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... Yes and no. Will a low fat diet? ... (6 replies)
... just got my numbers back after being on the "protein power" diet and my total chol. is 188, but triglycerides is 26. alan, is this considered too low? ... (2 replies)
... Not if you replace those natural saturated fats with hydrogenated vegetable oils. And the amount of cholesterol and saturated fat that you eat really doesn't have much of an effect on your blood cholesterol levels since the lions share of it is produced by your own liver. ... (26 replies)

... To a large degree, the high HDL and low triglycerides cancels out the higher LDL. The high HDL also improves your ratio. For ex. ... (5 replies)
... momcat1, I can sympathize - lifestyle changes work better in some than in others. I've tried, and I can't budge my HDL much no matter what I do. Sometimes genetics trump lifestyle changes... Only other suggestions I have are a) try niacin - several on this site have had good results with a prescription slow-release form called Niaspan. I'm using a slow-release... (20 replies)
... Yes, but just because my wife hates to cook fish, and I find that seafood doesn't really work well with my diet. ... (24 replies)
... blood pressure perfect, low bad cholesterol, CPK 109, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Let's go back to your first post. Your TG levels point you in the category of severe hypertriglyceridemia. ... (23 replies)
HIGH Triglycerides
Apr 23, 2006
... All these are quite uncommon and not unlike the low risk of statins but should be watched for. Liver function should be monitored by a blood test every couple months at first. ... (10 replies)
... Hubble, It ain't easy. I have been on ultra low carbs, fat free, low cholesterol , no alcohol, for twenty years. ... (20 replies)
... HDL ratio of less than 2.0 indicating a very low risk of heart disease. A ratio of 5.0 indicates moderate risk. The higher the ratio, the higher the risk. ... (4 replies)
... since statins don't really work well on triglycerides anyhow. ... (3 replies)
... HDL ratio is 2.0 and your triglycerides 0.7. You might want to research the "how to's" of low carb eating. You actually have many choices within the low carb realm. Fruit is fine but not all fruit. Same with veggies. Cutting out sweets and snacks that are loaded with carbs will certainly help. ... (2 replies)
... HDL ratio is 2.0 and your triglycerides 0.7. You might want to research the "how to's" of low carb eating. You actually have many choices within the low carb realm. Fruit is fine but not all fruit. Same with veggies. Cutting out sweets and snacks that are loaded with carbs will certainly help. ... (2 replies)
... Yes, I believe that cholesterol levels can be too low, and your husband's level already approaches a rather low level. But just how low is too low has not been determined. His original cholesterol level of 208 was really not that high at all. ... (19 replies)
... If you go on a statin, I'd advise starting on a low dose to see if it helps. If not, work with your doctor to increase it. ... (20 replies)
... that its something more in depth. Its not hereditary because my parents and grandparents are known to have really low cholesterol. ... (26 replies)
... With your decent triglycerides, your LDL particle sizes are probably large, which is the good variety, so you would be at low risk. But without getting a VAP, you don't really know. ... (4 replies)
... ked so hard to lose those 15 pounds. After the report came back, my wife was talking to her about the bad news and she said her husband had confided to her, "It really didn't matter what kind of improvements she was making that she would always have this problem because of past genetic history." That's a real bummer! ... (7 replies)
... HDL ratio has been shown to be a much better predictor of heart disease risk than total cholesterol or LDL levels which seem to be the only thing that doctors focus on. ... (6 replies)


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