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... A very useful benchmark - thanks! (6 replies)
... I took pravachol for 2 or 3 years. It seemed to have the least amount of side effects out of the 3 statins I have been on... but also improved my cholesterol numbers the least. Stick with it to see how it goes. ... (6 replies)
... term success of this procedure. In previous studies statins have failed to prevent restenosis. ... (54 replies)

... Moxie, that is an interesting article, but something caught my eye, the part that said that people with "NORMAL" cholesterol had the highest progression of Alzheimer's. Doesn't that say to us that it is not the cholesterol but rather something else causing the raise in Alzheimer's? ... (8 replies)
... Most cholesterol is manufactured in the liver, not acquired from food. The differences among people in cholesterol levels are mainly due to differences in the amount the liver produces, not to differences in diet. Further, cholesterol in the diet inhibits cholesterol production by the liver. ... (44 replies)
... I take just 25 mg. Atenolol every morning. I'm told I don't really NEED it, but my internist said it helps with palpitations, etc. Cardiologist also thinks taking it is fine though he was not the one to recommend it. ... (8 replies)
... I posted a couple of days ago concerning this but it seems like either the title wasn't provocative enough or the thread got overlooked. So I'm kind of reposting with a more URGENT sounding title, hoping that someone might help answer some of my questions... ... (9 replies)
Apr 6, 2004
... he gives me the basic "lower your cholesterol" diet but if I were to follow that I'd probably blow away with the next strong breeze. ... (0 replies)
... Taking CoQ10 is a good idea. Th dosage is speculative. I take 100mg day of the highly soluble variety. ... (9 replies)
... Congratulations. That is great and quite beneficial from a health perspective. That is probably the second best thing you've done to reduce your risk of heart disease. ... (8 replies)
... I wish I were able to do the same. Unfortunately, I do have several other risk factors. My doctor had been making noises about gettting me on statins for several years, but I resisted. My TC was 275 in 2001, 260 in 2002, 247 in 2003. Those drops were with dietary changes alone. ... (20 replies)
... I have, like many subscribers to these boards, have an intolerance to statins. At this stage with none of the very serious side effects that so many others have. ... (4 replies)

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