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... Low total cholesterol levels have been shown in many studies to be related to a much greater cancer risk. Very rare does a person with cancer, have an elevated cholesterol. ... (19 replies)
... It is always helpful to post the source of your research so others may also look it up. Here is an interesting report on the subject: Another: (19 replies)
... I researched my question more thoroughly and found that optimal total cholesterol levels should be around 200. Low total cholesterol levels like 140 may increase the risk of stroke. ... (19 replies)

... Wow thanks Arkie! You sure do know a lot. Those are some interesting points. I can understand your frustration, but from the looks of it here in Canada (by what they indicated on my tests results) we're already at that point. I mean, after converting my optimal total cholesterol is <178mg/dl...and that's the max value!!! Also, it was mentioned that one should reduce... (7 replies)
... First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond. You are correct, I do eat meat pretty often; it is part of almost every meal of the day. I do not eat red meat every day, so the meat I eat usually consists of chicken (I would say roughly 10lbs. a month), but I do occasionally (maybe once or twice a month) have pork loin boneless (and trimmed) ribs (with a... (5 replies)
... HDL levels are normal but my cholesterol is high? ... (6 replies)
... are you sure 4.94 falls on cholesterol HDL? ... (6 replies)
... high calories, it would give you the calories to do so but also at a great risk of heart health that I don't think is worth it. You can body build and have low cholesterol at the same time. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Cossette, Current "Official" standards: Total Cholesterol: <200 Desirable 200-239 Borderline High 240 High LDL Cholesterol <100 Optimal (1 replies)
... cholesterol over 50. Some statin drug users drop their total cholesterol below 150. ... (5 replies)
... cholesterol over 50. Some statin drug users drop their total cholesterol below 150. This looks like you. ... (4 replies)
... however, with my total cholesterol being that high and the LDL being that high, he is obviously concerned. It is a dilemma for me and wonder what to do here. ... (3 replies)
... First, some background info. The only health problem I suffer from is acne. I've been following some interesting research about the affects of carbs on acne (as well as many other health problems). I've read the book "Protein Power" which does a great job in pointing out the many health problems related to carb consumption, and so I decided to get tested. Anyhow, here are... (7 replies)
... My doctor looked at my cholesterol levels, from the test six months ago, and suggested that I go on Statins. I disagreed with him and he then agreed with me. Had me scratching my head! ... (6 replies)
... Homocysteine is a better indicator of heart health than total cholesterol. Elevated homocysteine indicates "inflammation". Optimal homocysteine is 6.2 or less. Remedy is the B vitamins, especially folic acid, B6 and B12. ... (23 replies)
... h your LDL of 179, little or no plaque has accumulated in your arteries. But this will only be the case for as long as your HDL and Triglycerides have been at an optimal level. ... (6 replies)
... I don't quite buy into the idea that there is no cholesterol level that is too low. ... (40 replies)
... of the treatment groups undergoing vigorous cholesterol lowering compared with control groups in several of these studies, including patients with severe coronary artery stenoses. ... (33 replies)
New test results
Jan 30, 2004
... Justgettinby, Here's what the doctor is looking for: I hope that helped! (6 replies)
... What Do Cholesterol Test Numbers Mean? ... (1 replies)


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