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... however, my cholesterol numbers cause doctors coast to coast to question how I am alive. ... (11 replies)
... a new doctor as I have moved and she freaked about these results wanting to put me on meds. I flat out refuse. After doing my own research I believe having high cholesterol but good ratios is not a dangerous thing. ... (2 replies)
... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)

... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with high cholesterol a little over a month ago. I'm 36 years old 5' 11" 150 lbs.Total was 247,hdl 41,ldl 201, tri 71.I was told that I needed statins.My Dr. ... (15 replies)
... I eat less cheese, drink tons of water, take flax seed oil, Just started taking omega 9,EPA,DHA,Linoleic acid,alpha linolenic acid, GLA, policosanol. ... (8 replies)
... No the formula is wrong the correct one is Total cholesterol minus HDL minus the (Triglycerides divided by 5) So here is an example Chol.=174 Trig= 296 HDL= 54 LDL=60.8 174 - 54=120 296. divided by 5=59.2 120 -59.2 60.8 (6 replies)
... that muscle damage can begin to occur in patients with normal CK levels. You said that your total cholesterol was 247, but what were your other numbers, such as HDL, LDL, and triglycerides? ... (16 replies)
... I'm having a blood test in February and hopefully will have improved results. I just discovered the Policosanol Cholesterol Complex and have been taking it for two weeks. Prior, I was taking 10mg of Policosanol. I've been reading countless positive reports on Policosanol. ... (8 replies)
... I have been on Zocor for 6 weeks and had my follow up blood work today. I do not want to be on statin drugs however I took the Zocor with the intent of getting my numbers down and then weaning off of it and controlling it with diet and exercise. ... (7 replies)
... I just got back the results of my blood test. ... (9 replies)
... Oh, but of course I've eaten lutefisk! That was traditional Christmas eve dinner every year while I was still living at home. ... (9 replies)
... The figures for my mum doesn't seem to fit in the formula which zip or the web told me (i.e. HDL+LDL+Triy/5): HDL 63 LDL 150 Triy 77 TC 247 There comes my question. Anyway thanks for the feedback. I agree it's no good asking things that are already plenty there on the web. (6 replies)
... st said last week "sure, go ahead and take it!" when I suggested it as an alternative to Lipitor. In a previous post I mentioned my total chol. is at the moment 247 and LDL is 141, but HDL is 93 and Trigs only 66. ... (9 replies)
... Apparently the Pravachol only had a temporary effect on my TC..my pharmacist mentioned that he had heard of this with Pravachol. ... (4 replies)
... Congratulations. That is great and quite beneficial from a health perspective. That is probably the second best thing you've done to reduce your risk of heart disease. ... (8 replies)
... Anyway, in Dec. 2010, my cholesterol came back at 247!! My thyroid levels were within normal range, nothing else showed up High or Low. ... (4 replies)
... palpitations, etc. Cardiologist also thinks taking it is fine though he was not the one to recommend it. In addition, I take an aspirin a day just for the heck of it, and a multiple vitamin and one tablet of vitamin C. ... (8 replies)
OTC Drugs
Jan 7, 2005
... Keep in mind that plant sterols and stanols only block dietary cholesterol, not the cholesterol your body makes out of saturated fats. ... (2 replies)
... Be sure that he has liver enzymes tests at regular intervals, even if it is an OTC niacin he is on. He may be able to keep his cholesterol under control with it if he has no problems with liver enzymes. Niacin has been used for cholesterol control for about 50 years. ... (18 replies)




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