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... It's vitamin B3. When taken in high doses, it can raise the HDL level in many people. The same can occur from fish oil, alcohol, and exercise. There is some relation in mechanisms between the latter three. ... (23 replies)
... Yes, I believe that cholesterol levels can be too low, and your husband's level already approaches a rather low level. But just how low is too low has not been determined. His original cholesterol level of 208 was really not that high at all. ... (19 replies)
... I'm not personally a fan of fibrates, but it's better than having a cholesterol over 600. Niaspan might be the better choice though, as it will also help HDL. ... (4 replies)

Illogical or not?
Jan 30, 2007
... cup of pasta and swedish meat sauce. I banged my head against the wall trying to come up with a salad dressing that was healthy and low in food allergens and calories. ... (15 replies)
... Why do I not advocate diets very low in meat and eggs? ... (12 replies)
... When I had my first cholesterol screening test in the very early 70's as I recall when even HDL and LDL or triglycerides weren't really made anything of, I was in the upper 230's and I believe I was told that was a bit high, 200 is healthier. ... (14 replies)
... this kind of opinion? ... (12 replies)
... like 16 times better at predicting future heart disease than total cholesterol level alone. ... (12 replies)
... level of 4000, yes 4000. ... (4 replies)
HIGH Triglycerides
Apr 23, 2006
... All these are quite uncommon and not unlike the low risk of statins but should be watched for. Liver function should be monitored by a blood test every couple months at first. ... (10 replies)
... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. Then send... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... I also have a cholesterol level of 700. ... (20 replies)
... I have been reading your thread for a couple of days now. Even though I am preparing to bolt out of here to spend some time in France, I wanted to give you a little information on what I think is going on with you, and what you can expect. ... (23 replies)
High Cholesterol
May 4, 2008
... I also am a bit skeptical of the link between high cholesterol and heart disease. ... (3 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. The majority of the triglycerides in your bloodstream are the fats formed in your liver from excess carbohydrates that you have consumed. ... (1 replies)
... This is one reason that high triglycerides alone are an independent risk factor for heart diease. ... (5 replies)
... Beware of using oils in large quantity to combat triglycerides. ... (14 replies)
Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... Those are excellent numbers, especially your high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. And don't worry about that LDL of 170 because that number isn't accurate. ... (7 replies)
... That, from Dr. Donald B. Hunninghake who predicted the change at a conference sponsored by the American College of Cardiology. ... (38 replies)

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