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... I guess high cholesterol gives IMMORTALITY to some! ... (5 replies)
... but there are two types of LDL, Lpa and Lpb, with Lpa being light fluffy type and Lpb being more dense and the type of more concern. With low triglyceride levels such as yours, the Lpa tends to predominate, which is good and may explain your slightly elevated LDL numbers. ... (3 replies)
... Note that these levels give a total of 135 mg/dl (60 + 60 + 60/5) and a total / HDL ratio of 2.25. People in rural China reportedly have total cholesterol average around that range. Given their high level of physical exercise (manual labor doing farming and other work) and low levels of body fat, it would not be surprising if their HDL / LDL / VLDL breakdown were similar... (11 replies)

... Tricor is usually prescribed for high triglycerides but sometimes for low HDL. It might be better for your son to try some natural remedies to raise his HDL before resorting to medication. Tricor can cause some of the same side effects as statins. I would suggest he eat walnuts, pecans, etc. ... (1 replies)
... up with fasting bloodwork and received a big shock. Last year my cholesterol was in the 190's with HDL and LDL within normal limits. ... (5 replies)
... Ok, that is better, but your TC and LDL are still kind of high even with a nice HDL. Don't know if U are on anything or not, but I would try really hard to get those 2 numbers down. ... (25 replies)
... Yeah, my LDL is on the high side, but my ratio is pretty good, 2.32. ... (9 replies)
... Oldguy, your trigylceride/HDL ratio of 270/37 doesn't look good from a heart disease risk standpoint (a ratio of 5 and below is considered low risk with the lower the number the better - the lower the number indicates low triglycerides and high HDL). Your triglyceride/HDL ratio also indicates a diet higher in refined carbohydrates and lower in good quality protein (meat),... (14 replies)
... I'm 44 and just had a cholesterol test done with a new doc. My total cholesterol is 279, which the doc thinks is too high. LDL is 170, HDL is 79, Triglycerides are 149. These numbers put my ratio at 2. ... (3 replies)
... reading, it appears that even the "alternative" theorists concede that individuals with VERY high cholesterol may in fact be at higher risk of heart disease. ... (13 replies)
... Your numbers are not that bad due tot he fact that your HDL is very good. ... (9 replies)
... I mistook something for something...and made a mistake doing so. Of course, redherring's triglycerides are just fine and usually what one shows on a low carb diet. I think I did the calculation while trying to raise my HDL's with CABERNET! ... (6 replies)
... the other hand, consists of mostly small, dense particles, and is considered more dangerous and prone to oxidation. Pattern A more often than not coincides with high HDL and low triglyceride levels, while Pattern B is more strongly associated with low HDL and high triglycerides. ... (18 replies)
... That's very interesting about the good LDL fraction being more strongly correlated to low triglyceride levels. Until I visited this message board, I wasn't even aware that there was a good and bad fraction of LDL. ... (5 replies)
... chovancd, high cholesterol and diabetes are two of the cluster of symptoms associated with Syndrome X. ... (22 replies)
... ulprit. Large fat LDLs are probably harmless, or close to it. So a regular cholesterol test isn't always useful in determining a person's true risk. That said, a high HDL is generally good to have and your low triglycerides are also great. ... (9 replies)
... Weho, Niacin is great at raising HDL, but don't go mixing it with Lipitor without first talking to a doctor. Do try to lose weight and get more exercise. Walking is best. Start slowly and keep increasing your distance every day. Aim for about 2-3 miles three or four days a week. Most importantly, you should try to cut back on carbohydrates. A low-carb diet often works... (12 replies)
... are all within the normal ranges. The combination of high HDL and low triglycerides is particularly beneficial. This combination is far more likely to be consistent with an LDL which is more of a benign nature. ... (1 replies)
Jun 21, 2008
... If you have heart disease, you need to keep your cholesterol levels very low. Fish oil might help. Niacin might help, especially if you have low HDL or high triglycerides. ... (4 replies)
... and your triglycerides are good also. ... (17 replies)

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