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... Low total cholesterol levels have been shown in many studies to be related to a much greater cancer risk. Very rare does a person with cancer, have an elevated cholesterol. ... (19 replies)
... It is always helpful to post the source of your research so others may also look it up. Here is an interesting report on the subject: Another: (19 replies)
... I have read that total cholesterol under 180 could be unhealthy. ... (19 replies)

... I researched my question more thoroughly and found that optimal total cholesterol levels should be around 200. Low total cholesterol levels like 140 may increase the risk of stroke. ... (19 replies)
... Thanks for letting me know about the discrepincies in drug store related cholesterol tests. This would certainly explain the 80 point difference with the lab. ... (30 replies)
... genetic and poor habits. The Genetic side is by far a bigger population. You probably know people who can eat 20 cheese burgers, and have total cholesterol in the 140's. You are obviously not one of them and deal with it you never will be! ... (6 replies)
... That's easily attainable by lowering your Total a small amount without a statin. ... (15 replies)
... can somebody interpret my results....my doc said that i am fine. but the total cholesterol of 248 freaks me out. i took the test last yr and it was 205 which is under borderline. now it is 248!. ... (2 replies)
... I don't smoke. Don't drink alcohol. Eat about 1400 calories per day, divided into six meals. The increase in my cholesterol proves to me that dietary cholesterol, in the form of eight eggs per day, does indeed raise cholesterol numbers in the body. ... (6 replies)
... The first thing I think of when I see your great HDL and Triglyceride levels, is that somehow, someway, the total Cholesterol number is wrong. ... (8 replies)
... Can you please suggest me what is the wrong with my health. Why Triglycerides are normal and cholesterol is high. Is it because of high BP? ... (0 replies)
... Hi Cossette, Current "Official" standards: Total Cholesterol: <200 Desirable 200-239 Borderline High 240 High LDL Cholesterol <100 Optimal (1 replies)
... WRONG. My recent fasting test revealed that my total cholesterol had gone from 240 to 253, my good cholesterol is up, so is my bad, and my triglycerides are very goo. ... (15 replies)
... dl "abnormally low" in the context of drugs, or when found in someone who is not taking any drugs that affect cholesterol levels? ... (4 replies)
... they repeated the test to be sure. Total cholesterol was 195 but not sure how they could get that reading without any ldl. Any ideas? ... (3 replies)
... How low should LDL cholesterol be lowered? ... (4 replies)
... Help...I don't want to go on these meds. My total cholesterol is 282. LDL is 192, HDL is 90, and tri's are 115. I am 54 and weigh 140. Any suggestions? ... (12 replies)
... Cholesterol obviosly serves many useful purposes and I am sure there is a practical limit below which one cannot go safely. Somewhere between zero and 140 presumably. ... (19 replies)
... Rick, I have been meaning to get back to writing something more about this, in addition to what I was guessing at before. Prednisone (and other corticosteroids) have various effects, one of which is to interfere with the cholesteryl ester transfer protein effect (the protein that allows transport of that ester from HDL to VLDL and the movement of a TG from the VLDL to the... (20 replies)
... of the treatment groups undergoing vigorous cholesterol lowering compared with control groups in several of these studies, including patients with severe coronary artery stenoses. ... (33 replies)




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