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... but the latest test showed for DH a 222 total ch, LDL of 138 and HDL of 51. ... (2 replies)
... The drop in HDL is alarming as you rightly stated and is probably the worst case we have seen here. ... (3 replies)
... Your ratios are good and Statin therapy should not have been offered. ... (2 replies)

... So... what you are saying is that the ratios of "good" to "bad" are of much more significance than the actual "bad" levels. I hope that you are right! ... (6 replies)
... should I be concerned about my total cholesterol? ... (5 replies)
... fats from hydrogenated oils are generally considered the worst, as they raise LDL and lower HDL. Saturated fats can also raise LDL, though they may raise HDL slightly. On the other hand, unsaturated fats may help lower LDL. ... (4 replies)
... How old is the Silvertein article, for it seems odd to emphasize only total cholesterol without discussing its components? ... (54 replies)
... The current test measures total cholesterol and the breakdown of good HDL and bad LDL cholesterol. ... (20 replies)
... Low HDL by itself is bad... and is probably a better indicator is issues than high LDL. You need to do something to get that HDL up above 40. ... (5 replies)
... Your LDL and Tirg are Great! You will need to increase your HDL. It should be above 40. ... (5 replies)
... I would bet the last two remaining hairs on my head, that both your HDL and LDL particle sizes are large and buoyant, meaning that even with your LDL of 179, little or no plaque has accumulated in your arteries. ... (6 replies)
... It's strange that when LDL is lowered dramatically, HDL decreases also. I've seen this time and time again. ... (9 replies)
... Am I supposed to look at the low HDL by itself as being bad, or am I supposed to compare it to LDL or Total? ... (5 replies)
... I've just read some summaries of research on fish oil. Though it seems to improve the ratio of LDL to HDL and improve triglycerides, there seems to be mixed results with regard to its effects on LDL total, with some showing it raised significantly. ... (17 replies)
... You'd have difficulty lowering your total cholesterol without lowering your HDL, which would be bad, so I wouldn't worry about it. ... (1 replies)
... Your HDL is very high, i.e. very good. ... (5 replies)
... I don't pay much attention to LDL's, HDL's, ratios and so on. I usually just focus on the total cholesterol levels since I have that genetic cholesterol prob. and my predeccesors died young from heart attacks. ... (1 replies)
... 48yo male, very athletic bike racer, 5'10", 135lbs, <10% body fat, blood pressure 110/65, low fat heathy diet. Just received cholesterol test results and am a bit confused on which numbers to use in deciding how to best proceed. Doctor didn't say much about them except my HDL was great and to watch my diet(fats) and keep on exercising. Thoughts and guidance... (1 replies)
... LDL should be below 130... it's a bit high. Your ratio is 4.4, which is barely good. If you get your LDL down under 130, then all your number will be in the noraml range... and your ratio will 3.5... which is good. ... (5 replies)
... C ratios that I have ever had. ... (10 replies)


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