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... Everything I read seems to indicate that a higher level of triglycerides usually indicates a problem with cholesterol also. What is the real answer for me. ... (1 replies)
... t would have taken a few seconds to copy the test. Every doctors office has a copier machine. This is the reason why you don't know what your HDL, LDL, Ratio and Triglycerides are. I have a total cholesterol of 241 but my ratio is 3.8 which is excellent. ... (5 replies)
Questions
Aug 5, 2003
... ust returned from the doctor where I took another blood test, this one having fasted. I took a test last week and my numbers were Total Cholesterol 240, LDL 88. Triglycerides 240 and HDL 24. ... (18 replies)

... I have high cholesterol - 240 and low triglycerides. Doc put me on Lipitor. Can I have low trigs and high cholesterol? If so, how can this be? (2 replies)
... Could someone please comment on these numbers for a female in her early 60's? Total chol 257 Triglycerides 240 HDL 50 LDL 159 VLDL 48 What is VLDL? Is there an effective alternative to statins for these numbers? (2 replies)
... Hello All, Sneaking over here from the thyroid board - where many of us have high cholesterol - my readings are: Cholesterol 260 MG/DL (<200) maxed out at 292 two months ago Triglycerides 240 MG/DL (<150) maxed out over 300 several months ago HDL 52 MG/DL (>39) LDL 160 MG/DL (<100) Risk Ratio 3.08 (<3.22) (8 replies)
Zocor
Jul 7, 2002
... is quite common based on the postings on this board. I wouldn't assume that your high triglycerides are hereditary as this is extremely rare. ... (1 replies)
... carb because it helped me in the past, lowering total cholesterol from 240 to 203. But it had clearly stopped helping me. ... (2 replies)
... So, from your example, your capsules contian 600 mg of Omega 3's...EPA 360mg PLUS DHA 240 mg. ... (23 replies)
Weird Cholesterol
Oct 22, 2004
... vel. And don't worry about that LDL of 170 because that number isn't accurate. See, on the majority of lipid tests the lab measures total cholesterol, HDL, and triglycerides but they calculate LDL rather than measure it. ... (7 replies)
... ed, and no doctor has ever suggested that I should be on a statin. The last time I had my cholesterol checked was in 2002. My LDL was 114, my HDL was 107, and my triglycerides were 65. Believe it or not, in 1999 my numbers were actually better. My HDL was even higher than my LDL! ... (33 replies)
... statin before going on Tricor. Worst case, you get the health benefits from omega 3s, even if it doesn't reduce triglycerides enough. And only 720mg of Omega 3 is useless for triglycerides. ... (15 replies)
Questions
Aug 5, 2003
... but since you lift weights...I can understand the desire to keep the proteins at a higher level. Again, for me, at higher weight, lowering carbs helped keep my triglycerides down a bit, but at lower weights, I can eat refined carbs like a maniac and my triglycerides stay in the 40s. ... (18 replies)
... Cholesterol-lowering supplement Artichoke extract May reduce total cholesterol and LDL, or "bad," cholesterol May cause gas or an allergic reaction Barley May reduce total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol None Beta-sitosterol (found in oral supplements and some margarines, such as Promise Activ) May reduce total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol May cause nausea,... (5 replies)
... times a week, about 45 minutes. In August I was retested, total cholesterol went down to 204, Triglycerides plummeted from 121 to 68, and LDL went from 154 to 134. HDL only went up two points to 56. ... (7 replies)
I am screwed....
Dec 5, 2006
... go on some kind of statin. With these kinds of numbers and my genetic predisposition, I'm not sure that I have a choice. I'm thinking that I should go after the triglycerides with tricor. I know better than to try to mix tricor with lipitor and such, so I'm banking on the tricor. ... (5 replies)
New test results
Jan 30, 2004
... Justgettinby, Here's what the doctor is looking for: I hope that helped! (6 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... As an ex body builder myself I would say to try and lose some weight first and foremost. Even though a playing weight of 240 might have been OK in college, years later it might be to much. ... (12 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)
... For starters, I think the medical profession places way too much emphasis on total cholesterol and LDL levels (hey, when you have a hammer, i.e. cholesterol lowering meds, every problem looks like a nail). Second, a total cholesterol level of 226 mg/dl is not classified as high cholesterol - it falls within the range of borderline high cholesterol (200-240 mg/dl). Over 240... (12 replies)




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