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... Over the last 6 years my total chol has steadily increased from 219 to 234, so naturally I want to try and improve this. ... (6 replies)
Test Results ughh
Feb 24, 2010
... Below are my test results from yesterday. I am a little bothered because my doctor wants to up my dose based on the numbers below and I think they are fine. My ratio is excellent. When I first started on lipitor I took 10mg and it wore me out, I can function well on 5mg with no side effects. Does anyone have any thoughts? ... (5 replies)
... more time before starting a lifetime of taking drugs. He did not seem receptive at all to lifestyle changes, just kept talking about metabolic syndrome since my HDL was low and trigs were high. I told him I was going to seek a 2nd opinion because I did not feel comfortable yet with going on drugs. ... (1 replies)

... HDL Ratio 6. ... (32 replies)
... hdl ratio 5. ... (5 replies)
... Those newer numbers aren't that bad. In fact, according to the guidelines, if you have NO other risk factors (diabetic, coronary disease, high bp,etc), you should not require medication at all! Also, in my humble opinion :D , he should have started you on 10mg first and then test. He must to liver tests if he puts you on Lipitor! (9 replies)
... Thank you! Agree that I've a 'modest' need for statins now but if I lose some weight I'm sure I won't and sugar number will go down. Just need to get really motivated --- For now I'll take the very low dose statin and re-test in a couple of months to see if that's helping -- doc called in a script for the Zocor generic today after I phoned his office so he's on-board... (12 replies)
... HDL ratio 3. ... (12 replies)
Need Advice!!
Mar 22, 2004
... HDL ratio 9. ... (6 replies)
... First office led me to believe this was bad due to the highs out of range but internist was very happy with. My LDL is fine, trig fine. The HDL being high is apparently a very good thing. ... (2 replies)
... I know my HDL is low, but that's always been a chronically low number for me. ... (2 replies)
... hdl ratio 6. ... (6 replies)
... NON HDL CHOL. ... (0 replies)
... hdl ratio of 18. At the time he was just diagnosed with gluten intolerance, though that had little to do with his poor cholesterol results. ... (5 replies)
... sorry I didn't have my lab results when I initially posted...I was just able to retrieve them. Here they are (the last column are reference values): TRIGLYCERIDE 104 <150 mg/dL CHOLESTEROL 118 <200 mg/dL HDL 37 >39 mg/dL Non HDL CHOLESTEROL 81 <130 mg/dL (2 replies)
... Hi, All :wave: I don't post too much over here, but I do read often to see how others are managing their cholesterol with or without meds. I'd asked a question a few months ago about types/amounts of fish oil and had some helpful responses. I wanted to go ahead and share my new blood results. 4/28/08 Trigs - 403 HDL - 46 LDL - not calculated because the trigs were... (5 replies)
... Jane, Your problem appears to be the high triglycerides, and statins are not good at lowering them - they work on LDL. Your HDL is very good, as is your LDL/HDL ratio. Your LDL level was probably 'calculated', not directly measured, and part of the calculation is based on the triglycerides. So if you lower the trigs, your LDL will go down also. The chances of liver... (27 replies)
... This ratio is more important than the total chol count. ... (4 replies)
... HDL ratio a whopping 2! ... (3 replies)
... HDL Ratio 3. ... (1 replies)

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