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... Im 22 male. I have 220 mg/dl Total Cholesterol 44 mg/dl HDL Cholesterol 148 mg/dl LDL Cholesterol Are the figures too bad??? How can i go about reducing these figures??? (22 replies)
... Statin therapy can significantly reduce morbidity and mortality in diabetics. The decision to treat should be based on vascular risk and not initial cholesterol levels. ... (1 replies)
... Fasting blood sugar level at 50. ... (4 replies)

Cholesterol Test
Jul 6, 2004
... treatment for high cholesterol is advised. ... (7 replies)
... June, I think your doctor is a little irresponsible suggesting statins for you at such a young age, and with such moderate numbers. If I were you , I'd try lifestyle changes for a year and see how your numbers adjust. There are very real risks with statins, and they are probably the most oversubsribed drug in the world - bar none. Don't let your doctor talk you into a... (26 replies)
... foods stating that they have been proven to lower cholesterol and may lower the risk of heart disease when part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
... This is odd... My CRP was 2.1 and it states that a CRP level of 1. ... (14 replies)
... Just got my blood test results today: TC = 7.1 mmol/L HDL = 1.25 (have been stable at this level) LDL = 4.9 (up from 4.4 6 months ago) Triglyceride = 2.09 (up from 1.8 6 months ago) This time I have also ordered full blood test and these are the results: WBC = 7.5 (0 replies)
... First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond. You are correct, I do eat meat pretty often; it is part of almost every meal of the day. I do not eat red meat every day, so the meat I eat usually consists of chicken (I would say roughly 10lbs. a month), but I do occasionally (maybe once or twice a month) have pork loin boneless (and trimmed) ribs (with a... (5 replies)
... which by the way has superior positive study results in respect of Cardiac problems than Crestor, and at a lower dose. My cardiologist wants my LDL level below 1. ... (3 replies)
... high calories, it would give you the calories to do so but also at a great risk of heart health that I don't think is worth it. You can body build and have low cholesterol at the same time. ... (5 replies)
... My doctor wanted me to start taking cholesterol meds. I did not want to take statins because I have always been able to maintain healthy cholesterol levels thru a low calorie, frequent eating, small meal diet of around 1500 calories per day. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for that information. I have not been told what level to aim for. What complicates my situation is a chronic kidney disease. It perpetuates the inflammatory processes and also effects the cardiac function. ... (3 replies)
... genetic and poor habits. The Genetic side is by far a bigger population. You probably know people who can eat 20 cheese burgers, and have total cholesterol in the 140's. You are obviously not one of them and deal with it you never will be! ... (6 replies)
... You don't need any drugs based on those numbers. The risks just don't justify the benefits, if any in your case. Of particular importance is your very high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. That high of an HDL is very protective. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks Pivly. I am still not sure what I should do. This cholesterol thing is totally new to me!! But I am so glad that I found this board and so many people gave me valuable advices. Thank you. ... (18 replies)
... The figures used for the onset of the prescription of cholesterol reducing drugs now depend on the level of TC divided by the 'good' lipids, HDL. ALSO, the 'bad' lipids, LDL, once again divided by HDL. ... (10 replies)
... Without affecting your HDL level too much, try the following. ... (11 replies)
... Serum cholesterol XE2eD 5. ... (10 replies)
... not the Total Cholesterol figure that you have quoted. So you need to know your mum's LDL cholesterol level. The figures below provide a guide as to the expected LDL reduction that can be expected. ... (7 replies)

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