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... I had a cholesterol screening this morning. It was during open enrollment, and could lead to a reduction in my medical insurance cost. ... (6 replies)
... where it produces energy but also all that Insulin moves the triglycerides into the fat cells for storage in the form of saturated fat and then it also packs LDL cholesterol into the arteries in the neck, heart and legs. When you have high blood glucose you also have increasing amounts of Insulin. ... (9 replies)
... My cholesterol has historically been around 225 for the last 15 years. In October I started taking flax seed oil and retested in December and my total cholesterol was up to 250. ... (9 replies)

... Great explanation... So... here is the calculation: Divide your Triglycerides by 5 113/5 = 22.6 Now, the formula is: (6 replies)
... Very good. This helps me alot. Why is total cholesterol misleading? ... (30 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)
... Almost everyone agrees that having high blood cholesterol levels above 250 shorten your life and markedly increase your chances of suffering a heart attack. ... (15 replies)
... Total Cholesterol in and of itself is very misleading and should not be used to determine if you need cholesterol lowering meds. ... (30 replies)
... My 36 year old son just had some labs. They concern me and I'm not sure how concerned I should be. There are also some results that could be liver related or heart related - not sure which. Total Cholesterol 315 Triglycerides 401 Non HDL Cholesterol 250 Direct LDL 209 Glucose 118 Sodium 133 L Billirubin, Total 61 H (12 replies)
... Yes, two years ago I had Total Cholesterol in the 205 range. At the time the doc thought that with added fish oil and olive opil I should be fine. ... (30 replies)
... one has any proof that doing a liver cleanse actually will lower cholesterol. My numbers are not that far from being considered "good". My dr. wants to put me on cholesterol medicine, but I am trying to avoid that. ... (5 replies)
... While I wait to reply with my labs... Yes. Information is everywhere. There are many interests in the nutrition debate. Namely, beef, dairy, sugar industries, and phamaceutical industries who profit off of you being fat, sick, diabetic, and hypertensive. Dr. Esselstyn's dies is for PREVENTING AND REVERSING HEART DISEASE. As such, if you do not have heart disease at... (32 replies)
... It does look like the lowering of Triglycerides accounted for the majority of your drop in Total..around 70pts. Your TOTAL cholesterol is the sum of 1)Your LDL 2)Your HDL and 3) Your Triglycerides/5. (21 replies)
... Dr. Caldwel Esselstyn, Dr, Campbell, and Dr. John McDougall recommend a Total Cholesterol below 150. Why? ... (32 replies)
... As I expected, attacking cholesterol with a one pronged attack still leaves two of your ratios in the high risk category. ... (32 replies)
... Hi Jasil and welcome to the board. Your doctor has advised you fairly wisely, but I feel he is looking at the wrong target. Your Total Cholesterol of 200 is borderline Your LDL of 136 is borderline Your HDL of 34 is HIGH RISK Your Triglyceride level of 150 is borderline Yours ratios: (2 replies)
Welchol now!
Sep 12, 2005
... Hi Lisa, Trig: 88 HDL: 65 LDL: 167 Total Cholesterol 250 Cardio CRP: 4.6 WelChol (Bile Acid Sequestrant/Resin) reduces Total Cholesterol, LDL-C, and Apo B, and increases HDL-C when administered either alone or in combination with an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia (fancy name for high cholesterol). (5 replies)
... I also have high cholesterol and hbp. I have changed my eating habits and exercise also. My total cholesterol was 335 ldl 225 and tri 53. In 3 months my total has dropped 250. However, I each high fiber low fat diet and exercise 45 minutes a day on my treadmill. Summer and spring I walk five miles seven days a week. ... (15 replies)
... Total cholesterol number goes from 250 to approx. 300, with almost all the increase in LDL. I'm young, not overweight and exercise regularly and eat well. ... (5 replies)
... I am not exactly in the habit of surveying senior citizens to find out what their cholesterol levels are, but I think it's pretty safe to say that there are indeed such people, and not all of them are afflicted with heart disease. ... (40 replies)

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