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... and LDL went from 161 to 126. Maybe it was a fluke, as I have never had numbers that low, but it is worth a try. I also switched from regular American cheese to low fat cottage cheese, and eat a container of Columbo low fat or fat free yogurt at nite as a snack. ... (17 replies)
New lab numbers
May 31, 2003
... Ok, last November I had a cholesterol test done. That year before I was admittedly overweight, eating horribly and not excerising. ... (6 replies)
... Apparently, the data was found to be so alarming that the researchers of the study called for statistical reanalysis of data from all existing cholesterol studies, using better statistical models that actually reflect true risk. ... (6 replies)

... Many questions. I am sure the debate will go on for a while yet before a true answers will be found. According to some guide lines cholesterol at 126 is far too low! Also low fat diets are now being reported as bad for your health! True or false? ... (26 replies)
... I too thought a fatty liver was an ENLARGED liver. I went to ER with a pain in upper and lower LEFT quadrant. My spleen area HURT and felt enlarged to me. ... (20 replies)
Posting my numbers
Mar 13, 2001
... I thought I would post my numbers and welcome any opinions. Nov 1998 TC 228 HDL 39 Ratio 5.8 these results were by fingerstick Started exercise program and improved diet Started beta blocker for hypertension (0 replies)
... Your's aren't too out of whack, but U need to try and get your HDL up, that is the good cholesterol. Mine use to be up in the high 50's low 60's, have no idea why mine is getting low? ... (5 replies)
... e 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)
... Well it is kinda tuff when U have any family history of heart problems, but as U said, your not really sure. As far as eating, go do a web search on low glycemic foods, also add fiber to your diet, like oatmeal, etc. Stay away from white bread, white potatoes, rice and pasta as much as possible. ... (30 replies)
Dec 18, 2005
... BTW..Having Thyroid problems will up your cholesterol too. ... (11 replies)
... Well I won't know till next test if the newest things I have been doing are still working, but last test was fine. No statins, was on Lipitor and Baycol, MAJOR GI problems, weakness, and developed high BP. Strange, for 59 yrs. it was very low..Hmmmmm Tried Welchol, felt like a constipated whale, so ditched that too. Tried non flush Niacin, still got itchy on a lousy 100... (16 replies)
... Should my focus be on the high Triglycerides, the low HDL or are they both equally important? ... (20 replies)
... Even though your HR is a lil high, your BP is good, so no problem. My old dr. had nice low BP, like 119/75 but had a HR of 90, but he never took anything for it, so don't let it bother U. I agree with Uff, wait 6 months, and then if U start to see a nice change, keep it up, U will be on the right path. About 6 months ago I started with the cinnamon, green tea, love the... (16 replies)
... calcium, a garlic pill and another 500 C. My numbers have been borderline high for years, but I will not take any statins, tried them once, and suffered for way too long even after getting off them, they do NOT agree with me at all. Whatever your doing, keep it up, looks pretty darn good to me. ... (8 replies)
... as a fluke or what, but at least it will keep my dr. off my back for a little while. I also started eating yogurt for a snack at nite, and eating cottage cheese, low fat instead of my reg. American cheese, as I am a cheese lover. Upped my vitamin C to 1,000 mgs. ... (12 replies)

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