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... The doctor put me on Gemfibrozil, but I have not taken it because I would prefer some natural remedy, if I can find one that will work. As I understand, this Gemfibrozil can cause gastrointestinal side effects, and is "hard" on your liver... ... (13 replies)
... Two drinks a day will up your tri's a little but if you can also up the HDL's the benefit to risk ratio is high. People who have high triglycerides from drinking are those who have FAR more than 2 drinks a day. ... (13 replies)
... I Wonder, if you ever tried "CINNAMON POWDER". Just buy some Natural Cinnamon Sticks from your Local Grocery Shop. Grind the same into Powder and Start taking at Breakfast Just appx. 1 Tea Spoon Daily. ... (13 replies)

... It is specific for people who suffer hypertriglyceridemia as you seem to. It prevents the liver from making new triglycerides from fatty acids and also inhibits VLDL cholesterol formation. Also bosts HDL. ... (13 replies)
... THe effect of niacin on LDL and triglycerides is far smaller than most of the statins but the effect on raising HDL is where niacin shines as the winner. ... (25 replies)
... Better, try natural remedies. ... (22 replies)
... side effects from that and add 10 mg. of Zetia. I realize that my HDL is high, but my other numbers are in line. I wanted to just take 10 mg. of Lipitor and do natural things like cinnamon and flax, vitamin C. But he said he wouldn't know how much to tell me to take. ... (4 replies)
... HDL 41, LDL 200, triglycerides 241. I have had high cholesterol my whole life. ... (10 replies)
... Tricor is usually prescribed for high triglycerides but sometimes for low HDL. It might be better for your son to try some natural remedies to raise his HDL before resorting to medication. Tricor can cause some of the same side effects as statins. I would suggest he eat walnuts, pecans, etc. ... (1 replies)
... but your HDL is good and your triglycerides are not bad. ... (37 replies)
... My husband takes ResQ 1250, which is rather expensive so we buy it in quantity from a supplement website, not the official website. It is comparable to the Omicor(?) prescription Omega 3 capsules. I take TheraTears, which is supposed to be good for contact lens wearers, but happens to have flaxseed oil as well as vitamin E and Omega 3. I don't have high cholesterol. Jane (13 replies)
... Ok, I will try the slow release. I know the regular gave me bad headaches several years ago. Wouldn't the drinks up the try's? (13 replies)
... Any particular brand of the Omega 3. No itching with it so far! (13 replies)
... Llquim, I am so glad you got such an excellent response from the gemfibrozil. Now you need to boost your HDL somewhat. Why not try taking up to 1000 mg. of niacin in any form that you can tolerate. Even a slow acting formulation at 500 mg/day is likely to give you a nice boost. Two drinks a day will work wonders also. (13 replies)
... You may want to consider taking more Omega 3 capsules per day if you want better results. My husband takes four pharma grade in the morning and four before going to bed. Also a friend of mine is on Gemfibrozil and experiencing an itching problem so do watch for side effects. Otherwise, good luck. Jane (13 replies)
... Hi everyone, sorry it took so long to get back, but I have old #s and news #s after taking Gemfibrozil for 4 weeks: Dec Total 259 HDL 31 LDL Too high to measure Trigly's 475 Feb Total 180 (13 replies)
... If you are suffering from Metabolic X there is a very good chance that you are low in magnesium. Also a very good chance that you have a thyroid problem. Doctors should be testing Free T3 and it seems they rarely do. It does not make sense since Free T3 is the active part of the thyroid hormone. Most doctors are under the assumption that T4 changes into Free T3 (as it is... (13 replies)
... Llquim, Yes it sounds like a genetic problem to me. That is the kind that most often is resistant to diet changes. The aunt with pancreatitis from hypertriglyceridemia is very telling. Look further into Metabolic Syndrome...other markers that you didn't mention specifically are a very low HDL and an abundance of abdominal fat. Do these pertain to you? Of course KNOWING... (13 replies)
... Cutting back on carbs would be very effective in lowering your trigs. It cut my number in half. You mention cake and coke, which have lots of suugar, but what about bread, potatoes, pasta, rice, anything made with flour, and many fruits. All of these raise your trigs. (13 replies)
... Hi Lenin, Thanks for responding. I apologize I was not able to call the doctor's office. They told me the #'s a month or so ago, but I didn't write them down. I will call them first thing Monday and get the complete #'s so you'll have the complete picture. (13 replies)




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