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... I would not attempt to try an increased daily alcohol intake approach as my triglycerides are high and alcohol causing spikes in triglycerides. ... (14 replies)
... It really depends on how much fat, and how much I overeat. I can take mine as low as 55 mg/dL, and as long as I exercise, and maintain my weight, I am capped at 84 mg/dL. The difference was that my HDL that corresponded with the 55 LDL was 44 mg/dL or less, while my HDL that comes with the 84 mg/dL LDL is generally > 60 mg/dL. All of this is unmedicated (now). I am not... (8 replies)
... ides, always around 55, was now at 129. I was shocked but must say that my TSH was now at 5.53, 6 is the max. It was normally at 2.25 and my free T3 and free T4 below normal. So I am guessing the increase in tri's are related to the TSH etc. being off. ... (4 replies)

High Triglycerides
Nov 15, 2006
... ibrates . This could definetly cause the problems you are seeing. Another case of them treating the symptoms instead of trying to find out what is causing it . Below is some warnings. ... (2 replies)
... Good point ZippyDawg. Below is a list of some foods in the lowest GI/GL cateory. Lowest Glycemic Index 1 thru 55 & Lowest Glycemic Load 1 thru 10. Food (GL, GI) All-bran cereal (8,42) Apples (6,38) Carrots (3,47) Cherries, raw (3,22) Chick peas (9,42) (10 replies)
... rollo, your HDL and triglyceride numbers look good. HDL could be a little higher, but it is still good. Triglycerides are excellent. And your ratio is excellent. Whatever you do, don't get on any lipid lowering drugs. ... (16 replies)
Improved results!
Sep 15, 2002
... Hi, all-- This is a follow-up to a message called "Greetings and Question" on Sept. 6. I'm happy to report improved cholesterol levels! I apologize in advance for the long message, but I wanted to include some background details. Here are the numbers. Before (May 31, 2002): 243 - Overall 136 - Triglycerides 161 - LDL 55 - HDL 4.4 - Overall / HDL ratio (6 replies)
... ears down the road you could begin to have some problems. I think right now you have nothing to worry about. With the numbers you've given that would make your triglycerides 130. That number should be below 160. One way to improve that ratio of 4.64 is by doing more of a cardio workout. That should help raise your HDL. ... (7 replies)
... These are my results that calculator gave me: NCEP ATP III Recommendation No drug therapy is recommended as LDL-C <190 mg/dL (4.91 mmol/L) Treatment goal is LDL-C <160 mg/dL (<2.59 mmol/L) If triglycerides level is >200 mg/dl (>2.26 mmol/L) when LDL-C target is achieved, secondary goal for non-HDL-C (total minus HDL cholesterol) is <190 mg/dL (<4.91... (8 replies)
... Low cholesterol is anything below average. And high cholesterol is anything above average. I though I hade that covered in the first sentence, which gives the average as 130. ... (26 replies)
... I have a total cholesterol of 241 and HDL is 64 which gives me a ratio of 3.8. Ratio should be below 5.0 for men and 4.0 for women. Greater is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease. Technically, I'm fine but is this really true? ... (3 replies)

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