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... To a large degree, the high HDL and low triglycerides cancels out the higher LDL. The high HDL also improves your ratio. For ex. If your total cholesterol was only 150, Triglycerides were 40, LDL was 75 and your HDL was 40. ... (5 replies)
High cholesterol
Feb 8, 2003
... I understand that atenolol and diuretics can adversely affect HDL and Triglycerides but I've only just begun taking them and my doctor says at the low dose there should be no problem. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you! I am trying. It's been at these numbers for ever! I keep reading high tri numbers are dangerous. ... (14 replies)

... Both sugars and fats can be a problem for triglyceride leves, but the worst offender that I found, from personal experience, is ALCOHOL. I run normal triglycerides around 100 but regualr drinking will raise it considerably. ... (15 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)
... Did your doctor provide you with the HDL and triglyceride numbers? ... (4 replies)
... :) Thank u Arizona. i didn't know what trigs were or how it effected my cholesterol. Is 5.15 really bad? I am diabetic and don't eat alot of cookies or breads. I do like corn muffins and biscuits but I limit them due to glucose levels. I don't use margarines, I eat just plain food no salt (yuck) but garlic and pepper. I read somewhere that soy products help lower... (34 replies)
... High levels of triglycerides can thicken the blood, and increase your chances of forming clots and clog blood vessels. For most people, triglycerides can be lowered with a reduced intake of carbohydrates. ... (34 replies)
Raising HDL
Jun 1, 2001
... lyunsaturated vegetable oils were touted for years as being "heart healthy" because they resulted in a slight lowering of LDL. The problem is that they take the HDL down right along with the LDL. ... (3 replies)
... HDL ratio indicates relatively low TC and relatively high HDL. ... (5 replies)
High cholestrol
Sep 3, 2015
... Your triglycerides need to come down and this can be easily be accomplished by consuming Omega 3 fish oil which contains EPA and DHA. ... (7 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". ... (27 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 fact that you did not fast prior to taking the blood test may have had an impact on your triglycerides. Aside from that, your only other shortcoming is the low HDL. Ubernier has already given you some good advice. ... (3 replies)
... is associated with low numbers of small dense LDL and more of the larger fluffier LDL. High triglycerides is associated with more of the small dense LDL associated with cardiovascular disease. So from this perspective, your numbers don't really look that bad. ... (8 replies)
... and high blood sugar readings, back around 13 years ago. I never went on statins or metformin. I preferred to try diet first, before having to get on medications. ... (8 replies)
... I'm 31 male, slim build but have a little pot belly from having low testosterone levels. ... (3 replies)
... Basically, you want HDL to be high and the rest to be low. ... (1 replies)
... Last month I posted that my husband had a horrible test result for his cholesterol and triglycerides. His cholesterol was 248, his triglycerides were 2020 (off the charts) and his Cholesterol/HDL ratio was 8.0. Four weeks later--taking Tricor and Vytorin daily and changing his diet to low-fat, low-carb, many salads and good foods--he was tested again: Cholesterol: 93;... (1 replies)
... for low risk. ... (6 replies)

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