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... I just found out on thursday that my colestoral is very high, my Dr. is sending me to a specialest, but the earlyest day is almost 3 months away. My stats are: Total Colestoral : 8.7 mmol/L (336 mg/dl) HDL : .8 mmol/L (30.9 mg/dl) LDL : 7.42 mmol/L (287 mg/dl) Tri : 2.4 mmol/L (212.5 mg/dl) TC/HDL : 11.6 from what I am seeing some of these are kinda high. (7 replies)
... I think you might want to look up the "purpose of LDL" also "what the body uses LDL for". You will probably be surprised that LDL is necessary for the heart to produce energy. ... (20 replies)
... Well if U remember correctly, we had this discussion a few months ago, and that is just about when hubby has his Mibi tests, still showing the slight blockage. After hearing that, I was convinced statins DO NOT clear blocked arteries. As I have said over and over, if someone can take those drugs with no problems, fine, just don't expect me to take them, or hubby, we had our... (17 replies)

... A lot of people believe that just because statins dramatically lower LDL, that plaque buildup can be halted, or even reversed. But I don't quite buy it. I think those claims are wildly exaggerated in order to promote these drugs. ... (17 replies)
... She said that I need to lower my LDL because she is afraid of me being "prediabetic", did not mention CAD or heart disease. ... (5 replies)
... I posted on the heart forum, but wanted feedback here too.. as to ways to lower my LDL. ... (20 replies)
... Yes, I know what you are saying about Cholesterol being to low. I asked the doctor about it and he said that "no, they can actually go lower with no problem, and can actually go as low as 90." But again, I guess , to me at least, will be how I feel. ... (17 replies)
... I really do believe that you should consider supplementing with high doses of vitamin C and vitamin E. Vitamin E helps prevent LDL from becoming oxidized, which is important. ... (30 replies)
... I was placed on statins to lower my cholesterol as quickly as possible. I went from 225 LDL to 113 in 6 weeks, changed to another statin then went to 79 LDL after 4 weeks. Unfortunately my HDLs also dropped 54 to 45 to 35. I agree with what both Mike and Lenin stated. ... (10 replies)
... OR ... you can go the alternative route and not take meds. Red Yeast Rice lowered my LDL in 3 weeks. Flush Niacin can raise your LDL, but you have to start very slowly with it to avoid intense flushing. ... (2 replies)
... Will Zetia help raise HDL or does it only lower LDL? ... (0 replies)
... erent types of food throughout history. Some where high in protein and fat from animal sources and low in carbohydrate, and some were higher in carbohydrate and lower in animal products. Some at more fish, others at little if any fish. ... (13 replies)
... one key factor which you have going for you is your relatively high HDL. It is certainly possible to raise this level significantly higher, and at the same time lower your LDL, and without prescription drugs. That would improve your ratios considerably, and greatly lower your overall risk. ... (13 replies)
... I totally agree with you about oxidized LDL. LDL by itself is not a problem at all. We need enough LDL to remain in good health, too. ... (12 replies)
... times better at predicting heart disease that total cholesterol alone. A ratio of 5.0 is considered "average" risk, with the lower the number, the lower the risk and the higher the number the higher the risk. A ratio of 2.0 or less is considered to be very low risk. ... (19 replies)
... f of them, but for those of us who have severe problems, we need alternative solutions. We come to this site to try and get advice and ideas of what we can do to lower our numbers with an alternative solution, not to be told if we don't take them we are dying. ... (25 replies)
... Your cholesterol should drop pretty significantly and quickly on Crestor. However, Crestor is a very potent statin, so you should be on the watch for any sudden, chronic, unexplained muscle pains. ... (27 replies)
... Plus remember that his numbers look to be much much lower now, actually quite angelic. If my doc is correct arteries should start to clean, just as mine ought to. ... (23 replies)
... What the researchers found was that LDL cholesterol levels, a key blood lipid indicator to lower in treating heart disease, were lowest in patients with the greatest amount of plaque reduction. ... (25 replies)
... Dude, can I call you dude? :-) I was about your age when I had my cholesterol checked at a health fair and my cholesterol was off the chart, the highest reading they had was 279 and the machine just said "high" for my reading. At that point, I started eating better, I jogged every other day and the days I didn't job, I was at the gym. I got down to 165lbs, I was a lean... (7 replies)

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