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... I've always been on the high side for triglycerides my whole life. 200, 300, 400's not that abnormal but total cholesterol usually around 200 with my HDL's being a little low. ... (2 replies)
... ago and it was high. Doctor of course wanted to put me on meds but I declined. Told him I wanted to try diet and exercise first. He wasn't thrilled, but I wasn't really giving him a choice. ... (5 replies)
... HDL ratio should be 2.5 or less. Yours is 2.2, which is within the range. The two factors which are really in your favor are your high HDL and low triglycerides. ... (8 replies)

... especially a high LDL but, thankfully, also a high HDL count and low triglycerides. ... (8 replies)
... ive heard several things about these numbers in correlation. im not concerned so much as curious if my cholesterol really should be considered high in a negative way? ... (1 replies)
... To a large degree, the high HDL and low triglycerides cancels out the higher LDL. The high HDL also improves your ratio. For ex. ... (5 replies)
Question?
Dec 25, 2004
... Instead of measuring VLDL, they can approximate it by measuring the triglycerides and dividing by 5, but this only works when triglycerides are in the "normal" range. Triglycerides over 400 result in the inability to accurately calculate the LDL. ... (4 replies)
... carb diet may possibly be best for someone in your situation. You really should cut way back on the starches, sugars, breads, pasta, or any other white flour products. ... (7 replies)
... If so, I wouldn't concern myself. The lower your triglycerides, the better. It's really best to keep triglycerides under 100 if possible. High triglycerides often correlate with a high carbohydrate diet. ... (7 replies)
... Yes and no. Will a low fat diet? ... (6 replies)
... I never had my LDL measured, nor did I ever request that it be done. In my case, I'm really not too concerned, and no doctor has ever suggested that I should be on a statin. The last time I had my cholesterol checked was in 2002. ... (33 replies)
... any drugs based on those numbers. The risks just don't justify the benefits, if any in your case. Of particular importance is your very high HDL level and very low triglyceride level. That high of an HDL is very protective. ... (8 replies)
... Those numbers are a bit low. But if he is feeling OK, there is probably nothing to worry about. Some people just have naturally low serum cholesterol. Those triglycerides are a bit high probably because of the diabetes. Excess blood glucose finds its way to the liver, where it is converted into triglycerides. ... (2 replies)
... is associated with low numbers of small dense LDL and more of the larger fluffier LDL. High triglycerides is associated with more of the small dense LDL associated with cardiovascular disease. So from this perspective, your numbers don't really look that bad. ... (8 replies)
... he deficit calories with fat is that your body continues to rely on carbs as the main energy source. And you continue to be plagued by volatile blood sugars. You really need to go the whole hog to get the benefits of a low carb diet. ... (10 replies)
... dl. range for triglycerides is EXTREMELY dangerous. He should be taking something to lower it immediately and work out the long term strategy at his leisure. This is a safer approach. ... (12 replies)
... just got my numbers back after being on the "protein power" diet and my total chol. is 188, but triglycerides is 26. alan, is this considered too low? ... (2 replies)
... lowering drugs. It is highly unlikely that cholesterol and triglycerides that high comes from diet alone. A vegan diet does not assure a good cholesterol level. The body makes its own cholesterol. ... (8 replies)
Lower Numbers??
Dec 10, 2006
... Of course, if you are someone who has a miserably low HDL level, and all attempts to raise it have failed, then lowering LDL becomes a more viable option. ... (24 replies)
... A combo of high triglycerides and low HDL is often called metabolic syndrome or Syndrome X and is related to poor sugar control and pre or actual diabetes and obesity, especially big bellies. ... (2 replies)


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