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... Although most Chinese vegetable dishes don't have anything that would be bad for your cholesterol levels, they are often made with a lot of oil in restaurants. ... (1 replies)
... About 1 month ago the doc put me on Vytorin 10/20Mg. It has now been 30 days or more and I just recieved my Cardiocheck and I LOVE this machine. Worth every single penny. Anyway, I will be in the docs office this Tuesday to pick up my actual numbers fromthe lab before the vytorin which I think were: Total Cholesterol--273 LDL--203 HDL--Not sure Tryglycerides--Not sure... (11 replies)
... In the process I made a few keen observations. I noticed that when my cholesterol was 145 that the blood from the test looked and felt "thicker". When I pricked my finger this morning it was definately 'thinner'. ... (8 replies)

... I'm a vegetarian, have been for 14 years. I just got my cholesterol levels back last week, and they were 273! My good cholesterol was 61, though. ... (1 replies)
... But.... What weight would be healthy for your cholesterol and metabolism? ... (3 replies)
... My cholesterol has always been slightly elevated but never this bad. I take fish oil pills every day. ... (3 replies)
... feedback regarding my cholesterol numbers and whether or not to go on Zocor 40mg. ... (9 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 29, 2003
... The highlight is what I'd take heart with. I'd recommend back to the 10 mg. Lipitor and add fish oils to up the HDL and a test of some rather severe low carbbing to lower the triglycerides. I wonder what it was that blew these rather decent results (comparatively) to smithereens???? (I don't think much of the slow release nicotinate...It seems to me that "no-flush" is... (6 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 28, 2003
... High cholesterol runs in the family. I also have a brother who had heart bypass surgery at around 60 yrs. ... (6 replies)
... Hmm, I too am a little concerned about seeing my doctor next week. I always have a high cholesterol and mine went up twenty points this year but I was at a pizza party the night before, even though it was before fasting time. ... (16 replies)
... I am a 39 year old woman that has been fighting cholesterol for a few years now. I have been off statins for about 8 months or so, as they caused me terrible muscle pains that I am STILL recovering from. ... (8 replies)
... to 196 in 6weeks with all numbers much improved. This time around my cholesterol isn't as high but I'm also older and the weight is coming off slower, I'm on week 8, Blood pressure is way down and I haven't had the cholesterol checked yet. ... (11 replies)
... These are in mmol/l? If so, the equivalent in mg/dl would be 273 total, 152 "bad" (presuming you mean LDL). But what about HDL and VLDL / triglycerides? You may want to try to emphasize being selective with fats. Trans-fats from hydrogenated oils are generally considered the worst, as they raise LDL and lower HDL. Saturated fats can also raise LDL, though they may raise... (4 replies)
... My total came down from 525 to 273 after a month on 40mg lipitor in late summer. If I hadn't already had a healthy lifestyle God knows what level it would have got up to. ... (24 replies)
... Well, for eight months I tried the "natural" route to lower my cholesterol. Now that fairy tale is over for me. :( Doc said that I MUST go back on meds. I was trying to stay off of them because of muscle pains, etc. But now I have a prescription for Zetia 10mg. I haven't started them yet, will start today. I wanted to wait till the weekend cause I guess there are a lot... (3 replies)
Mar 14, 2002
... Hi all. I am new here and thought I would ask for advice. I have had my cholesterol checked and here are the numbers Total 273 Triglycerides (sp) 200 HDL 48 VLDL 40 LDL 185 My doc has started me on Lipitor, but after reading all the problems, I am not sure whether or not to start. What should I do? Also, could you guys give me some eating tips? Thanks Stuckntnn (3 replies)

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