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... I have been ignorant about cholesterol numbers until these results, and dug out his old labs. All of the numbers that are low this time were in the same low ballpark a few years ago. So I worry that he has a chronic condition of some sort that his doctor should have been on top of before. ... (2 replies)
... Niaspan usually does a better job of raising HDL and lowering triglycerides (which you don't need to do) than it does of lowering LDL. But it may be worth a try, especially if your doctor continues to monitor you with liver function tests. You are lucky to have such a high HDL; personally, I wouldn't worry too much about your high LDL since your HDL is so high (and... (12 replies)
... Ok, that is better, but your TC and LDL are still kind of high even with a nice HDL. Don't know if U are on anything or not, but I would try really hard to get those 2 numbers down. ... (25 replies)

... or an HDL of 33. If my assumptiions are correct, the HDL is pretty horrible and a rather large risk factor. ... (23 replies)
... There is good and bad cholesterol. HDL is the good kind and can have protective functions that lowers the risk of heart disease. You want that number to be high. ... (4 replies)
... I'm quite concerned about that low HDL number. As I understand it, it should be at least 50 in women, and I've also read that HDL may be the most significant factor in your cholesterol score, and that it's even a marker for longevity. ... (9 replies)
... The TRIG is high and should be under 150...lower carb diet, exercise and FISH OIL should lower the TRIG. The BIG concern here is the HDL..not good. It must be above 50.. ... (6 replies)
... WOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!! :bouncing: These are his new numbers: Total Cholesterol: 139 (was 192) Triglycerides: 248 (was 777) HDL: 34 (was 39) :( Cholesterol/hdl: 4.09 LDL:55 (couldn't even calculate it before) LDL/HDL: 1.62 (12 replies)
Little Help
Jun 26, 2001
... You are not he worst by any means. TC is ok, LDL's too high by about 50 to 60, and your HDL's are low by about 10. Women have higher HDL's than men by about 10 points on average. I think its because they're so squeezable and sweet. ... (20 replies)
... I am just wondering if there could be a problem here with the high ldl, and the very low triglycerides? ... (6 replies)
... is widely accepted as being low risk for heart problems. Your ratio places you in the average risk band, but only just. ... (14 replies)
... Hi, I have been trying to find a way to lower my numbers for a couple years, since taking paxil added 40 pounds and shot all my numbers through the roof. Well, I have been off the paxil (now lexapro), lost the weight (now back to my normal 190) and have tried a bunch of supplements, but the numbers still weren't great. UNTIL I tried red yeast rice. It's been almost 1 month... (26 replies)
... As a vegetarian, be careful with the cheese and other full fat dairy products, as the saturated fat can raise LDL levels. ... (10 replies)
... fat diet worked much better for me. After researching the topic independently of my medical team, I concluded that a high saturated fat diet would be much healthier for me. ... (16 replies)
... First off, get the total breakdown of that reading...LDL, HDL and triglycerides. ... (3 replies)
... Not true - there is plenty of evidence that atherosclerosis develops more rapidly and to a greater extent in people with higher cholesterol (total and LDL) levels. The ratio of CAD due to atherosclerosis is not split 50/50 amongst people with and without elevated cholesterol. It is clearly biased towards those with elevated cholesterol. Anyhow, I will continue to do... (31 replies)
... I think your nurse is at 'high risk for extremely low IQ'... ... (7 replies)
... but my LDL is still high. I can't remember how high it is, but my total cholesterol was around 212. ... (16 replies)
I'm new here.
Jan 19, 2005
... Like Bob said, your HDL is marginally low. ... (8 replies)
... reading, it appears that even the "alternative" theorists concede that individuals with VERY high cholesterol may in fact be at higher risk of heart disease. ... (13 replies)

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