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... 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)
... Hello all. I am new to the boards. I have a question about my Cholesterol levels. ... (2 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)
... Cholesterol is resposible for producing sex hormones. Many people suffer from sexual problems when their cholesterol is too low. Many researchers contend that higher HDL levels contribute to better sexual function. ... (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)
... No, I think the opposite is probably true for most people...HIGH cholesterol is bad one's sex life. ... (4 replies)
... In regard to the HDL level of 43. The rule for HDL is the higher the better. The HDL is the good cholesterol. I think for men an 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)
May 28, 2010
... fore angioplasti and stent stuff done a couple years ago, libido was truely higher than a 20 year old's, but after the heart work, adding plavix to the meds, the libido became, sorry for the play on words, but an "up and down" thing. As time goes by, more of the down part. ... (1 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)
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)
... 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
... 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)
... and if liver function is effected, even slightly. A drop in libido is possible with almost every long term maintenance medication. ... (27 replies)
... wn of muscles. Remember BAYCHOL was removed by the FDA for this reason. The other statins are only slightly better. Healthy muscles, good liver function and even Cholesterol are also necessary for good sexual function. Cholesterol is necessary for healthy hormone levels. ... (27 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... Hey, thanks for the reply. I really appreciate it. :) I was beginning to wonder if anyone would respond. I just looked at my blood work results again, and I noticed that my HDL is 43 and the range is 40-59. Is that considered low even though it's in range? The endocrinologist said it was okay. However, I don't know if I should put much stock into what he says since he... (6 replies)

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