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... elderly is still unclear. ... (0 replies)
Cholesterol Test
Jul 6, 2004
... I assumed that was your reason for posting. Low HDL is a risk factor.. ... (7 replies)
... Yesterday I went to a free cholesterol screening at my supermarket and my total level was 172! ... (4 replies)

... If you mean that your mother had two different blood tests done at two different labs and they came up with two different TC numbers, this is not surprising. They are likely using the same testing protocol, but these numbers are not absolutes like your height. ... (6 replies)
... Do you know what is the standard way of calculating total cholesterol level? ... (6 replies)
... Is there any consensus about whether there is a level of LDL, VLDL, or total cholesterol that is "too low"? ... (4 replies)
... I can also see by your numbers that "High cholesterol" wasn't a factor in your heart attack, as your numbers were pretty low at the time.... ... (14 replies)
... On statins, I am at 3.5 so my doc is happy but I must admit that I was not concerned at 6.5. ... (36 replies)
... Well anyway, you don't need to have your total cholesterol that low. What you really need to do is to elevate your HDL, which is why I've said that Crestor is probably the wrong drug for you to be taking. ... (23 replies)
... In the UK, the average total cholesterol level is 5. ... (36 replies)
... Don't bump up your RYR to 2400mg per day unless it is absolutely necessary. ... (11 replies)
... Of course you want your cholesterol level to be as low as possible. But should you worry that it may be too low? ... (19 replies)
Low cholestral
Nov 25, 2004
... There are health concerns associated with having a total cholesterol that is too low as well, although most doctors don't discuss the issue or aren't aware of it. ... (7 replies)
... When I had my MI at age 35, my cholesterol was controlled by meds and in the 190s. I have to agree with NineLives here on this one. ... (15 replies)
Jul 7, 2002
... is quite common based on the postings on this board. I wouldn't assume that your high triglycerides are hereditary as this is extremely rare. The majority of the triglycerides in your bloodstream are the fats formed in your liver from excess carbohydrates that you have consumed. ... (1 replies)
... herapy for anyone unless they have been diagnosed with heart disease, and are at high risk for a heart attack. However, you have chosen to take statins, and that is certainly your privilage. From one of your earlier posts, I believe you said that you are taking Crestor, the most potent statin out there. ... (23 replies)
... 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)
... known risk factor for stroke. But new research suggests that low levels of cholesterol in the blood may also increase stroke risk. ... (19 replies)
... My advice is to do some independent research on the web about cholesterol and heart disease. There is controversy over whether serum cholesterol is as big a factor in heart disease as the medical profession and pharmaceutical companies make it out to be. ... (3 replies)
... fat diets lower total cholesterol, they also have the tendency to lower HDL as well. ... (1 replies)

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