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... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (24 replies)
... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (30 replies)
... I tend to disagree with your doctor. I had low LDL, low HDL and high triglycerides, and still had a heart attack at age 35. ... (3 replies)

Niacin and zocor
Jan 17, 2003
... If it were actually measured, then it would be possible to determine your actual risk, since LDL consists of two fractions. Arkie6 posted some very interesting information regarding LDL cholesterol a few months ago. ... (28 replies)
... C is produced in the liver and small intestine. It is composed of hundreds to thousands of triglycerides and cholesteryl ester particles that are covered by a surface monolayer of phospholipids, a small quantity of free cholesterol, and one or more apolipoproteins. ... (19 replies)
... Do you have any other risk factors for heart disease such as smoking, being overweight, high bloodpressure, high bloodsugar levels, or family history of heart disease or diabetes? ... (5 replies)
... Actually, the extracts of Red Yeast Rice, contain starch, sterols, isoflavones, and monounsaturated fatty acids. Depending on the Monascus strains used and the fermentation conditions, it may contain polyketides called monacolins. One of these monacolins is named 'Monacolin K', typically 0.2% per 5 mg as compared to 20–40 mg of the drug lovastatin (Mevacor, Altocor), which... (10 replies)
... The current test measures total cholesterol and the breakdown of good HDL and bad LDL cholesterol. ... (20 replies)
... ALL THE STUDIES show the lower the LDL the lower the risk. We know the higher the HDL and the lower the LDL, the lower the risk. However, I just haven't seen any comprehensive studies on the RATIOS of the two with respect to risk. ... (33 replies)
... It's the small dense LDL that is associated with heart disease. The larger LDL doesn't seem to have an effect. And there is a nearly direct corelation between the type of LDL and your triglycerides. ... (8 replies)
... y doctor wanted me to start taking cholesterol meds. I did not want to take statins because I have always been able to maintain healthy cholesterol levels thru a low calorie, frequent eating, small meal diet of around 1500 calories per day. ... (2 replies)
... You may be right that the HDL is too high. I do think there has been too little research on HDL to know at this point. ... (9 replies)
... If not, that might explain why your triglycerides are so high. ... (19 replies)
... Time for me to jump back on my rant against the LDL calculation formula bandwagon. The thought that by raising trigs you can improve your LDL is just crazy and I am yet to be educated on how this phenomenon works. ... (11 replies)
Jul 7, 2002
... is quite common based on the postings on this board. I wouldn't assume that your high triglycerides are hereditary as this is extremely rare. ... (1 replies)
... nurse called me this morning to say dr. wants me to come in next week to "discuss results" even though I'm now taking 40 of lipitor. She said these results were high for someone already taking lipitor even at 20mg and maybe it "wasn't working at all". ... (24 replies)
... Many of the standards alllow for an LDL <160 in persons with no riisk factors for heart disease. I wouldn't medicate it unless my HDL was <40 or I smoked, had hypertension or diabetes, was over 50, had a lot of bellyfat, had a parent die young with heart disease, etc. etc. Less risky recommendation from the NIH: (1 replies)
... Component Results Component Standard Range Your Value Cholesterol 120-199 mg/dL 147 The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) has set the following guidelines (reference ranges) for Cholesterol: Optimal.....................<200 mg/dL Borderline High.............200-239 mg/dL High........................> or = 240 mg/dL Triglycerides 30-150 mg/dL 222 The... (13 replies)
... to rely on carbs as the main energy source. And you continue to be plagued by volatile blood sugars. You really need to go the whole hog to get the benefits of a low carb diet. ... (10 replies)
Saturated Fat?
Apr 23, 2006
... fat diets can result in lower LDL levels, they also drive down the beneficial HDL, while simultaneously elevating triglyceride levels. In fact, even if LDL is lowered, it may actually become more harmful. ... (12 replies)

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