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High Cholesterol Board Index
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... Rick, I think you have hit on something when you cut back on carb's and saw that you got more fiber. There is a school of thought that says that it is Insulin that can cause heart disease. ... (9 replies)
... I went to an AARP luncheon for volunteers and most of the volunteers wanted to be patient advocates because their senior parents were treated so badly by their doctors! ... (15 replies)
... My cholesterol has historically been around 225 for the last 15 years. In October I started taking flax seed oil and retested in December and my total cholesterol was up to 250. ... (9 replies)

... Yes, two years ago I had Total Cholesterol in the 205 range. At the time the doc thought that with added fish oil and olive opil I should be fine. ... (30 replies)
Niacin and zocor
Jan 16, 2003
... Mandie, Hunter is correct about the ratios being far more important than a total cholesterol number. So many people needlessly worry about this one number without realizing that there is much more to it than that. Your triglycerides are not bad. ... (28 replies)
... Information is everywhere. There are many interests in the nutrition debate. Namely, beef, dairy, sugar industries, and phamaceutical industries who profit off of you being fat, sick, diabetic, and hypertensive. ... (32 replies)
... Dr. Caldwel Esselstyn, Dr, Campbell, and Dr. John McDougall recommend a Total Cholesterol below 150. Why? ... (32 replies)
... As I expected, attacking cholesterol with a one pronged attack still leaves two of your ratios in the high risk category. ... (32 replies)
... Best of luck. ... (2 replies)
... my biggeat problem is my genes.Does anyone know of a vitamin,mineral herb or anything else that may help lower my cholesterol? ... (8 replies)
... Dave, I can't take statins, so I like many other's have battling numbers for a few years with diet and exercise. Have U tried oatmeal, cinnamon or green tea? I don't know if it was a fluke or what, but 3 months ago I started drinking alot of green tea, taking 1/4 tsp. cinnamon each morning, and my numbers went from...TC..239 to 198....LDL...161 to 129. It didn't do much for my... (11 replies)
... The other thing to consider is that both cholesterol and ubiquinone are powerful antioxidants. Amongst other things, they enable your body to fight against cancer. ... (24 replies)
... I was put on Pravachol recently due to total cholesterol of 250. A month later my TC was 185. I then started to add Policosanol taken at night with my Pravachol. ... (4 replies)
... Apparently the Pravachol only had a temporary effect on my pharmacist mentioned that he had heard of this with Pravachol. ... (4 replies)
... You are absolutely right. I pay for these tests and I should have copies of my medical records and tests. I have a right to them AND if I change doctors I have these to give to him. Thanks for this advice. ... (30 replies)
... I don't smoke. Don't drink alcohol. Eat about 1400 calories per day, divided into six meals. The increase in my cholesterol proves to me that dietary cholesterol, in the form of eight eggs per day, does indeed raise cholesterol numbers in the body. ... (6 replies)
... Almost everyone agrees that having high blood cholesterol levels above 250 shorten your life and markedly increase your chances of suffering a heart attack. ... (15 replies)
... I highly recommend that everyone should ask for copies of their bloodwork. ... (30 replies)
... i got my cholesterol test the other day and when i was on zetia my total cholesterol was 250 with ldl at 131, and hdl at 64, i quit taking that way back and have been taking plant sterols pills 1. ... (26 replies)
... As you can see from this example, total cholesterol level is pretty much useless for predicting heart disease risk. ... (14 replies)

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