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... Basically, you want HDL to be high and the rest to be low. ... (1 replies)
... I am not saying statins are even ideal here. Perhaps diet, exercise, fish oil and something to raise your HDL will be fine. ... (7 replies)
Niacin or statin
Nov 19, 2007
... I think my HDL and LDL are OK but the problem is with my Triglycerides. It has not come down. ... (3 replies)

... About the patchy atherosclerosis.... If the theory of high cholesterol were to hold up, it wouldn't be patchy.. all areas would be affected. The theory that does work, and has been supported is damage in that area.. ... (31 replies)
... Even when my triglycerides were at 131, my HDL and LDL bands were still at abnormal levels. ... (13 replies)
... I would never encourage anyone to try diet alone if they had risk factors aside from high cholesterol. ... (20 replies)
... The normal level for LDL is 100 or lower. ... (9 replies)
... I honestly do not believe that all LDL is necessarily bad. The problem is, most of us only have our LDL calculated, not measured. Also, LDL really only becomes a problem once it is oxidized. ... (18 replies)
... The idea that a bad diet leads to high cholesterol which leads to plaque formation thus causing heart disease has been ingrained in our medical education and sold to the public. ... (29 replies)
... Direct LDL implies that the LDL was actually measured, and so therefore it is a more accurate value, as opposed to a calculated one. ... (1 replies)
Need Advice
Aug 7, 2003
... weird pains for a month and a half before my heart attack. Heart disease runs in my family. My total cholesterol, during my worst days, was never over 300, my LDL was never above 200. ... (3 replies)
... Genetic defects in proteins which influence serum HDL concentrations. ... (10 replies)
... The doctor is the best person to help with this question but what I don't understand is the reduction in his HDL. At first they said the HDL was 56 which is good but the second time his HDL was 30 and that is low. His HDL should be over 40. ... (3 replies)
... for low risk. ... (6 replies)
... trongly recommend you to do the same. It seems that Niacin can cause liver damage in certain cases but it is considered to be an effective medication for raising HDL levels. Apparently, it can also inhibit the effectiveness of statins in lowering LDL if taken at the same time. ... (36 replies)
... attack before age 55. As someone who now has also had my own MI at age 42, I would not hesitate for one second to go on medication if I had your numbers. Your LDL is very high for someone with family risk, and your HDL is very low. ... (7 replies)
... My cholesterol has been high for years now and I have not really done anything about it until now. ... (7 replies)
... For us, that seems to be a genetic makeup. There are some reports that implicate very low cholesterol with increased incidence of strokes.... Others indicate no linkage. ... (3 replies)
... Back to the high cholesterol foods. Are you not aware that most of the cholesterol in your bloodstream is produced in your own liver? ... (16 replies)
... Please don't stop the Niaspan!! 10mg Lipitor is not enough to handle those high cholesterol numbers! ... (5 replies)

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