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... Hi Mark, I did the conversion so I could understand your results (I'm in the US). First of all, LDL cholesterol is "estimated" using a formula, so although yours is elevated, it's not your "direct" level (might be higher or lower). Triglycerides are your main problem. Elevated trig's are a result of simple carbs, such as sugar and most things white: sugar, flour, rice,... (2 replies)
... Hi dazed & confused, Did your doctor check your homocysteine? Homocysteine is a better indicator of heart health than total cholesterol. Elevated homocysteine indicates "inflammation". Optimal homocysteine is 6.2 or less. Remedy is the B vitamins, especially folic acid, B6 and B12. I hope you meant your trig's were 377 and not 1377 ??? Cinnamon will help your... (23 replies)
... Hi Lilolill, Your LDL is high, but your trig's and HDL are excellent. LDL is not measured directly (the lab uses an equation) so 282 might just be a guess-timate. Re: Where do I get my knowledge from??? A solid year of research.............. My husband was on some type of cholesterol lowering drug for eight years. Lopid, Zocor, Lipitor and we even tried red yeast... (34 replies)

... s what my doctor is going by now. Makes it easier to see if her patients are meeting "goals" I guess. I've decided since I have no elevation whatsoever with my liver enzymes, I'll go along with increasing my niacin and try to meet those figures to make her happy and keep her off my back. ... (6 replies)
Info please?
Jul 23, 2005
... You certainly don't have anything to worry about, because overall your numbers are excellent. I believe that ratios are far more important than a single cholesterol number. As a general rule of thumb, use this guide to determine how well balanced your lipid profile is: TC/HDL.....ratio should be 4.0 or less. Yours is 2.53 LDL/HDL....ratio should be 2.5 or less. Yours is... (7 replies)
... that can affect your chol. trig etc. ... (58 replies)
... from being reabsorbed. THis bile shortage keeps the liver making more and consequently results in cholesterol being removed from the bloodstream. ... (8 replies)
... From "American Family Physician": Omega-3 fatty acids lower plasma triglyceride levels, particularly in persons with hypertriglyceridemia, by inhibiting the synthesis of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol and triglycerides in the liver. Sources of Omega 3 from the following oils: Canola, Fish, Flaxseed, Soybean and Walnut. (10 replies)
... A low fat diet is recommended to reduce LDL, since sat. fat is used by the liver to produce LDL. ... (9 replies)
... i thought your liver regulated alot of the cholesterol breakdown from the gallbladder. anyone know if that is correct? ... (2 replies)
... My boyfriend's highest cholesterol was 320 at one time. He did all the stuff they recommend to lower your cholesterol but didn't help might. Dr. finally put him on Lipitor. Been on it for several years. The lowest he got down to was 195 while on Lipitor. I recently turned him onto Revival Soy which I'm taking for menopausal symptoms (no more hot flashes!) His... (6 replies)
... ect on cardiac health as one loses weight over a long period of time...I worry about the steady release of one's own bodyfat into the bloodstream en route to the liver and it's dispersal from there. Does anyone know what form that fat flow takes...triglycerides? ... (21 replies)
... and that it can affect the liver and glucose? ... (1 replies)
... My results with 10 mg. Lipitor: Before:TC 273 , HDL 29 After:TC 163 , HDL 35 Adding cod liver oil and lecithin to boost HDL: TC 171, HDL 56, LDL 90, Triglycerides 123 (I had coffee with cream before the blood draw- probably TRIG's lower) Never a problem (other than price) with the 10 mg. Lipitor....and it's soooo nice that all the studies show the effect of low... (10 replies)
May 30, 2003
... PartsRunner, On top of whatever you try, why not add a daily tsp. of cod-liver oil (or any fish oil or good source of Omega-3 oils) and a Tbsp. of lecithin. I have found them to work wonders (especially on getting my recalcitrant HDL's up). I take 10 mg Lipitor as well and have gone from cholesterol levels of "walking heart attack" to "Lowest Risk." Latest: LDL: 90... (13 replies)
Lab Numbers
Dec 4, 2002
... At 32 yrs old, I was still exercising 2-3 times weekly, albeit I had uncontrolled high bp, and was overweight by 20-30 lbs. My cholesterol was around 270, and my HDL around 35. As I approached 35, I quit exercising, my total cholesterol was <200, but my HDL went to 30, then 29, then 25 by March of this year. In March I had a heart attack, my RCA was 99 percent blocked, my... (11 replies)
... Hello, I am new and just back from Dr. with some numbers. History, I am a 37 yr. old female, non-smoker, rarely drink, mild mitral valve prolapse, 35 lb. overweight, mother of 2 little ones, FT grad student, not exercising! My dad died of a heart attack at 48 - his 2nd or 3rd. I have normal blood pressure. Numbers: Total- 287 Trig - 321 LDL - 163 HDL - 59 Obviously I will... (3 replies)
... I have very similar levels (TC = 250, LDL = 187, HDL = 45, Trig = 151). I am in very good shape, exercise 4-5 times a week. But I eat way too many carbs. I've been trying to limit my carbs to under 50 grams/day (similar to Atkins, Protein Power, Sugar Busters, etc). I plan to be tested in a few weeks to see if it has reduced my blood levels. I've already lost 8-10 lbs since... (2 replies)
Results are In
May 3, 2001
... It doesn't look like lipitor has had any effect on my liver after 6 months. ... (5 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
Mar 9, 2001
... ecause I have noticed nothing unusual. My doctor started me on 5 mg, increasing to 10mg when it was obvious 5 wasn't doing anything. He has done lipid levels and liver function tests several times. My levels are TC 198, LDL 114, HDL 48 and trigs 167. ... (33 replies)

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