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... Well, the results of my blood test are back. Total Cholesterol 228, triglicerides 157. ... (3 replies)
... take 500 to 1000 mg of niacin a day, it will work better than fish oil for your tryglcidrides, and zetia lowered the crap out of my ldl 59 points in about a month or more (5 replies)
... but quit when my doc put me on Zetia cause I figured that the Zetia would do the trick. Well, it's been 6 months and just had my cholesterol. The Zetia is helping a little bit with my Total Cholesterol and LDL's. ... (5 replies)

... I don't know about your liver enzymes, other than you don't want them elevated. I figured your lipid panel using the first set of figures before you started on Statins: TC/HDL = 4.0 want it <4.5 LDL/HDL = 2.6 want it <3.2 You didn't state the Trig. number but, as you can see, your numbers are fine. Docs often use only the total cholesterol number (other than... (4 replies)
... And I never used whipped toppings. I'd just eat more of the salads and small servings of the fatty things, so the total fat content of my meal wasn't that much greater than a normal meal. ... (12 replies)
... When I asked my Dr. about the statins he said they are the new "holy water" so to speak. The last couple years it was the Purple Pill and acid refux. You sound pretty healthy to me and I have been told by two doctors(after I lost 30 lbs) that losing weight does not help cholesteral and for some people regardless of what they eat it doesn't work. I would talk to him more and... (48 replies)
... I figured my total cholesterol was borderline high. But he feels otherwise. He is taking the meds himself and said that pretty much everyone will have to take them sooner or later. ... (48 replies)
Oct 17, 2002
... LDL is figured by subtracting HDL and Trigs divided by 5 from total cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
Plaque buildup
Jul 29, 2003
... Arizona covered the buildup part, where I can comment on is the progression part, and the cholesterol part you mentioned in your question. ... (10 replies)
What should I do?
Jan 14, 2005
... What are your actual cholesterol numbers? ... (2 replies)
... My mom has extremely high cholesterol and she, as well as my dad, are both on statins. ... (12 replies)
... change. I have to put in at least 60 min. of heavy exercise per day. I figure if I can make time for TV, I can make time for my health and exercise. I only count total fat... ... (14 replies)
... Unless I figured it wrong, quick math shows LDL to HDL ratio of 0.58 and Total Cholestrol ratio of 2.84 to 1. ... (1 replies)
... will never go on any other statin again and I was on them for many years.Zocor did work but I never knew when I would have to run to the bathroom. I stopped all Cholesterol drugs for a year just to have a normal life but my total numbers went right back up to the 300's. ... (25 replies)
... margine vs. butter, and most thought the butter was better, most due to trans fats not being in it. This afternoon, while waiting for my kitchen floor to dry, I figured I would do some "snooping" on the web.. ... (22 replies)
... The same thing happened to me, but I didn't have high trigs. I just had high cholesterol and high LDL. I thought I was eating a low fat diet, which was mostly vegetarian. ... (6 replies)
... s I've been on have not produced miracles. I have on a low fat diet for sometime, although I've been known to get off of it after seeing the awful results of my cholesterol tests. I've been under treatment for three years and I've never been able to get my LDL below 93, and the lowest my Total to HDL ratio has ever been is 4.7. ... (25 replies)
... fat. Don't forget to fast 12 hours before your cholesterol test. As far as being vegetarian and allowing a few high fat items per it saturated fat like in dairy products and eggs? ... (4 replies)

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