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... LDL density ratios as discussed above. Another point worth noting is that prior studies have shown that the harmful dense LDL pattern B is associated with high triglyceride levels. ... (20 replies)
... Do you have any other risk factors for heart disease such as smoking, being overweight, high bloodpressure, high bloodsugar levels, or family history of heart disease or diabetes? ... (5 replies)
... This is one reason that high triglycerides alone are an independent risk factor for heart diease. ... (5 replies)

... Congratulations. That is great and quite beneficial from a health perspective. That is probably the second best thing you've done to reduce your risk of heart disease. ... (8 replies)
... ================================================================== Arkie6 I like to know the reason about why you say you don’t advocate diets with very low levels of meat and eggs since these types of diets tend to raise triglyceride levels and lower HDL levels. I hope you are right , Do you know any studies that support this kind of opinion? My doctor always told... (12 replies)
... Did your doctor provide you with the HDL and triglyceride numbers? ... (4 replies)
... HDL ratio of 5.0 is about in the middle of the risk scale, while a ratio of 2.0 or less is considered to be very low risk. For a triglyceride level of 106 and an HDL level of 48, the ratio is 2. ... (12 replies)
Dec 25, 2004
... or 5.14 which is a bit too high and indicates increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ... (4 replies)
... Lipid ratios have been shown to be much better indicators of heart disease risk than just a single parameter. ... (19 replies)
Mar 29, 2011
... As you can see from the above, every ratio relies on the HDL. The higher your HDL, the lower your ratios. So, the lower the ratio, the lower the risk of heart disease. ... (3 replies)
... which is pretty good. The lower the better, with a ratio less than 2.0 indicating a low risk of heart disease. Moderate risk would be a ratio of 5.0 or higher and the higher the ratio the higher the risk. ... (2 replies)
... A couple thoughts, since we are dealing here with a sample of people who are dying largely in their 70's the skewing effects of cancer cannot be ruled out. Low cholesterol levels are a familaiar accompaniment to the cachexia of cancer and occurs even much earlier in the cancer process. ... (9 replies)
... ng elderly people, due to mortality from cancer and infection. Therefore, administering a hypocholesterolemic drug to senior subjects may actually increase their risk of succumbing through other forms of degenerative disease. ... (2 replies)
... reading, it appears that even the "alternative" theorists concede that individuals with VERY high cholesterol may in fact be at higher risk of heart disease. ... (13 replies)
... not sure if i have to convert this but it was 8.3 and on the sheet it said 3x avg risk for females was 7. ... (15 replies)
... this can significantly increase the risk of muscular problems. ... (20 replies)
... Multiply the triglyceride units by 0.2. Add this value to the LDL and then the HDL. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Smilefreely1 and welcome. The answer is...that's because to date, there is no "too high" for HDL. The main purpose of HDL is to transport cholesterol from tissue back to the liver. The more of the good collecting lipoprotein (HDL) the more bad lipoproteins (LDL and Triglyceride) are transported. I've never heard of anyone being informed to reduce HDL before. How... (9 replies)
... Depends upon whether he has heart disease or not....or whether he has multiple risk factors for heart disease. ... (15 replies)
... LDL ratio is EXCELLENT, as are your triglyceride levels. I wish my numbers were half as good as yours are!!! ... (17 replies)

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