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... I also have very low TRIG levels. Here are the results of my latest cholestrol screen. I am 34 years old, active, 6'5", 210 lbs. Last time I had a cholesterol screen about three years ago, the results were the very similar, although I think the TRIG was in the low 30s. I have no health problems and take no medication besides multivitamins/gloucosamine/Chondritin. Any info... (2 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)
... plasma levels has traditionally been regarded as the principal goal of therapy in hypercholesterolemia. ... (19 replies)

Statin Studies
Aug 23, 2005
... e famous low fat low cholesterol diet they've been shoving down our throats for about as long as pushing statins on all of us. Go into a room full of people over 50 and guaranteed most are taking a statin drug....... or when they complained of side effects, are put on Zetia, etc. ... (31 replies)
... range, but only if the LDL is mostly large particle, their HDL levels are decent, and triglycerides are below 100. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks Jacqueline, It also seems that what SOME tests view as Lp(a), others (presumably the VAP) see a grouping of things like Lp (A1), Lp(A2), and Lp (A1+B) ...confusing and DISTINCTLY unamusing:D:D! So therefore your test probably was measuring only a fraction of what mine were. Here's a study indicating that Lp(a) is quite dangerous ...of course people undergoing... (10 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)
... Hi Mark, I did the conversion so I could understand your results (I'm in the US). First of all, LDL cholesterol is "estimated" using a formula, so although yours is elevated, it's not your "direct" level (might be higher or lower). Triglycerides are your main problem. Elevated trig's are a result of simple carbs, such as sugar and most things white: sugar, flour, rice,... (2 replies)
... weeks after my doctor added Tricor to the Lipitor 10mg I had been on for 7 years. I am a 50 year old male in otherwise good health. It's been 11 months since I stopped both drugs, and I'm still not completely over the muscle pain and weakness... ... (6 replies)
Jun 22, 2006
... I may never get to the goals of LDL below 100, so I'm looking to find a statin dose that gets me as close as possible, while not interfering with my ability to exercise and be active. ... (1 replies)
... My levels came back very high. ... (1 replies)
... never you have blood test never walk out of the office without a copy. It belongs to you NOT the Doctor. Dr. Mercola believes that an overall total cholesterol below 300 is fine. It's been lowered to 200 for obvious reasons. Call your Doctor's office and have them send you a copy. ... (11 replies)
... Hubbles, Yes, that is correct on the prices. Originally I had acquired everything through JHewitt which I think may have gone under. I got a package deal with extra capillarytubes, 6 test strips each of HDL, Triglycerides, Cholesterol and I think 50 glucose strips for about $240.00 if I recall correctly. But you may actually find better some but , package deals are always... (17 replies)

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