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Dec 19, 2005
... are somewhat elevated, but they are not entirely off the radar screen. I certainly don't go along with your doctor's recommendation that you should be taking the strongest statin out there...Crestor. If the objective is to simply lower cholesterol, just about any statin will do that. ... (11 replies)
... as well as taking a good fish oil and Vitamin C. ... (2 replies)
... I assume you are asking about the amount of fish oil to take? ... (23 replies)

... fish oil my numbers were around 286 total, I have since changed my diet started taking the above and my numbers went through the roof 319. ... (6 replies)
Fish Oil Results
Apr 5, 2005
... Here is the results of my cholesterol lowering plan with no medications. I have been taking a pharmaceutical grade fish oil 10,000mg per day. ... (27 replies)
... however some have severe muscle aches and loss of strength, especially in the leg muscles. I took lipitor 40 mgs for 2 months and immediately noticed legs pains so reduced to 20 mgs per day for last 4 months. ... (8 replies)
... which is a miserable failure. The claim that high cholesterol causes heart attacks and strokes is debatable and there is little, if any, evidence that statins reduce the risk of heart disease or stoke. ... (29 replies)
... I'm a 40 year old female. I've got high cholesterol. I tried taking Lipitor and Zocor for a few years, but ended up with severe pains...that was the same time I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, so it's hard to say what came first. ... (7 replies)
... I would appreciate any discussion by those who think my total and ldl are too low. Also, any opinions on the relationship to testosterone and Prolactin levels. ... (11 replies)
... they can cause insulin intolerance and diabetes, which will definitely have a negative effect on your cholesterol levels. ... (6 replies)
... Interesting reply about fish oil causing LDL to go up. I also cannot take fish oil as it raises my LDL ridiculously high. My DR said to stop taking fish oil completely and we'll retest again before he puts me on meds. Keeping my fingers crossed. I really don't want to go on meds if I don't have to. ... (8 replies)
... SloNiacin daily, and CoQ10. ... (13 replies)
... Yes, I did indeed try the natural route for many months, and I was very faithful in taking all the supplements every day. It was expensive too! ... (7 replies)
... Vitamins are great for you, but will do little, if anything, to improve your cholesterol numbers. Omega3 fatty acids, the beneficial component of fish oil, is a proven benefit in your quest for a healthy heart. However, it too has considerable limitations as to how much it can do. ... (4 replies)
... Crestor almost done me in. Of course I had severe adverse reactions to all statin medications, but crestor was the last statin that I tried and when the usual "unexplained muscle pain" began, I continued to take it. After 8 days on the med I was in bed. Extreme kidney pain and no strength. ... (32 replies)
... also known as ubiquinone. It is a vital enzyme that is used by the mitochondria in all your muscle cells and aids in the production of energy for the muscles. ... (22 replies)
... I've been on Crestor 20mg for the past 2 months. I've also been taking 3600mg of fish oil per day. My total cholesterol has dropped to 295 and trigs to 260. I've heard several people mention bad side effects from statins. I've had no side effects whatsoever. ... (6 replies)
Dec 19, 2005
... If you were really careful about following that routine, I'll bet that within three months you could bring your triglycerides down to 125 or so and your other numbers to much better than you have now, as well, without any medication. ... (11 replies)
... hat information. I have not been told what level to aim for. What complicates my situation is a chronic kidney disease. It perpetuates the inflammatory processes and also effects the cardiac function. I still have a lot of reading to do. ... (3 replies)
... First off, great board. It's funny how only a small percentage of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)

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