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... I had my latest blood test and cholestrol was 170 and my triglycerides were at 308. I had a nasty sinus infection and it brought me to my folks house and the foods have not helped much. ... (4 replies)
... Hello!:) My husband had a cholesterol screening at work recently and these are his numbers: mg/dl cholesterol 162f mg/dl triglycerides 418f mg/dl HDL 33f I've been researching frantically for the past few days and finally found this message board. Everything I've found out on the web is rather confusing. Apparently he needs to be eating a diet that... (7 replies)
... I'm at my wit's end right now. I just got back results from my blood work and my cholesterol is extremely elevated. And every part of me is screaming WHAT?! because I make a concerted daily effort to do everything right in terms of my health. I work out between 4-5 days a week. I play soccer, and do various forms of cardio/plyometrics/total body conditioning. I feel... (3 replies)

... ....The diet section of your local book store should have a selection of Glycemic Inedx lists or there are several online that are free. Rick (5 replies)
... Can someone point to the foods that are complex carbs , is there a glycemic index that I can refer to as my tri's are also high (220) (5 replies)
... The only lipid component above that I would be concerned with is your elevated triglycerides. This should be less than 150 mg/dl in my and many doctors' opinion, and optimally less than 100 mg/dl. Many here put down low carbohydrate diets, but my experience and many other's experiences have shown that this type of diet has a dramatic effect on triglyceride levels. Five... (38 replies)
... Arkie6, To answer your question again, I do have some additional and corrected values. One day I will go back and look up all my tests in the past 5 years for comparison of pre and post-MI. From a recent report issued to me(through work) on my history: 8/29/1997 BP 170/112 Chol: 269 Glucose:124 Wt: 220 3/29/2000 NR NR Glucose:348 Wt: 227... (9 replies)
Is my doctor nuts?
Jan 29, 2006
... Neofree, Your triglycerides are very high and absolutely need to be lowered - but they can often be lowered with diet alone. Do cut back on the junk food (way back), reduce sweets, fats and alcohol - and watch calories - and you should see a very significant drop in a few months. If after 2-3 months of diet your trigs are still high - I'd consider the Tricor. One... (4 replies)
... but I would like to keep total cholesterol around 220 without drugs... I'm at about 235 TC right now... ... (19 replies)
... sterol done I had decreased it from 259 to 220! I still have work to do but at least I am going in the right direction. Although I decreased my cholesterol, my triglycerides shot up. I have done some reading on gugulipids and plan to start taking them. I am hoping the gugulipids will help lower the triglycerides. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for the response, Lenin. I'd love to lose weight but cutting back makes me crazy hungry. I'm currently trying for the "fit and fat" idea, so I exercise and try to eat good foods (although I acknowledge that I also eat bad ones.) Anything besides the niacin to suggest? Fish oil? Flax Seed oil? Also, what dose of niacin? About the "controlled carb" You're... (2 replies)
Is my doctor nuts?
Jan 27, 2006
... I just had a physical and a ultrasond of my heart and my heart is normal, but my cholesterol is 220, triglycerides are 570 and glucose is 100, the rest are within normal ranges. ... (4 replies)
... i have mine as high as 900 that was 2 years ago mine to is genetic now i do have the triglycerides to go with that my last count was about 200 on the triglycerides and 220 on the cholesteral i am on omega 3 1 gm 2x a day and tricor (13 replies)
... it was high triglycerides that impacted significantly my total value. ... (13 replies)
... What should be the optimal levels of t.cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and t.lipids? ... (22 replies)
... I can elaborate on something Hunter44 pointed out about a reduction in carbs. When I was eating excessive and sedentary, I managed to keep my weight above 220 lbs while eating almost no carbs. The recipe is not quite what they had in mind when they say "low carb diet. ... (23 replies)
... Hi Everybody! I'm male, 39 years old and a bit overweight 220 pounds 5ft 10" I recently had a very fast resting pulse 140 bpm (and was taken to A&E (ER in US)) because they suspected something dodgy was going on. I was released later that evening but this prompted some blood tests, a few other tests and a follow up with a cardiologist. All tests have come back ok except... (6 replies)
... er when you cholesteral is higher that would only relate to what you are eating. Maybe you just feel better eating certain high fat foods. The difference between 220 and 250 wouldn't show. ... (8 replies)
... fore Christmas, I had blood work done, and it showed a total cholesterol level of 295. I don't remember the exact values, but LDL was very high, HDL was good and triglycerides were also good. Less than a month later, as part of a study, I had it checked again. This time is came back at 178! LDL is okay, but now HDL is too low. ... (4 replies)
... I guess the point is self-evident but a vegetarian is of course someone who does not eat meat, chicken or fish... :) I think the word for someone who eats only fish and not other meats, is a pescatarian? Anyway, fish and all dairy products (milk, cheese, yoghurt, butter etc.) contain cholesterol as well as varying amounts of saturated fat. If you became a full... (4 replies)

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