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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)
... My doc. called and told me my overall cholesterol is 303 my bad cholesterol is 220. He said I must go on meds. ... (4 replies)
... Hi to all. I just found out in March that I have high cholesterol. The test was done as an afterthought and I was shocked at my levels. My TC was 351 LDL 268 and HDL 38. ... (1 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. Your first test was the best, just over 2. ... (10 replies)
... I have a history of high total cholesterol levels and high HDL. ... (9 replies)
... i don't know if i actually have heart disease but it does concern me as my cholesterol test was not good. ... (15 replies)
... LDL cholesterol can be broken down into two kinds, pattern A and pattern B. LDL pattern A is large fluffy particles that are less dense than pattern B and not easily oxidized. LDL pattern A is essentially benign with respect to heart disease. ... (5 replies)
Nov 2, 2001
... Does anyone know the problems created by a low HDL level? ... (8 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)
... My HDL is 47 and my trigs are 81. I don't eat dairy or meat to avoid foods high in cholesteral. ... (16 replies)
... Anyway, cholesterol serves a vital purpose and your liver regulates how much is circulating around. If you don't eat enough, then your liver makes more as needed. ... (26 replies)
May 9, 2001
... HDL ratio is now the best predictor of cardiovascular health and heart disease. A ratio of 2 or less is considered very desirable and over 5 is of concern. ... (8 replies)
... I went on a 2 week raw fruit and veggie diet and at the end my TC was 196, the record low for me. Even lower than the previous 207 from when I was still having carbs but no meat. ... (10 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)
... 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)
Dec 25, 2004
... Instead of measuring VLDL, they can approximate it by measuring the triglycerides and dividing by 5, but this only works when triglycerides are in the "normal" range. Triglycerides over 400 result in the inability to accurately calculate the LDL. ... (4 replies)
... lower HDL levels. ... (12 replies)
... like 16 times better at predicting future heart disease than total cholesterol level alone. ... (12 replies)
... High triglyceride levels are one of the classic symptoms of insulin resistance and Syndrome X. It all comes down to your diet. No one diet works for everyone because we all have different genetic backgrounds. ... (13 replies)
... Study shows new blood test better predicts heart attacks. ... (20 replies)

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