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... apoA is a component of it. ... (54 replies)
Doctors and Lp(a)
Apr 25, 2005
... but that it only seems to proliferate atherosclerosis in the presense of excess LDL. ... (38 replies)
... It appears that FH'ers often have excessive levels of Lipoprotein A which is unafected by statins. That is bad news all around. ... (54 replies)

Very high LP(a)
Sep 12, 2002
... readings came in at a whopping 147. ... (5 replies)
... may account for the treatment failure. ... (54 replies)
... but that it only seems to proliferate atherosclerosis in the presense of excess LDL. ... (38 replies)
... This study reported in JAMA pleased me...at least there is SOMETHING that can save me, and the few other unfortunates here, from persistent horrible Lp(a) levels: (5 replies)
... concentrations. Estrogen treatment and anabolic steroids can do so, too. ... (37 replies)
... is made by immunological methods, and standardized methods are available only in a few reference laboratories. Population reference levels are available from these laboratories, but they are not widely available in clinical practice. ... (23 replies)
... mg amount. I currently take 2,000mg of immediate release Niacin and am going to have my lipid panel in two weeks. ... (4 replies)
... and thus no measure of effectiveness of treatment...other than at autopsy! Then it becomes a case of "yah gotta BELIEVE." When that becomes the premise I start hearing duck noises in my head. ... (25 replies)
... Here's another, ARIZONA, and it fits me to a tee... ... (25 replies)
... Good deal on getting the HDL up and losing all that weight! From my own VAP, I'm still amazed that even though my "traditional" cholesterol numbers look good, the VAP reveals potential problems - especially my Lp(a). Kimsuoil, do you mind my asking if your Lp(a) of 14 was your starting number before treatment. Or, did it come down to 14 with the niacin, statin, etc? ... (11 replies)
... Linus Pauling's research suggests that high dosages of vitamin C, and Lysine can lower the risk of plaque formation. ... (4 replies)
... Here's a study reported in the British Medical Journal on the relationsip between statins and Lp(a): http://heart.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/89/8/893 I'll repeat the conclusion: Conclusions: Long term statin treatment significantly lowers Lp(a) in FH patients. However, this reduction was unrelated to changes in intima–media thickness and casts doubt on the... (16 replies)
... is the lower of the two results. They bring new doctors in to "meet" me whenever I go in for an appointment. I'm going to start charging for autographs. ... (42 replies)
... Yep niacin is a more effective treatment than any of the statins. It does a number of positive things. Increase HDL and shift HDL to the larger more protective size. ... (3 replies)
... I work for the lab, Atherotech, that does the VAP test. So if you guys have any questions or concerns regarding the VAP test results or treatment considerations please let me know. ... (38 replies)
... If this is what happens, it would reduce the buildup of plaque. But it wouldn't affect serum cholesterol levels. ... (4 replies)
... It was like pulling teeth to get our PCP to write a script for the VAP test . I researched the test on the VAP website before going to the lab. ... (38 replies)




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