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... A high HDL will always keep our risk of heart disease extremely low. This is why ALL ratios are associated with HDL. ... (32 replies)
... Concerning low HDL, when you loose weight my understanding is that HDL will drop in value. Once your weight stabilizes, after around a month, it will begin to rise. And it can take up to a year for your HDL to reach its zenith. ... (2 replies)
... Okay my new numbers are pretty good and I'm not at all dissatisfied although I would like to bring my HDL up to over 50 at least. They said my HDL needed to be over 60 and LDL under 100. I don't know how anyone would get those numbers without statins. ... (14 replies)

I want below 150
Jun 14, 2005
... Your HDL levels are very good, even at 51. ... (12 replies)
... Habitue, Your numbers seem very good (I'd trade them for mine in a NY second). I would not be worrried if I were you. Your LDL/HDL ratio is quite good - and that is more important than the other measures. I would consider cutting out trans fats (anything with the word 'hydrogenated' in it's ingredients), take some Omega-3 Fish Oil supplements, and use Olive Oil in... (20 replies)
... My HDL responds to lots of alcohol...like a bottle of wine a day. At my age, this amount of drinking will do more harm than good... ... (12 replies)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. (They are tablets of 500mg) I think it is very useful to have your MD check your blood several times a year. The elevated liver tests are more common with the slow or extended release niacin. (And this is very rare). I'm taking approx. 3,000 mg a day and my liver... (8 replies)
Fats
Mar 5, 2005
... ity decreases with it. I think the general public is getting the wrong kind of information when we oversimplify things and say that LDL is "bad cholesterol" and HDL is "good." We need both in order to function well, and they play critical roles. I think it all goes back to how efficient the body is metabolizing fats... ... (15 replies)
... gets me to those numbers. With niacin though, I had an LDL of 67 and HDL of 70. I was floored because I didn't think I could get my HDL higher than my LDL, ever. ... (16 replies)
... I know the "total" is high at 247, and LDL is high at 141, but with HDL at 93 and Trigs at only 66, how much risk am I really at for heart trouble? ... (8 replies)
... in our cells or else is being broken down and removed from our body. That's why you can see heart attacks in people that have low total cholesterol levels. Their HDL is low as well, and as a result their ratio is high. ... (6 replies)
... He did have a low HDL in the low-mid 40s..I read it somewhere. (36 replies)
... refers to. If it IS 40, need to raise that HDL and lower the Total to get the ratio below 4.0. ... (20 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 29, 2003
... The highlight is what I'd take heart with. I'd recommend back to the 10 mg. Lipitor and add fish oils to up the HDL and a test of some rather severe low carbbing to lower the triglycerides. ... (6 replies)
... as well as raising the levels of HDL particles, all of which are primary nocturnally synthesized. ... (22 replies)
... Part II: Lipoprofiles: 08/2002 10/2002 07/2003 LDL Particle # (nmol/L) 755 554 860 (optimal <1100) LDL Size (nm) 20.3 20.8 21.4 (Low Risk is Pattern A 20.6-22.0) Large HDL (mg/dL) 8 17 35 (Neg Risk Factor>30, Pos Risk <11) Large VLDL... (17 replies)
... The BioScanner read 125 for total. I then went on to do an HDL and Trigs. HDL was 43. ... (3 replies)
... I am now 60 years old and currently taking 40mg of Simvastatin. ... (1 replies)
... sorry I didn't have my lab results when I initially posted...I was just able to retrieve them. Here they are (the last column are reference values): TRIGLYCERIDE 104 <150 mg/dL CHOLESTEROL 118 <200 mg/dL HDL 37 >39 mg/dL Non HDL CHOLESTEROL 81 <130 mg/dL (2 replies)
High Cholesterol
Aug 22, 2013
... I recently had cholesterol tests. I got high HDL cholesterol. ... (4 replies)


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