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... I would like to give a little run down of my health history, and what im trying to accomplish. My father passed at age 35 from heart failure. He was diagnosed with Hyperlipidemia V, which I inherited. Elivated lipid levels were discovered at an early age, and ive been on a low fat and cholesterol diet since. ... (21 replies)
... I am a 40 yr old male, 5' 10 200lbs, pretty healthy but I smoke and have slightly elevated triglicerides and taking Tricor 160 mg tablets, I am on no other meds. ... (16 replies)
... the risk of muscle pain and problems by some 40x that of a statin alone. Gemfibrozil and a statin is not recommended, since gemfibrozil specifically interferes with the clearance of the statin from the blood stream. If combo therapy is to be used, the better choice is tricor and a statin. ... (1 replies)

... carb." Eat some eggs, but don't go overboard. Eggs typically raise both LDL and HDL, but with the ratios you are starting with, they will very likely raise HDL more than LDL, so you will be better off. ... (10 replies)
High Triglycerides
May 12, 2006
... EPA daily, and it did impact my lipid levels noticeably. Not everyone's cholesterol responds to fish oil. I would imagine the Tricor is responsible for most of the triglyceride reduction above. ... (11 replies)
... The Tricor is more effective at reducing the triglycerides than the Vytorin is. ... (19 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... one in the medical profession or the pharmaceuticals are following up with any independent studies of the true side effects of statins. There's no profit in this kind of study. ... (19 replies)
... among all individuals, and you did this with tobacco and not watching what you do. I think you said your highest HDL was in the 100s? ... (18 replies)
Niaspan absorption
Mar 19, 2009
... in the morning with oatmeal at 7 AM. ... (1 replies)
... fishertimm, No, I don't think a spoonful of sugar would make such a drastic differnce in triglycerides. Here's why...that's 633 mg/dL and the body contains about 60 dL of blood. So that's almost 40,000 mg. of triglycerides (blood-fat) or 40 grams, an ounce and a half. Something else is at work here. Both sugars and fats can be a problem for triglyceride leves, but... (15 replies)
... All, As you know, I did not suceed in controlling my cholesterol with diet and exercise and nutritional supplements (vitamins,...). My total cholesterol shot up to 285 in June after almost 2 years of 'alternative' therapy. My doctor put me on 5mg of Crestor 6 weeks ago - and my results are as follows: TC 190 LDL 86 HDL 39 Trig 326 (4 replies)
HIGH Triglycerides
Apr 24, 2006
... starch along with the tricor reduce the numbers greatly. I will rely only on diet. I did find out today that I have inappropriate sinus tach, which the doc says will go away in time. ... (10 replies)
... momcat1, I can sympathize - lifestyle changes work better in some than in others. I've tried, and I can't budge my HDL much no matter what I do. Sometimes genetics trump lifestyle changes... Only other suggestions I have are a) try niacin - several on this site have had good results with a prescription slow-release form called Niaspan. I'm using a slow-release... (20 replies)
... for many high cholesterol is hereditary and may be hard to manage with diet and excercise alone. ... (16 replies)
... Bushleaguer, What is your diet like? Your numbers are a bit scary - I think you need to be on the statin if you can possibly tolerate it... You should cut back significantly on carbs (especially sweets, sugar), and alcohol (if you drink) - because a TG level of 2500 has to be reduced dramatically. I believe a TG count over 750 poses a risk of pancreatitis - so do... (16 replies)
... that are prescribed to specifically lower trigs. There is a WARNING, that states fenofibrates should not be taken with statins. It can increase the adverse side effects of statins. Also, fenofibrates can cause the SAME adverse reactions that statins cause. ... (12 replies)
... Like Chris, my HDL and LDL are kind of borderline, with chlosterol at 200. But, I had to go off Lipitor and go to Tricor to lower my triglycerides from 710 to 244 now. However, my doctor has never asked me about my alcohol intake. ... (4 replies)

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