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... MG, I'm not on cholesterol meds now - had been on Lopid or Lipitor for 12 years or so, but stopped them 15 months ago due to muscle pains. I've recently been eating a lot of brown-rice with corn mixed in... I was trying to get away from meats, and started switching to this. Over the past month, I've probably averaged about 3 cups (cooked) of brown rice, and 1/2 cup of... (23 replies)
... Has anyone had any good results with this drug to lower triglycerides. My triglycerides were 650 seven months ago. I've gotten them down to 400 with a vege diet and fish pills. My dr. tried lovastatin 4 months ago, but it raised my liver numbers. ... (0 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". ... (27 replies)

... On another note, at one time, my triglycerides were at 650. They're now at 131. ... (23 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... I'm surprised they got an LDL reading with your Trigs. so high. When my husbands were over 400 they couldn't calculate his LDL....... :confused: Like Cathy said, definitely put a MAJOR halt on starchy foods like pasta, white rice, white bread, pre mixed items etc. U can look up low Glycemic foods on the web to get an idea of things to eat and things to stay away from. I... (27 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 2, 2005
... Well I've looked at all the posts here, and looks like mine are the highest. Don't know why there so high, it baffles me...Had the original test done in November when I was in the hospital for chest pains....Doctor didnt find any thing wrong with my heart or arteries,they suspect a pulled muscle, I don't have high blood pressure, most of my life I've had low blood pressure,... (27 replies)
... MG, Congrats on the reduction to 131 mg/dL; however, in time, I would bet that the bar is lowered to closer to 100 mg/dL as the optimal range. During this reduction from 650 mg/dL down, did you change any other factors such as weight, or exercise intensity? Was the reduction accomplished in conjunction with any meds? (23 replies)
... The most effective way to lower triglycerides for most people is to cut carbohydrates in your diet. When I did this, my number dropped in half. ... (20 replies)
... Ah, I think I know the issue here: you got the LDL/HDL numbers backwards. How it makes sense why they say they're "high": HDL: 34 LDL: 118 Is this correct? Not to worry, at one point, my HDL was at 28 and it's now at 36. Also, my triglycerides were once at 650 and are now at 135 (because of alcohol/carb/trans fat reduction). (12 replies)
... My cholestrol was 650 and triglycerides were over 2000 before I started meds to lower it. It is now 207. To get it down to that level, I take 2000 MG Niaspan, 10 MG Crestor, and 1950 MG Welchol daily. ... (13 replies)

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