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Dec 25, 2004
... times better at predicting future heart disease risk than total choleserol alone. ... (4 replies)
... I wouldn't be too concerned with your slightly elevated total cholesterol or LDL. ... (9 replies)
Test results
Jun 29, 2009
... Back in mid-april I went into doc for physical and labs. Came back high for cholesterol in which I started 145mg of Tricor daily. Since then I have modified my diet and cut back on all junk and started excercising daily. Walking 2.5-3miles a day.WhicH i lost 25lbs within that time Went for labs again last week and got numbers back triglycerides: 207 down from 276 total... (8 replies)

... Hi Oldguy, I thank you for your information. The TIA was called a mini-stroke. I have no depression. My endrocrinologist identified my adrenal problem as hyperplasia. Cortisol was OK. My Thyroid has been checked 4 times in the past year. The latest was done on 7/12/2001. The levels were: TSH---.74----.47 to 5.01 range T-4---.90----.71 to 1.85 range T-3---246----211... (6 replies)
... The greatest concentration of cholesterol is in the necessity. I don't worry until total cholesterol is above 300. I do worry when they fall below 180... ... (6 replies)
Originally posted by foggy: Arki-- thanks for that formula. My report also includes something called "RATIO". What are they talking about? For example, my numbers were: cholesterol 231 HDL 38 triglycerides 137 ratio 6 Using your formula LDL= 231 - 38 - 137/5 (5 replies)
... do garlic supplements provide the same medicinal effects as real garlic in lowering choleserol levels? ... (3 replies)
... Yesterday I went to a free cholesterol screening at my supermarket and my total level was 172! ... (4 replies)
Fish Oil...
Nov 11, 2007
... From what I've read this is what you most likely can expect for fish oil. In most cases it will not lower your total cholesterol or LDL. ... (19 replies)
... Don't over intellectualize your health... there are a lot of good meds out there to select from. Aim for a total cholesterol of 200 and HDL above 40... ... (41 replies)
Brown rice diet?
Oct 26, 2004
... Wow, thank you all for the info! I suspect I am correct in assuming that brown rice and chicken are essentially a heathy alterantive to my usually crapola diet. As a father of two young girls I am really starting to heed my doctors advice about my cholesterol levels and such. My last test was 220 total with a real low "good" choleserol and real high (I think 200+) trigs. ... (9 replies)
... like spreads as in Benecol and Total Balance. ... (0 replies)
... I had my cholesterol tested I can't tell you what they mean but I can tell you the targets for them. total cholesterol <200 hdl (good choleserol) > 45 for men >55 for women ldl (bad cholesterol) <130 tryglycrides <200 next time you see your doctor ask him what the counts mean (4 replies)
... fat diet, but I have to count calories as well as TOTAL fat. I was 38 too when I had my first bout with high choleserol...5'3" and 120 lbs. Now I'll be 40 soon and I'm 115 lbs. ... (14 replies)
Chronic pain
Feb 3, 2002
... What were your total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides before and after taking the statin drugs? ... (18 replies)

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