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... I am scared out of my wits...I just got my cholesteral blood work back from my doctor. ... (30 replies)
... LDL levels are out of whack. I forget the numbers right now but will call the doctor to find out exactly and post again with them. ... (13 replies)
... I also have a cholesterol level of 700. ... (20 replies)

... Drs. nurse called me this morning to say dr. wants me to come in next week to "discuss results" even though I'm now taking 40 of lipitor. She said these results were high for someone already taking lipitor even at 20mg and maybe it "wasn't working at all". ... (24 replies)
... unting on me to be around for it. I feel like I'm walking a tightrope. Any advice or thoughts on my predicament would be appreciated. I do know about the dangers of alcohol...and that there aren't any guarantees regarding heart attack and stroke. Still, I have to make this decision about medication. ... (5 replies)
High Chlo, Tri
Oct 25, 2009
... am 39 and weigh 185. I have all my care done at the VA which, btw, I have had great care. I have AVNRT and had the ablation done exactly a year ago today. My Triglycerides have come down from 1158 to just over 500. My Cholesterol is over 280. I have had 6 months of extreme each month goes by I feel worse. ... (2 replies)
... and in 6 weeks my TC was lowered to 177 but one of my liver enzymes was elevated. ... (4 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... Elevated homocysteine is more of a factor than elevate cholesterol. ... (12 replies)
I think I got it
Feb 7, 2007
... e I broke a rib. My side hurt for about 3 weeks. Just when that started feeling better, I was tying my shoes when I heard a "snap" near my lower back and was out of commission for about two weeks. ... (5 replies)
... the option of measurement is best reserved for persons with a strong family history of premature CHD or those with genetic causes of hypercholesterolemia, such as familial hypercholesterolemia. ... (23 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... and he has been good for the last 20 years. My mother's father died of a massive coronary at 49, so I have a history on both sides of my family. ... (12 replies)
Fish Oil Results
Apr 5, 2005
... Here is the results of my cholesterol lowering plan with no medications. I have been taking a pharmaceutical grade fish oil 10,000mg per day. ... (27 replies)
... I have posted before but am getting no response. I am very scared! I got a message on my answering machine telling me my Cholesterol was 280, and my triglycerides 819!!!!!! Don't know my good or bad cholesterol as I guess I am lucky I got this message! Told me to increase my Lipitor to 20mg. ... (20 replies)
... Have U asked your dr. to try U on something else? Not all meds. work the same for folks, so could be the Vytorin just isn't for U. Hope they can find something else that doesn't make U so exhausted, not a good way to be. Best wishes.... :wave: (6 replies)
... I am only 32 and I feel like i am too young to have to start a regimen of pill taking for the rest of my life. Sort of depresses me, but......I don't want to have a heart attack or stroke and leave my kids without a mother. ... (6 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... As an ex body builder myself I would say to try and lose some weight first and foremost. Even though a playing weight of 240 might have been OK in college, years later it might be to much. ... (12 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... m very good to me. Going even lower is not necessarily a good thing, and I think the only way you will realistically get to these lower numbers is to go to 20mg of Lipitor. ... (12 replies)
Latest Happening
Jun 20, 2001
... veloped slight nausea for the next three days, which indicated to me that her tri's were falling fast and that she was converting them to an overabundant supply of bile salts.. Unfortunately, I won't know her tri's until the 24th of July, and by then, she may have a normal lipid distribution. ... (11 replies)
... I got the results of this week's blood test. ... (42 replies)

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