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... The only issues I had were that both my LDL and total cholesterol were borderline. ... (1 replies)
... TC 288!! HDL 91 LDL 179!! ... (19 replies)
... and in Dec. 2001 it was 220 or 230. HDL has always been ok, tri's always ok, but LDL has always been high and is currebtly 170. I've been taking fishoil for over a year and that alone hasn't lowered it. ... (19 replies)

... Oatmeal is full of soluble fiber, which lowers LDL levels. When you digest fiber, it becomes gooey, it sticks to cholesterol and stops it from being absorbed. ... (21 replies)
... fats from hydrogenated oils raise LDL and lower HDL. ... (4 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)
... ith it. I am REALLY hoping that with my drastic diet changes that there will be some improvement. I have no other risk factors. My only risk factor is my high LDL of 151. Also, my HDL is 96, so I am looking GREAT there! I am actually concerned that my HDL will drop some with my new diet. ... (11 replies)
Co-enzyme Q10
Sep 16, 2005
... Total 221, HDL 62, LDL 141, Triglyc. 89, Ratio 3. ... (16 replies)
... I feel your concern completely. My LDL used to be almost as high around 140. After dropping fast food and rich foods for almost three years now I managed to get my LDL down to 75. ... (11 replies)
Proper Diet
Jul 6, 2006
... U can do a web search for cholesterol lowering foods. It is hard to have an exact diet for cholesterol, as not everything works the same for each person. ... (16 replies)
... There are other cholesterol lowering agents you can try before Lipitor. Did your doctor suggest trying over the counter niacin or prescription Niaspan? ... (3 replies)
... ou will want Prime rib at Christmas... if you haven't been previously exercising daily, you will get tired of constant exercise. To think you can give up all the foods you like and exercise for the rest of your life is just plain not realistic. ... (35 replies)
... l. It is a fat but it is a good kind of fat so use it in place of the bad kind of fat. Butter, lard, Crisco, margarine are examples of bad kinds of fat. Avoid foods with these kinds of fats in them. Olive and canola oil are good kinds of fat. ... (3 replies)
... g with other dietary changes. I began taking niacin and other supplements. Through those means, I got my TC down from a high of 260 in 2001 to 190 in December. LDL went from 159 to 101 in that period. ... (7 replies)
... A regular cholesterol test gives you very limited info to work with. But based on what you posted, your LDL certainly appears elevated. What are your triglyceride numbers? ... (9 replies)
... Another upset is lowering of my HDL from 40 to 34. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you very much for your encouraging info. I have been really down since I received the number. I will be very dedicated to this and I can still eat dark chocolate I thought I would have to eliminate that, thank heavens.:D I drink a cup of green tea every day, have been for the past year. Maybe I will have 2 cups a day instead. Again thanks for the encouragement!:) (14 replies)
... I wouldn't be too concerned with low fat, high fat etc... whats most important is to keep processed foods out and stick with basic healthy unprocessed foods. Plenty of information on the net about this. ... (14 replies)
... I don't suppose your doctor has ever read that women who are pregnant, who intend to become pregnant , or could become pregnant should NOT be on cholesterol lowering medications. A lack of cholesterol in the developing fetus is KNOWN to cause serious birth defects. ... (5 replies)
... Should certain foods be avoided i.e. red meats? ... (2 replies)

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