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... If you are running purely for health then it wouldn't be a bad idea to cut back your runs to 2-3 miles. From what I've read that seems to be the cut off for positive benifits. If you really enjoy running or do it for competition training then you might do a little research and see if some supplements might be helpful since your putting extra stress on your body. I do not... (15 replies)
... l and my total cholesteral is 5. ... (15 replies)
... my hdl level is always in the range of 85-95. this shoots my total cholesteral level up to where the doctor says he'd like it lower but w/ my high HDL it kinda skews the total reading (my LDL is usually 110, 110 + 95 = 205) (25 replies)

... If my diet and exercise approach don't work, I will start taking Niaspan (free with my insurance). I tried instant-release Niacin a few weeks ago, just to see what would happen (250mg), and got a typical flush: lots of itching on my arms, head and chest, redness all over my arms and chest, feeling warm, etc. It was much like your experience. I didn't think it was too bad of an... (14 replies)
... Unfortunately I flush very badly from niacin and the flush I had last week on a total of 250 mg. divided into 2 doses an hour apart scared me too bad. ... (14 replies)
Feb 8, 2003
... read my post I realized I goofed. It's not my HDL that's out of wack, it's my total cholesterol that's out of wack. That's why I was confused. Everything else is great. How can my total cholesteral be high which is supposedly bad? ... (2 replies)
... both numbers, if the total is 140. ... (1 replies)
... Two 40 yr. old guys walk into a DR's office, one is 40lbs overweight, smokes, doesn't exercise and eats McDonalds five times a week. His total cholesteral is 175, 45HDL, 105LDL, trigs 90. ... (5 replies)
... UPDATE: I'm off Crestor for about 7-8 weeks now and I've been taking RYR for three weeks (1,200 mg Nature's Plus) and I'm taking the prescription fish oil (Vascepa), 1 SloNiacin daily, and CoQ10. Here are my results: Total Cholesteral 181 Trig 183 HDL 41 LDL (calc) 103 These numbers aren't horrible, but... (13 replies)
... On the diabetes issue, my sugar levels were good. All of my readings were fine except total cholesteral and trig. ... (13 replies)
... miles, 4 to 5 days a week and watch what I eat. My HDL is low and my triglycerides are high but my total cholesteral is only 160. I have developed high blood pressure and went through premature ovarian failure at 32, which I am told increases my risk. ... (0 replies)
... Today I went to a health fair and had the total cholesteral only checked and since I wasn't even expecting to do this I hadn't been fasting, as a matter of fact it was right after lunch. ... (2 replies)
... My total cholesteral has returned to 239 from the high of 315. My LDL is now 161 compared to 203 last April. My diet hasn't changed much except I now eat a little meat and eggs. ... (37 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Jul 22, 2006
... the pain, and esp the weakness. If I walk down a flight of stairs, or up, my legs are shaking. Sorry this is so long, I am excited to find out anything. BTW, my total cholesteral is 485, and I haven't looked at the rest of it...can't calculate it. I am 51 year young female, feeling 80. ... (44 replies)
Cinnamon capsules?
May 30, 2006
... months ago taking cinnamon capsules so I am not sure yet but I also take meds.I like the med that I am on so I am hoping the cinnamon adds to it for my ldl.Total cholesteral is still to high but my.hdl is great 85 my ldl is to high at 143. ... (22 replies)
... Momma: you can tell you doctor that they information i gave you is from Lexicomp online. It is a service that is used by major medical centers, pharmacologists, doctors etc. (14 replies)
... are at 760. BAD! Total cholesteral is at 256. This is the reason for the Tricor. Anyway, you have given me more information than he did! Thanks! ... (14 replies)
... Gohomekid, It is confusing - there are no simple answers. For me personally, exercise had almost no effect on raising my HDL. I haven't had much luck to date with Niacin or the one-glass-or-red-wine-a-day regimen either. For some their genetic makeup makes it quite hard to raise HDL. Whether you should be concerned or not really depends on your detailed numbers... (14 replies)
... Exercise is an option, of course. Whether or not it will be enough alone depends upon the individual. You didn't give us any indication of what your numbers were, so it is hard to tell how much change is needed. It might be helpful to give us all the numbers, not just HDL. Some of the ratios are important, so TC (total cholesterol), LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. Also, do... (14 replies)
... Your numbers are very similar to mine, TC..198 LDL..126..HDL...43...Tigs...146 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??? Your Trigs. need lowering also, but usually with exercise, which will help the HDL also and staying away from... (5 replies)

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