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Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 10, 2005
... Well, it's a good thing you're finding this out age 50. Although your HDL is pretty good, the LDL has to come down. I'm an advocate of LDL 100 or less. That means you would need a total of around 180, given your TRIGS and HDL. If you can accomplish that with diet..GREAT. If not....well... ... (22 replies)
... and drink more red wine. I should mention that my family has a history of cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure. I don't suffer from the latter two. ... (3 replies)
... I'm new here, but have been a lurker for quite some time. I'm 23 yrs. old and had my cholesterol tested for the first time less than three months ago. All I know from that test is that my total cholesterol was 266. ... (3 replies)

... Yes, I am taking the 81mg enteric coated aspirin once a day per doctor's orders. He also prescribed some nitro for under the tongue in case of emergency extended angina type attack. ... (7 replies)
... original numbers - total- 257, ldl 182, hdl 50, trig 124. after 45 days of 10mg zocor - total 189, ldl 113, hdl 47, trig 145. just wondering why hdl went down and trigs went up ??? larry (1 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 15, 2005
... You have an excellent cardiologist. Wish there were more like him/her. (22 replies)
... I finally got my TC below 200, 182 to be exact. I lowered my triglycerides by following a diet based on the glycemic index. ... (2 replies)
... I take 20 mgs of Lipitor and have always had good to excellent cholesterol readings. In October of this year, my readings were 160 Total cholesterol, 46 Triglycerides, 78 HDL and 73 LDL which is excellent. ... (5 replies)
... from 149 to 78. My totol cholesterol actually when up. Kind of disappointed with the LDL going up! Also my total Bilirubin when from 1.5 to 1.8. I guess all those hype about taking natural supplements to lower cholesterol is just hype! ... (6 replies)
Lab Numbers
Dec 4, 2002
... lbs. My cholesterol was around 270, and my HDL around 35. ... (11 replies)
... Drug therapy for hypercholesterolaemia has remained controversial mainly because of insufficient clinical trial evidence for improved survival. ... (76 replies)
... In October, a routine screening showed my total cholesterol at 263, LDL at 182, triglycerides at 86 and HDL at 64. My diet was already pretty good, lots of fruits,veggies, whole wheat, etc. ... (9 replies)
... It is certainly possible as red yeast rice is a natural form of lovastatin although it is somewhat weaker than the manmade variety so you stand a better chance of not having side effects , they all affect the liver so it really depends on how your system tolerates it . ... (9 replies)
... have been for 23 years. I have a heavy history of heart disease in my family. I was having shortness of breath, went for a full workup, and got bad news. I have a calcium score of 640. My total cholesterol at the time was 182. ... (6 replies)
Latest results
Mar 17, 2005
... Your doctor should have started you on a much lower dose of Lipitor in the first place, not 40mg. No wonder so many people have problems with these drugs. ... (9 replies)
Calcium buildup
Jun 21, 2004
... Your total cholesterol number means nothing. You need to know your HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, if you want a fair heart risk assessment. ... (10 replies)
Good News...
Oct 3, 2005
... Well that is definitely great news. Did U do it all with diet and exercise? Seeing U did so well, I would keep on doing the same thing. Even though they said U could eat some things U stopped, go REAL easy on them. Congrats., great to hear good news...... :wave: (19 replies)
Good News...
Oct 3, 2005
... I have just heard from my doctor's nurse. They have just received the test results. I have to go in for a flu shot on Thursday, and I asked her give me a copy of the test results. ... (19 replies)
... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (24 replies)
... years ago I developd a fatty infused liver. My doctor prescribed a small dose of lipitor and advised a low fat diet. ... (30 replies)

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