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... :wave: Arizona, I went to the dr today for bp check and got a look at my file. My tc was not 335, but 317, my hdl was 65, my ldl 225 and trigs were 139. the nurse said the trigs were not bad, she seemed impress. So my ?? is why is my gp freakin out? Will this change the ratio from 5.15? It seems i can't lower my bp or cholesterol . the only thing i've seem to be able to... (34 replies)
... :) Thank u Arizona. i didn't know what trigs were or how it effected my cholesterol. Is 5.15 really bad? I am diabetic and don't eat alot of cookies or breads. I do like corn muffins and biscuits but I limit them due to glucose levels. I don't use margarines, I eat just plain food no salt (yuck) but garlic and pepper. I read somewhere that soy products help lower... (34 replies)
... High levels of triglycerides can thicken the blood, and increase your chances of forming clots and clog blood vessels. For most people, triglycerides can be lowered with a reduced intake of carbohydrates. ... (34 replies)

... To make a long story short. I'm 26. I had Graves Disease. Treated with radioactive iodine to ablate the thyroid. Treatment worked real well. I'm now Hypothyroid with a TSH of 53. ... (1 replies)
... minimize the processed carbs are are eating enough fresh veggies, fruit, real whole grains, etc. ... (8 replies)
... Your HDL looks good, and your triglycerides are high, but besides that, you can't tell too much from the numbers. ... (8 replies)
... the starches, sugars, breads, pasta, or any other white flour products. Cut out sweets, junk foods, and anything else that contains hydrogenated fats. Emphasize high protein foods, like meat, fish, and eggs. ... (7 replies)
... I've always been on the high side for triglycerides my whole life. 200, 300, 400's not that abnormal but total cholesterol usually around 200 with my HDL's being a little low. ... (2 replies)
... and usually get them vis a vie cholesterol numbers, triglycerides are another animal. ... (7 replies)
... f course after what he has been thru the past 2 months, I'm sure his system is totally out of wack. Hopefully next week we can get on our normal schedule, things are looking better. ... (17 replies)
... st idea. That's because they're prescribing drugs based on very sketchy and highly unreliable information. The truth is, they just don't know, since they have no real solid criteria on how to accurately determine absolute risk. ... (26 replies)
... It's conceivable how this can happen, at least temporarily, when using fish oil. Fish oil is probably most effective at lowering triglycerides and, for many people with high triglycerides, a phenomenon occurs that as triglycerides come down, LDL tends to rise. ... (17 replies)
... You are fortunate that you have identified the problem at an early age and before you developed T2 diabetes. As I said it can be done. The real benefit to you is not the numbers on a lab report. ... (2 replies)
... Triglycerides can be raised by eating a diet too high in fats and sugars. Alcohol is another example of something that can raise triglycerices also breads especially white breads. ... (7 replies)
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Jul 15, 2003
... As I see it, you have made some definite improvements. Your problem is not so much that your cholesterol is high, but that your HDL is low, and your triglycerides are high. Are you restricting fats, and consuming a lot of carbohydrates. ... (6 replies)
... People who are insulin resistant tend to have high cholestoral and triglycerides. My was very high when I found out that I was diabetic. It is a real challenge to get it down and keep it down. I wish I could say that I was at my ideal weight, but, I'm working on it. You do have that going in your favor. ... (9 replies)
... Hello folks, I'm posting here because my Doctor wants me on Lipitor for high LDL but if possible I would rather go the diet route. Not asking anyone to contradict my Doctor, but is it possible diet is playing a role? ... (3 replies)
... I am 5"6, 155 pounds... and here is the real kicker, I DON'T TOUCH SUGAR. ... (4 replies)
... When you say you are on Omega-3's, do you mean over-the-counter fish oil, or the prescription stuff, Omacor? Fish oil made a difference in my numbers, but I still need a fibrate (Tricor) to get my and keep my trig's down. I have read that Omacor can be much more effective then OTC fish oil. With your triglycerides, I'm surprised your doctor didn't at least have you go on a... (14 replies)
... Many high carb foods, by chance? ... (5 replies)

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