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... ol runs in my family, but heart disease does not. Though I have optimal blood pressure, none of the other risk factors for heart disease and just passed a stress test with flying colors, a cardiologist I saw wants me to start on Liptor. ... (7 replies)
... Here are my cholestrol history and my story of high cholestorol and attempts to control. ... (1 replies)
High Cholesterol
Aug 4, 2010
... Earlier this year I was given a cholestorol test which came back with some alarming results. ... (0 replies)

... I have gotten my very high cholestorol under good control with 40 mg of Zocor daily. Now my doctor is concerned by my VAP cholestorol results. ... (6 replies)
... I offer the following only as information that may or may not be relevant to you or others. I am friends with a 50 year old female that had a thalium stress test in March of 2003. ... (10 replies)
... I was diagnosed in June 2005 with CAD when I had a TC of 205 and LDL of 143. Been on the Lipitor program since then. I actually asked the doctor for the Lip(a) test in January 2006 because a neighbor mentioned it to me; my doctor had to look it up, but said he would do it because lip(a) can be considered an independent risk factor for a heart attack and he wanted to put my... (9 replies)
... I have just had a cholestorol test done and was prescribed statin 20mg. After reading on this forum the horrible side effects I want to try the RyR and C0q10. ... (5 replies)
... I have just had a cholestorol test done and was prescribed statin 20mg. After reading on this forum the horrible side effects I want to try the RyR and C0q10. ... (1 replies)
... I dont think i ever had a cholestorol test before i was pregnant but i got one done a few weeks after giving birth and my cholesterol was very high my gyno said it was due to the pregnancy and to stop taking the meds i got from my doc so i stopped two months later i got tested again my #'s were total cholesterol- 259 ldl-170 hdl- 85 triglycerides- 552 (8 replies)
... Well, it sounds like the thallium will do the job in finding a reduced blood flow, if any is present. I am 27 years old but have had a cholestorol of 358 since I was born. I have been experiencing some left arm numbness so the doc decided to run one on me. ... (10 replies)
... My mother has high cholesterol and takes Lipitor. She has a younger brother who also have high cholesterol. However, I had a cholesterol test a couple of months ago and found out that mine is 212 which is borderline. ... (1 replies)
... I am young. If I am not having any problems with breathing and blood pressure, I should be OK for a few years. I don't have heart disease yet, I only have high cholestorol which does not make me high risk YET. It takes decades for the arteries to build up plaque, not months. ... (1 replies)
... ng a low fat diet as of late, prior to my tests. My high numbers really surprized me. But I was taking niacin as a first resort recommened by the doc in my first test and here I thought it would lower my cholesterol but it raised it it seems. ... (30 replies)
Very Scared
Oct 22, 2003
... I think I am going to look into the prices of these tests. I had a treadmill test and an nuclear test done when I was 19, I think. It showed I was fine. I want a really GOOD picture now though. That CT scan sounds like it might do the trick. ... (11 replies)
... As far as I know, all cholestorol tests are to be taken fasting, which means no food or drink other than water for 12 hours before the test. ... (3 replies)
... I wouldnt stop drinking alcohol , i think that will be a death sentence - infact people who drink generally have lower risk for heart disease and i dont mean from the stress reduction but the acohol its self is a fat solvent and generally acoholics have less plaque then the general population..not to say combined with bad eating habits and over weight and other bad lifesyle... (18 replies)
... When you get your insurance I would take a test fasting if you didn't fast for this one. It does make a difference. I am in the same boat as you are. At age 27 my LDL's are 227. ... (7 replies)
... I'm going to have another test done in about six weeks to two months and see where I stand. ... (7 replies)
... art attack than go on any kind of statin drug again. I take 2000 mg of Niaspan, gugulipids, polyconsanol, pyrithrone, aspirin, and a few other things. My total cholestorol has gone from 450 to 160 and my TG from 800 to about 123. I seem to be the type of person whose cholesterol is adversely affected by carbohydrates. ... (26 replies)
... hope to find some answers....or support or something... is having a cholestorol reading of 250, HDL 44, LDL 167, and ratio of 5. ... (14 replies)

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