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... There is suggestion of reduced hdl with smoking, but even that is not conclusive. I have never read studies that link smoking to elevated ldl. How did you associate a correlation between ldl reduction and smoking cessation? ... (9 replies)
... Phil58, I kinda agree with what you said about smoking tho. ... (13 replies)
... Anyhow I tried lowering with diet and plant sterols and it came down some but not enough so now I take pills. ... (9 replies)

... Good luck quitting. My wife quit when we started dating. She was more of a closet smoker then anything else. Had I known she smoked, we would have never dated. Ocassionally she says she could eat a cigarette, even two years later. It's extremely tough for you because of the smoke at home. Good luck (13 replies)
... Believe me, snuff is just as addictive. I tried quitting once or twice, but was never able to get through the second day. Maybe I just didn't want to stop badly enough. I don't know. ... (13 replies)
... My hdl was 28 8 weeks ago! ... (7 replies)
... In practice the risk is reduced even more because there are other beneficial affects to stopping smoking. In particular it is well known that smoking brings about the oxidation of LDL. Oxidised LDL is the small dense nasty stuff that gets into the artery walls. ... (13 replies)
... quitting smoking, and taking flax seed oil. I read about doing a liver cleanse to also lower cholesterol, so I did one about 2 months ago. ... (5 replies)
... I also found that it says macademia nuts, grapefruit juice, oranges, olive oil, apples, grapes, and fish may all also help raise your HDL. ... (7 replies)
Hdl and smoking
Jun 5, 2009
... how long does it take for hdl levels to rise afer quitting smoking? ... (2 replies)
... It's interesting that this topic is currently being discussed havine just run across this very issue a few days ago. I was at the hospital doing my weekly thing and visited with a patient on the floor who was in there because he had just had an MI at the age of 40. ... (9 replies)
... You can improve that triglyceride number greatly by avoiding alcohol and sugar. ... (13 replies)
... First and foremost, I think you need to stop smoking. Smokers on average have lower HDL levels, so I think that if you stop smoking there is a good chance that you will experience an increase in HDL. ... (7 replies)
Cholesterol Test
Jul 6, 2004
... I assumed that was your reason for posting. Low HDL is a risk factor.. ... (7 replies)
... Although not everyone can run, burning between 1,200 and 1,500 calories each week doing aerobic exercise can have dramatic results. ... (34 replies)
... years old. I have hypothyroidism and take meds for that. ... (6 replies)
... About 15 years ago he stopped smoking, and switched to snuff. His HDL has since gone up to about 80. Of course, he has also been taking other supplements, such as garlic and niacin. ... (23 replies)
... that not only helps with cholesterol, but overall health and longevity, and it just makes you feel better too... ... (6 replies)
... I'm not sure I agree that one's choice of heating healthy for life is unattainable. Personally, I've flushed out all bad food from my diet for the last 2 months and am very glad about it. ... (23 replies)
... You MUST get that HDL up's the "heart" of your problem. ... (4 replies)

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