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High Cholesterol Board Index
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... The nurse that did my test at the health club last week said that it is very unusual to have such low triglycerides with such a high LDL reading. ... (5 replies)
... I recently went to the doctor for a regular check up and was shocked to find out that I have high cholesterol. I exercise regularly, have no family history of heart disease, don't smoke and lead a reasonably healthy lifestyle. ... (35 replies)
... Of course like anything, I'm sure there will be studies on this as well, God forbid they should leave well enough alone. Let's face it, they calculate the TC and LDL to get a ratio, so there has to be some truth to it. ... (27 replies)

... ink you're probably right about the protective effects of HDL. Any doctor who ignores that is probably just pandering to the drug companies. The key is to have a high HDL with low triglycerides. And if you already have that, then LDL is most likely irrevelant. ... (27 replies)
... HDL ratio should be 2.5 or less. Yours is 2.2, which is within the range. The two factors which are really in your favor are your high HDL and low triglycerides. ... (8 replies)
... The truth of the matter is, you simply cannot just go by a cholesterol number. And not all LDL is the same. A high LDL in combination with high triglycerides is much more injurious than a high LDL in combination with low triglycerides. It's called Pattern A and Patten B LDL. ... (26 replies)
... of Niacin...high dosages cause flushing. Maybe some of these are helpful in keeping the triglycerides low? ... (3 replies)
... You sound like me when I was first diagnosed with high cholesterol. ... (35 replies)
... LDL ratio is coming back. During the last 6 months too, i tested very low for Vit D and Testosterone, and i read statins and fenofribrate could have been responsible. ... (13 replies)
... HDL ratio is the best predictor of the disease. A ratio of 5 or less is good with the lower the better, and the farther above 5 the greater the risk. As you can see from your numbers, you have a ratio of approximately 1. ... (3 replies)
... I think you're fine. The LDL wouldn't be considered high if your total cholesterol was 200 or less. So, you're not far off the norm. ... (1 replies)
... HDL ratio is the best predictor of the disease. A ratio of 5 or less is good with the lower the better, and the farther above 5 the greater the risk. As you can see from your numbers, you have a ratio of approximately 1. ... (3 replies)
Question?
Dec 25, 2004
... Instead of measuring VLDL, they can approximate it by measuring the triglycerides and dividing by 5, but this only works when triglycerides are in the "normal" range. Triglycerides over 400 result in the inability to accurately calculate the LDL. ... (4 replies)
... the starches, sugars, breads, pasta, or any other white flour products. Cut out sweets, junk foods, and anything else that contains hydrogenated fats. Emphasize high protein foods, like meat, fish, and eggs. ... (7 replies)
... I never had my LDL measured, nor did I ever request that it be done. In my case, I'm really not too concerned, and no doctor has ever suggested that I should be on a statin. ... (33 replies)
... th control could cause an increase in cholesterol! I just found this out today when I talked to one of our nurse practitioners who told me about it. I have had high LDL cholesterol and high triglycerides! ... (5 replies)
... n for 4 caps daily for 6 months. I didn't know what Lovaza was until I got home and visited the Lovaza website indicating the product is designed to lower "very high triglycerides" and may increase LDL. My triglycerides are already normal and I need to lower my LDL, so why would my doctor prescribe Lovaza? ... (5 replies)
Triglycerides
Oct 5, 2004
... You guys might find this interesting, I did from several angles: (excuse the cut and paste but I'm a bit gun-shy about posting links on these boards.) (11 replies)
Niacin and zocor
Jan 17, 2003
... Mandie, I don't know why your doctor does not want you to take niacin with any statin. ... (28 replies)
... and continuing the low saturated fat diet. Switched out white rice for brown rice whenever possible, etc. Eliminated eating at restaurants almost completely. ... (5 replies)


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