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... I remember reading that recent studies show that the Triglyceride to HDL ratio is the most important ratio to determine if you are a candidate for heart disease. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the welcome back! I looked back. Only one post since 2012. My LDL has been within range for a long time, but my last two readings have been above range, 166 and 179, so I returned to this board, with the hopes of getting opinions of more knowledgeable members, and fully expecting negative comments and warnings. So... what you are saying is that the... (6 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)

... You are right to be concerned in my opinion, because your triglyceride to HDL ratio has become terrible! It should be under 2, according to two studies I have read, and yours could be a predictor of future heart problems or stroke. ... (10 replies)
... HDL ratio is 2.2 which is very good. Another thing, there is more than one type of LDL. ... (8 replies)
Niacin and ALT/AST
Mar 11, 2010
... I've been taking slo-niacin (2000mg) over the last 3-4 months. I know it can raise Liver Enzymes. I've been getting my cholesterol tested through a local lab, and I had them check my ALT/AST, but they only did my ALT and it was fine (34, 0-55 is the range). Can I assume my AST is OK? Or is it possible my AST is high but my ALT is fine? My Tri/HDL ratio is now under 2... (0 replies)
... every thing sounds like your on the right track though, no comments from me since my LDL is 187 go to the doc wednesday going to try the lipitor again but maybe start out on the 10mgs a day was walking the hills but i live in Iowa and right now it is really HOT and HUMID!! so cant walk quite as long are you on lipitor? and can you please answer my questions about the omega 3's... (14 replies)
... HDL ratio and TRIG. ... (14 replies)
... In addition to my diet suggestions above, you might want to start eating more eggs. Your total cholesterol can take it, and unless this test was a fluke, your HDL could use the extra boost. ... (7 replies)
Ldl/hdl ratio
Jun 13, 2001
... Hi Connie, From what you have written about body sculpting, running, and your numbers, my medical diagnostic program says: ___You must seek out an old white-haired geezer who is thick around the middle, and has no money. I just happen to know such a guy. ___Kidding aside, (like who's kidding), those HDL's are great, and you've little worry. Because of your LDL level... (4 replies)
High Chlo, Tri
Oct 27, 2009
... Just received the latest bloodwork from Friday: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone: 2.25 Free t4: 0.9 Glucose: 112 Potassium: 3.8 (2 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... Hi BarbJ, My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". Things like ice cream, cakes, bread and even alcohol (wine, beer etc..) will raise triglyceride levels. Even though I take 3,000 mg of prescription niacin, 10 mg of pravachol, fish oil capsules, garlic, antioxidants (C, E selenium) My triglycerides were 261.... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... I'm surprised they got an LDL reading with your Trigs. so high. When my husbands were over 400 they couldn't calculate his LDL....... :confused: Like Cathy said, definitely put a MAJOR halt on starchy foods like pasta, white rice, white bread, pre mixed items etc. U can look up low Glycemic foods on the web to get an idea of things to eat and things to stay away from. I... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... Well I've looked at all the posts here, and looks like mine are the highest. Don't know why there so high, it baffles me...Had the original test done in November when I was in the hospital for chest pains....Doctor didnt find any thing wrong with my heart or arteries,they suspect a pulled muscle, I don't have high blood pressure, most of my life I've had low blood pressure,... (27 replies)
... total, 74 HDL, 165 LDL, 73 Tri's and 3.4 ratio with 0. ... (2 replies)
... she said HDL can change considerably day to day? ... (12 replies)
... HDL ratio of 5.12 from this, which I suppose it because his HDL level is relatively low. I thought we were shooting for a number below 4 here? ... (38 replies)
... Total 242, HDL 76, LDL 124, Tri 209, ratio 3.2. ... (2 replies)
... Without question , you're in much better shape than your husband. In fact I would say that you're fine, unless you have other risk factors. ASK your Dr his rationale for his "backwards" analysis. (38 replies)
... HDL ratio 5. ... (38 replies)




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