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... I have had high cholestral for the past 10 years. I started on 10 mg of Lipitor and BEFORE I started my number was also 279. Gradually, over the years my dr. upped mine to 20mg. ... (9 replies)
... I do have an addition to the dietary list for cholestral lowering. In Jan. my Dr. told me to get off Pravachol and try taking Red Yeast Rice twice a day. I bought it at the GNC health food store and tried it. ... (9 replies)
Fish Oil
Sep 22, 2004
... EPA content of the pills TOTAL is 3000 mg. ... (7 replies)

Good cholestral
Oct 3, 2003
... Which is more important to have high good Cholestral and a low ratio of total to good or low total number (1 replies)
... Last blood workup showed total cholestral 117, with HDL 41. Definately better than where I started. ... (13 replies)
Low cholestral
Nov 24, 2004
... What are your levels? LDL - HDL - Triglycerides - Total Cholesterol - (7 replies)
Fish Oil
Sep 22, 2004
... I went to the doctors today and found out that my bad cholestral was 197 total cholestral was 287. He put me on Mevocor low dose 10mg a day. But suggested I try 3000mg of fish oil a day. I don't know anything about fish oil tabs. ... (7 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)
... Total cholestral was 247. I don't remember the breakdown, but HDL was about 37 at the time. Now total is 117, HDL is only 41, LDL ? ... (9 replies)
... I am 59 years old. I had been on Zocor and Niacin in the form of Niaspan ( 1500 mg ) for about two or three years . I have peripheral neuropathy and muscle aches and weakness. I complained to my cardiologist, who took me off the Zocor for about a month. I could not see much change in my condition. He then put me on Lipitor (20mg) and continued the 1500 mg of niacin daily. I... (9 replies)
Low cholestral
Nov 24, 2004
... and not your total cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
... in my back,chest and arms. The question I need help with is if it's the Zetia that's causing these problems and I can't take Lipitor,does anyone know if all the cholestral meds cause the same problems? ... (28 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Jul 22, 2006
... I had been on cholestral meds for about 20 years...mostly lipitor, and it was helping but never got my TC down below 250. ... (44 replies)
Just wondering???
Jun 15, 2006
... Fish oil is the right thing. 2 grams per day. Most products will probably be listed in mg. The lipidologist that I talk with said that fish oil will lower Lp(a), which is an indicator of inflamation. I will try and look up inflamation in the arteries and fish oil, but the people that I have talked with have credentials, are are very educated in their field. They say that... (29 replies)
Just wondering???
Jun 15, 2006
... now I'm reading that it can cause inflammation in the arteries. I already have CAD with a stent and a total blockage with Collaterals. ... (29 replies)
Low HDL ?
Feb 26, 2002
... I just got my cholestral results back and my total is now 153......do you think that is too low,,,is there such a thing as too low? ... (8 replies)




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