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Cholesterol test
Jan 12, 2008
... This is true that alcolhol effects your triglyceride levels... but to say it "distorts" these numbers is not accurate at all. I would say that the true distortion would be caused by changing your diet right before the blood test just so that some numbers look good. In short... a lie. ... (3 replies)
... I encouraged my husband to get his cholesterol checked at his last physical for the first time. Mine is insanely low at 140, i've had it tested many times in my life. ... (9 replies)
... I am SOOO fond of the GALLBLADDER FLUSH and I do it faithfully once a year. ... (9 replies)

... and I felt a slight constriction in my throat. The throat symptom did not recur on subsequent doses, and the lip tingling is now much less noticeable. ... (9 replies)
... we originally feared it could be her appendics, and I took her to the ER on 2 occasions. ... (9 replies)
... You are absolutely right. I pay for these tests and I should have copies of my medical records and tests. I have a right to them AND if I change doctors I have these to give to him. Thanks for this advice. ... (30 replies)
... Hi, Everyone. I'm a new member to these boards. ... (13 replies)
... I agree fully with you. It does not make any sense if you eat hamburgers every day and then all of a sudden eat like a vegetarian for two weeks and have your lipid test performed. In deed it will not give you a full accurate reading of your true numbers. ... (19 replies)
... that they ask you if you have eaten on the day of your cholesterol test and for these tests they prefere an overnight fast, but I wonder really how accurate can the test be if you have had something high in cholesterol the day before. ... (3 replies)
... I position on this is that you should not adjust your diet one bit the day or week before your cholesterol tests. The goal is not to fool the cholesterol test... the goal is to understand your blood lipids based on your "normal" diet. ... (19 replies)
... like it said to do and we decided it was not something that worked into our eating schedule so don't really know how well it works. So many things can influence a test, for instance what did you eat the day before and were you fasting when the test blood was drawn. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks the reply. ... (4 replies)
... I am male, 35 years old. I'm 5' 8" and weigh about 195lb. Despite what my BMI implies, I'm not obese, but am a little bit overweight as I have a stocky muscular build. ... (3 replies)
... There really aren't any signs of having high cholesterol, unless you let it go on so long that you have a heart attack or stroke. What you can or can't eat will depend a lot upon how bad your cholesterol is. Before a blood test, eat a light meal. ... (3 replies)
... I have been lurking around this newsgroup and this topic for awhile now and appreciate all the help and advice that you guys have given. I am going to see my doctor again next Tuesday since I had my most recent blood tests last week. ... (12 replies)
... I've had that reaction to bacon, eggs, sausage, and most beef for five years now, wondering the whole while what was wrong with me. ... (9 replies)
... I drank the night before, nothing too extreme. ... (3 replies)
... Was this a fasting test of 10 to 12 hrs.? ... (15 replies)
New lab numbers
Jun 9, 2003
... Thanks to everyone for your replies. I know stress is terrible and have worked very hard to relief alot of mine since my brother's death. I have actually done a pretty good job, if I say so myself. ... (6 replies)
... is due exclusively to the increased triglycerides, they are divided by 5 and added in as cholesterol. ... (14 replies)

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