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... t surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. In other words, you could have the very same lab take a sample, five minutes later take another sample. ... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... I am a female in my early twenties with high cholesterol. High cholesterol runs in my family but my parents total has never exceeded 200. ... (3 replies)

... Very good. This helps me alot. Why is total cholesterol misleading? ... (30 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)
... Yesterday I went to a free cholesterol screening at my supermarket and my total level was 172! ... (4 replies)
... Your total cholesterol result was 6.83 which is high because normal is 5. ... (3 replies)
... Since I couldn't get the strips, i had a lab test done three weeks ago, and my total cholesterol of 257 was about the same the last time I used the monitor about five months ago, but with the old strips, not the red ones. ... (7 replies)
... I agree with you that total cholesteral tests should not be relied upon, when the person does not know their HDL or LDL and other indicators. ... (4 replies)
... Which cholesterol test should you get? ... (10 replies)
... Some doctors go strictly by the ratio of total cholesterol to HDL. Mine is 3. ... (30 replies)
... moving average total cholesterol of 212. ... (2 replies)
... A year ago, a lab analysis showed that my total cholesterol level was 240 and my doctor put me on medication. ... (10 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)
... Hi, sorry its been a while here. Been visiting the thyroid boards. I realize most everyone hear has high cholesterol but I have a concern to see if any one has heard about low cholesterol. ... (2 replies)
... We have used a Lifestream cholesterol check machine for the past year and it has not been very accurate. It only measures total cholesterol. We have tested it three times against a lab result. The first time it was 34 points lower than the actual lab test. ... (8 replies)
... I have been toying with seeing a holistic doc myself. I bought 2 books Stop Inflammation Now and Natural Cures they don't want you to know about. Both really great books with great insight as to why we are sick in America. I changed my way of eating and upped my excercise and I feel tremendous. The book speaks about the real deal about cholesterol. It's all about the arteries... (5 replies)
... Yes, I know what you are saying about Cholesterol being to low. I asked the doctor about it and he said that "no, they can actually go lower with no problem, and can actually go as low as 90. ... (17 replies)
... Those are very poor #s..pure and simple. I would suggest MY regimen if you can't accomplish your goals with diet and exercise. Ask your Dr if you can try 10 Mg CRESTOR with 10 Mg Zetia (I actually take 5 Zetia). This will expose you to FAR LESS statin (Zetia isn't a statin). If he won't do it...find another Dr who will. Good Luck (5 replies)
... I've had high cholesterol for a few years now. I took Lipitor 40mg last year for about 4 months. I had so many side effects that frankly I just stopped taking it. ... (5 replies)

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