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... And they say Total Cholesterol should be lower than 200. The problem is that they also say that HDL should be higher than 40. Isn't this conflicting? ... (6 replies)
... but I definitely eat much more chiken than red meat. I don't drink. I do have one piece of cake or some sort of sweet per day, but that's it, 1 per day. I also have 1 coke, no more. ... (13 replies)
... and I feel much better than I did. I am not taking any Cholesterol meds or supplements. ... (17 replies)

Advise Please
Dec 12, 2003
... mg. which is far lower than the original dosages. ... (16 replies)
... I have been reading up on natural remedies to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides for a couple of weeks now. I have been to every website there is on the subject...well maybe not EVERY one, but it FEELS like it. ... (18 replies)
... n for 500 mg. of niaspan. It is pretty well the last medication left on the shelf for her. I have printed out your post for her to read as you say it much better than I can. I also started with Niaspan and my cholesterol numbers have improved dramatically. I am hoping that my wife can find a way to start taking niaspan also. ... (40 replies)
... Some of the most recent guidelines suggest that if you are female, having an HDL lower then 50 is considered a risk factor for heart disease. 60 and above is considered optimal. ... (4 replies)
... The problem with low fat is you end up eating a whole lot of carbs. And carbs can really raise your triglycerides and LDL. ... (40 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)
... Diets with olive oil as the dominant fat source may help reduce visceral fat, blood glucose, blood clotting, triglycerides and oxidation of LDL cholesterol and ultimately heart disease deaths. ... (31 replies)
... Yep. I basically eliminated all grains at one time, and while it helped triglycerides some, it didn't really help my particle sizes or HDL much. ... (5 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)
... This is hard to believe, but I think Atkins is right on using no bread or sugar, or heavy carbs like potatoes or beans, to lower triglycerides. Read the post above where it worked. ... (10 replies)
... LDL cholesterol can be broken down into two kinds, pattern A and pattern B. LDL pattern A is large fluffy particles that are less dense than pattern B and not easily oxidized. LDL pattern A is essentially benign with respect to heart disease. ... (5 replies)
... I think a retest without breaking that fast with a high carb snack will get your triglycerides in line. Over the long haul, NOTHING will lower carbs better than a low cal approach to your food. Not necessarily Atkins level, but a significant reduction is sweets pays FAST dividends. ... (3 replies)
... I am 48 years old and until now I have never had any major health issues other than chronic migraines. ... (1 replies)
... lowering therapy, probably because their serum concentrations of total and LDL cholesterol are similar to those in the general population, although triglycerides may be raised and HDL cholesterol lowered in type 2 diabetes, and in type 1 diabetes with poor glycemic control. ... (1 replies)
... and really increase LDL and lower HDL. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, I know what you are saying about Cholesterol being to low. I asked the doctor about it and he said that "no, they can actually go lower with no problem, and can actually go as low as 90." But again, I guess , to me at least, will be how I feel. ... (17 replies)
Little Help
Jun 26, 2001
... You are not he worst by any means. TC is ok, LDL's too high by about 50 to 60, and your HDL's are low by about 10. Women have higher HDL's than men by about 10 points on average. I think its because they're so squeezable and sweet. ... (20 replies)




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