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... I was surprised my doctor wanted to put me on medication also. I didn't think 229 was all that high. ... (14 replies)
... I've been struggling with high cholesterol for awhile now despite regular exercise and a healthy diet. It runs in my family. ... (0 replies)
Niacin results
Oct 17, 2006
... ince your Triglycerides should be below 150, while on the statin I had big time side effects and had to quit them. I have been taking No Fluch Niacin in the form of Inosital Hexanicotinate 1000 mg's a day and 3000 mg of fish oil and many Vit's and when I went to look at my records this is what I found. ... (2 replies)

... One of my relatives taking a med. on which his Dr. ... (0 replies)
... TC. Most of you know his story. He was on 10mg of Lipitor for eight years with increasing pain in his hip and sciatic nerve. He couldn't sleep without Tylenol PM every night the past five years. ... (16 replies)
... Also noted a few additional items of interest. ... (41 replies)
... s book that is full of references, but you may find suspect, there are a myriad of citings in the literature. ... (29 replies)
... I don't know much about Lipitor or Pravachol, but just want to express my surprise that your doctor would start you on one of those medications if your total cholesterol was only 229 without trying lifestyle modifications first. What were the other numbers, for LDL, HDL and triglycerides? ... (14 replies)
New test numbers
Jan 18, 2007
... ust got my test results back yesterday. First I want to say what I am doing...I do not take a statin...I have been taking Inositol Hexanicotinate which is a form of niacin which has no flush, I am on a dose of 1500 mg's taken with the evening meal. I take 3 fish oil pills a total of 3600 mg. ... (7 replies)
Lovastatin ?
Jan 19, 2005
... My husband is 73 and very healthy - never taken a prescription drug in his life. Amazing. His cholesterol has very gradually gone up with age -- he bounces around between 180 and 230 - blood work in June '04 gave these numbers C-229, HDL 57, LDL 143 Tri 144. At this age he refuses to deny himself food that he wants. The Dr. put him on 10 mgs. of Lipitor -- his cholesterol... (0 replies)
The spice Curcumin
Jun 10, 2005
... My husband has been taking two 500mg of cinnamon daily since he went off Lipitor on May 6. His cholesterol was at 209 at that time, according to a home test. The same home test put it at 229 less than a month later. ... (28 replies)
... and I had muscle pain and profound weakness with all of them. Tried niacin but it cause me heart palpitations. ... (3 replies)
... Funfun,First of all you are way too young to be on cholesterol meds im not sure what your doc was thinking your numbers are not that high. ... (9 replies)
... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (24 replies)
... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (30 replies)

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