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... statement made before, but I don't see how you can come to that conclusion by just looking at a simple mathematical equation. The equation doesn't mean that if triglycerides go down that LDL must go up. HDL and total cholesterol can also change resulting in no direct correlation between LDL and triglycerides. ... (19 replies)
... HDL ratio should be 2.5 or less. Yours is 2.2, which is within the range. The two factors which are really in your favor are your high HDL and low triglycerides. ... (8 replies)
... As to my depends on whether my weight is up or down. ... (3 replies)

Bad Test Results
Dec 19, 2004
... To get that HDL up and those triglycerides down, you will likely need to shift your diet around. ... (6 replies)
... If not, that might explain why your triglycerides are so high. ... (19 replies)
... which is even more harmful than your LDL. ... (21 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)
... your total cholesterol should be 256, not 282. Your HDL is pretty good, and your triglycerides are excellent. It's just that your LDL is high, which is driving up your total number. Is a calculated LDL of 190 complete justification for you to be placed on a lifelong regimen of statin drugs? ... (4 replies)
... A simple test that scrutinizes bad cholesterol more closely may more reliably predict who is going to have a heart attack, new research indicates. ... (20 replies)
Fish Oil...
Nov 11, 2007
... Fish oil has been well studied and there is growing "evidence" that it "may be" cardio protective. But no there are not any "definitive test" to the best of my knowledge. ... (19 replies)
New test results
Jan 30, 2004
... Whether you realize it or not, you really don't have too clear a picture of your actual risk. Your LDL was most likely never measured, only calculated. ... (6 replies)
... My doc. called and told me my overall cholesterol is 303 my bad cholesterol is 220. He said I must go on meds. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, that is correct on the prices. Originally I had acquired everything through JHewitt which I think may have gone under. ... (17 replies)
... no one type of diet is right for everyone. ... (30 replies)
Niacin and zocor
Jan 17, 2003
... all in one pill. I believe it is called Advicor. ... (28 replies)
... Mart" the right type or is there some more effective? ... (17 replies)
... rious", just that the sparse human based clinical trials showed no benefits. I have seen several of the type you included, but in clinical terms this information is based mainly on the pharmacokinetics of the product, and actual clinical experience seems lacking that if people take lecithin, their HDL will increase. ... (24 replies)
... You will get a very substantial drop in your cholesterol, especially LDL and TRIGLYCERIDES. ... (16 replies)

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