat. (20 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply. As far as diet goes, I'm probably more healthy than most. I'm lactose intolerant so that cuts out all dairy, and I eat lean meats. ... (20 replies)
... cholesterol foods, and told me to check it in a year. ... (10 replies)
... For some, their high cholesterol is genetic, and no matter how much they eat or exercise, it remains stubbornly high. ... (5 replies)
... I am 49. I enver had high cholesterol till the blood test for normal dropped from 240 to 200. ... (20 replies)
... Since you said that you are already taking a number of different medications, I can understand why you are hesitant to throw Zetia and Tricor into the mix. ... (8 replies)
... Hello...... In September of 1999, i had my cholesterol checked and it was 168. I went in September of this year, and it was 220! ... (1 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... Well it sounds like U sure are trying, and glad there is no diabetes. Yes, the fruit juices are full of sugar. Don't know if U are on birth control pills, but they say those can affect your cholesterol also. Sometimes I get really discouraged myself, but guess we have to just keep on trying. ... (27 replies)
... I just got my test results back from my doctor, and I was stunned by the results. My cholesterol is 207, my HDL 39, and my LDL is 155. ... (5 replies)

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