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... Hello all. I am new to the boards. I have a question about my Cholesterol levels. ... (2 replies)
... Your numbers are not too bad to cause libido problems. In the past, most of the population with high cholesterol and higher blood pressure barely had any problems with libido and sexual function. ... (6 replies)
... No, I think the opposite is probably true for most people...HIGH cholesterol is bad one's sex life. ... (4 replies)

... Lescol being the best as I mentioned in the link regarding "Simvastatin and Impotence". The problem with Lescol is, it's not as effective in lowering cholesterol and is the weakest statin of them all. Doctors do not prescribe this statin very often. It is also more expensive because it is not generic. ... (27 replies)
... Hi, this is my first post on this board. My recent blood work shows that my total cholesterol is 268. My LDL is 204 and should be less than 100. I can't remember what my HDL is but it was normal and wasn't low. ... (6 replies)
... I have also suffered ED for about 5 years and was prescribed Viagra and Cialis but my libido was not too bad until a few months ago, since when it has crashed to virtual zero. ... (6 replies)
... Any medication which lowers cholesterol too much can cause ED. We need cholesterol to produce sex hormones and testosterone. If we are depleted enough, the "limp noodle" syndrome can occurr. ... (6 replies)
... and if liver function is effected, even slightly. A drop in libido is possible with almost every long term maintenance medication. ... (27 replies)
... HDL level in the higher 40's is considered a healthier level. Women should be in the high 40's to lower 50's for a healthy HDL level. Of course, lowering the LDL and Total also makes a big difference. ... (6 replies)
... Diuretics also affect sugar levels. It's a double edged sword for many medications. Niacin and beta blockers can raise glucose, yet they widen blood vessels, prevent heart problems, and increase life span. ... (27 replies)
... Ah, so maybe the low HDL is my problem? I'll work on lowering the other two. Thanks so much for your help. And, thank God for these boards. Trying to get a straight answer out of these doctors is like pulling teeth. (6 replies)
... ocrinologist said it was okay. However, I don't know if I should put much stock into what he says since he shoved me out of his office in less than five minutes and barely went over my blood work with me. ... (6 replies)
... Seeing as how cholesterol is the building block for all of the sex hormones including testosterone, I could see how artificially lowering it to very low levels might negatively affect ones libido. (9 replies)
May 28, 2010
... plaque in his arteries. So, what's a fella to think. My cardiologist only has me on 5mg Crestor everyother day. I am fairly active with running, road biking, and swimming, sorta a triathlete wannabe, depending on the week getting between about 6hours to 25 hours of exercise. ... (1 replies)
True? False?
Feb 24, 2006
... Zocor seems to be the most mildest of cholesterol meds, its been around awhile so it s a sure shot. But thats not to say that the others do not work well. ... (12 replies)
Ed With Zocor
Nov 15, 2004
... Show me one study that links low cholesterol that a statin would give (total 140 on the lower end) to hormone deficiency. Secondly, LOW hormone level alone does not cause effects LIBIDO. (21 replies)
... if this is a cholesterol question and you are asking how to lower triglycerides, you should post on the cholesterol board. ... (1 replies)
Ed With Zocor
Nov 15, 2004
... ce cholesterol, which is required for the manufacture of sex hormones, then it stands to reason that the level of these hormones may also be impacted. As for low libido and ED? ... (21 replies)
... I don't think a healthier cholesterol level by itself is a sexual turn off, perhaps just the opposite. ... (2 replies)
... excuse me...what is ED ? Also, do you know if taking "statin" drugs such as Zocor causes Fibromyalgia? (9 replies)

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