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... Nearly all dietary cholesterol comes from animal fat of some type... like chicken or beef or meat, eggs, and milk products like cheese or cream or butter or milk. ... (11 replies)
... By diet and exercise, I was able to lower my total cholesterol from around 240 to an average of 190 without a drop in HDL. From what I have read, most people will see a drop in numbers with proper diet and exercise. ... (40 replies)
... Only you can decide how much risk you are willing to take. But both high cholesterol and drugs present some risks. In all probability your risk is low of having a cardiovascular event in the next few years. ... (8 replies)

... For the first time in my life my cholesterol is high. I've always had low cholesterol and so do my parents. ... (12 replies)
... It has not been proven that statin drugs do women any good. They are handing out these drugs like candy when only men between the ages of 45 to 65, with known heart disease should even take this stuff. Research that for yourself. ... (4 replies)
... anged THAT much with regards this number. Of course, much more STRINGLENT limits are now put on people with heart problems or several risk factors for developing it in the future. ... (14 replies)
... you can make further adjustment to diet after your next blood test. ... (7 replies)
... however, my cholesterol numbers cause doctors coast to coast to question how I am alive. ... (11 replies)
... I am SOOO fond of the GALLBLADDER FLUSH and I do it faithfully once a year. ... (9 replies)
... If it were me, I'd test now to see where you are at, but inform the doctor that regardless of the results, you intend to take at least another six months or a year of lifestyle changes before you would even consider a statin or other medication. ... (7 replies)
Crestor....
Dec 18, 2005
... Do U have all your numbers to post? ... (11 replies)
... Hello, Jsachs, It takes time to lower LDL. You mentioned that you are on a low fat diet. Also, you're not that bad. You're off by just 9 points. Docs like total cholesterol to be lower than 200. Some docs won't prescribe medication unless you're above 240 for the total cholesterol. How low fat is it? ... (22 replies)
... the mortality rate of those that take statins is no better than those that don't. Kind of makes you want to give up. ... (7 replies)
... JJ.. unfortunately this happened to my mother. Her arteries were clean as a while when an angiogram was done. Her cholesterol always ran 265ish. Her doctor in all her glory insisted that she had to go on a cholesterol medication. She ended up in a wheel chair. ... (2 replies)
... yr olds and statins, but they don't apply to my mom or dad. ... (12 replies)
... LDL ratio you may not need to worry... ... (6 replies)
... D Hubby just had a drs. appt. yesterday too, but that's ok, he has 2 more next week, so I am writing it down NOW and will take it with me to the drs. Maybe if he takes it he can lower some of his meds. and I could get my numbers a lil lower. ... (6 replies)
... I totally agree with you that her hubby needs some kind of a wakeup call. I know I may have sounded harsh in my reply, but she seems to be doing all she can, especially with 7 children, and one only 3 months old. ... (14 replies)
... Why does your dr. want your TC below what it is already? ... (25 replies)
... Liolill, I just started a statin-alternative - it's called Policosanol. I've been on it about 6 weeks so far (it usually takes 8-12 weeks to reach maximum effectiveness). Everyone on my Mom's side of the family (except my Mom, oddly enough - but all my cousins and uncles), and my older brother, have high cholesterol. Not sure about my younger brother - I don't think he's... (25 replies)


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