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... Hi Lutheran, Your figures, excluding HDL and Trig's are quite good. Both namelessme and I have written several times on the topic of HDL and Trig's. Both of these can be addressed using a 'high pure quality' omega3 fish oil. EPA should equal =>600mg and DHA should =>400mg per day. Depending on the quality, these figures can be obtained from two or three capsules (2gms or... (7 replies)
... Lower my trigs ALOT. What is the best way to lower trigs? ... (7 replies)
... You can lower trigs by cutting back on carbs, anything with starch or sugar. ... (7 replies)

... I want to get my LDL lower then 100 and raise my HDL over 40 and get TG to 130 or so if possible. ... (7 replies)
... If your liver tests look ok and you can tolerate the flush you can up the Niaspan. At higher dosages Niaspan can lower the LDL and TGs in addition to increasing the HDL. Your TGs can be dropped with diet as pointed out by LauraBow. Also TGs can be dropped with fish oil. ... (7 replies)
... Hello Lutheran122, You may want to research the post by Taffyboyo before considering lowering your LDL anymore. A new study shows, as he referenced, that lowering your LDL too low increases your chances of getting cancer. The study apparently notes 108 LDL as being adequate but risk in going any lower. They recommend around 126. The post can be found under "Have you read... (7 replies)
... If your trigs go over 400, there is no way that your ldl can be calculated accurately, either by this commonly used formula, or a direct ldl measurement. ... (12 replies)
Metabolic syndrome
Sep 18, 2004
... I think a distinction should be made here. Cutting carbs will lower trigs, but cutting simple carbs and eating complex carbs will help you lower cholesterol levels without bumping your trigs too much. ... (12 replies)
Mar 8, 2005
... Like lipid said, her numbers aren't all that bad, but her Trigs are a bit above normal, and Lipitor does nothing for Trigs. My husband has elevated Trigs., but good cholesterol numbers, and his old dr. ... (3 replies)
... Rorie...What meds. is your dad on for his Trigs.? Usually folks with diabetes do seem to have high Trigs, my hubby has both also. He was on Lipitor for years, but it did nothing for his Trigs., and like your dad, his TC was fine at 202. He had a lousy reaction to Lipitor and other statin drugs, so now he tries to control his numbers with diet and exercise. They are coming... (5 replies)
... s okay to try Welchol because it doesn't make trigs rise in everyone who takes it. ... (1 replies)
... Not sure what this means since the last time I had my lipid panel, it showed the LDL, this time it didn't. It's not a number that can be typed in, I work there and have seen the machine. It's through a fingerstick. It has to be calculated somehow. I have had allergies way before I started the omeprazole. But that is interesting. Do you think Kaiser would? I was... (15 replies)
... Lipator does not lower trigs. The drug that does is Tricor but that does not touch cholesterol. My wife tried both and although the tricor did lower the trigs she had to stop all drugs because of gall stones that was discovered,. ... (20 replies)
... Your trigs are fine. ... (9 replies)
... VLDL mean very low density levels and your 34 isn't bad at all. Once you get your Trigs. lower the VLDL will lower as to get the Ratio of it you divide your Trigs by 5. Example...168 divided by 5 equals 33.6. ... (7 replies)
... Yep, mother takes those fish oil tablets...they are big. However the fish oil might not lower your cholesterol, but it is important for your heart. Just because there is no number change does not mean it is very important. ... (15 replies)
... and trigs goes down, calculated LDL goes up...and this seems to be an odd notion that to lower trigs will necessarily cause ldl to increase. ... (19 replies)
... Trigs are a bit high cosidered moderate risk. BEst way to lower trigs is reduce carbohydrates. ... (5 replies)
Got the numbers
Apr 4, 2001
... If you go by the figures accepted by mainstream medicine, trigs over 200 would be considered abnormal. Even the cardiologists who otherwise did not have much interest in me said trigs of 400 were "too high". ... (4 replies)
... As you can see, your numbers look great but if you still want to try alternative supplements I have many posts here outlining what you can do to lower LDL, raise HDL and lower Trigs. If you can't find them let me know and I will respond. ... (8 replies)

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