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... I was diagnosed with high cholesterol a little over a month ago. I'm 36 years old 5' 11" 150 lbs.Total was 247,hdl 41,ldl 201, tri 71.I was told that I needed statins.My Dr. immediately prescribed me Crestor 10 mg. ... (15 replies)
Jan 7, 2004
... to avoid the flushing. But I was told, by many sources, that it is the "flush" niacin that is needed to reduce cholesterol. ... (5 replies)
... saturated fat and can last for long periods of time exposed to air and not become rancid. ... (26 replies)

... Cutting out meat and eggs and dairy and any saturated fat is not the answer if you want to keep you HDL at a good level. The atkins diet has been shown to lower cholesterol, while increasing HDL and Lowering trigs. ... (10 replies)
... density lipoprotein cholesterol in all patients with acute myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease. ... (33 replies)
... Yes I have read the "studies" on policosanol.They concentrate on lowering cholesterol NUMBERS.Also,the claims are based on studies,as you state,on animals for any other benefit from the policosanol. ... (44 replies)
... I congratulate you on trying exercise and diet to alter your lipid values. But you do have rather elevated lipid values there, so medication may eventually be needed. ... (30 replies)
... Did the Vytorin trials take into account particle sizes, or was it a regular cholesterol testing? ... (8 replies)
... no other heart disease risk factors. The experts who wrote the guidelines estimated the number of Americans taking statins should nearly triple, from 13 million to 36 million. ... (7 replies)
... Last night my doctor told me that I need to go on statin drugs. I'm thinking about seeing another doctor. Let me explain some background .... ... (4 replies)
Please help
Mar 11, 2003
... It is possible to try exercise first. I think the reason most doctors want to throw pills at you from the start is that most people quite simply are not going to make a concerted effort to change. ... (4 replies)
... quality starches before. And getting your trigs down will also reduce your LDL. ... (7 replies)
... LDL ratio you may not need to worry... ... (6 replies)
... with no medication for the past six years or so, this was soon to change. ... (3 replies)
... Bernadette, I agree with most of what you say but I have to say this, when they said my husband's cholesterol was too high they said "no eggs" well we stopped eating them and as a result my low cholesterol went up. ... (42 replies)
... D and your neighbor, if he does this on occassion and not all the time has found life to be quite pleasurable! ... (42 replies)
... It's a bit hard to understand and argue with some of your logic, but I'll give it a try. ... (42 replies)
... Hi Miriam. I don't quite seem to understand your doctor's logic. If you have had problems with statins, the very last thing you would want to do is to go back on them. You need more time than that. Supplements often do not work quite so speedily as drugs. ... (18 replies)

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