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... The cholesterol network is highly complex, and no matter what you read in the press or science papers, it's true level of functionality is still not fully understood. I believe it's the condition of the first part of network that is the answer, the liver. ... (7 replies)
... To lower your LDL to a good level first of all cut out all red meat. ... (10 replies)
Hi TRIg's Level
Jun 17, 2008
... While your trigs are high, they could be worse. I have seen some postings here with trigs upwards of 1000. But your HDL is very low at 33. That is probably just as problematic if not more so than the trigs. ... (5 replies)

... Generally, anything starting at 150. But it really depends on the laboratory that's involved in determining your levels - use their "reference range" to determine what's normal for you and what's not. Typically, 50 - 149 = normal 150 - 199 = borderline high 200 - 499 = high >= 500 = very high I think the reason why your doctor is concerned about you being diabetic... (5 replies)
Abnormal ck level
Aug 19, 2011
... Here's my story for your review as you deal with this whole statin issue. I've been on low dose Zocor (simvastatin is the generic version and I take that) for about 3 - 4 years now -- had high overall cholesterol for years but very high HDL and low trigs, but my former (now retired) doctor talked me into taking Zocor. I have found that my chol. ratio is the same whether... (3 replies)
... Eating Low Carb would benefit you greatly. If you want to try OTC supplementation before the heavy-duty meds there are many posts here outlining exactly what to take to raise HDL and lower LDL and Trigs. If you do a search you will find them. Exercise is beneficial as well. Wish you the best with this. Tess (2 replies)
... If your liver tests look ok and you can tolerate the flush you can up the Niaspan. At higher dosages Niaspan can lower the LDL and TGs in addition to increasing the HDL. Your TGs can be dropped with diet as pointed out by LauraBow. Also TGs can be dropped with fish oil. You need a fairly large dosage of fish oil to see a significant drop in TGs. At high dosages the fish oil... (7 replies)
... LDL, HDL, Trigs so we could have a better idea of what your situation actually is. ... (5 replies)
Boosting HDL level
Nov 30, 2005
... What were your various lipid numbers last time on 40 mg Pravachol - TC, LDL, HDL, trigs? Knowing that might give us an idea of the total picture. Increasing exercise helps some people. Eating egg yolks can increase HDL, too, but it may depend upon the rest of your lipid profile as to whether or not it is wise. (17 replies)
... I don't think cinnamon will do any harm to the liver. Frankie turned me on to it about 2 months ago. I take about a 1/2 tsp. a day, usually in the a.m. with my oatmeal. I just had tests done this week, so dying to see if it helped out. It is suppose to be very good for keeping blood sugar levels stable, and also for the Trigs. I use the regular stuff U buy to put in your... (16 replies)
... I know that my risk level is still very high...still has my quite concerned...but I'm still going to try this natural route for awhile longer. ... (8 replies)
... Trigs Her blood level was 10. ... (20 replies)
... is metabolized, it frequently will be transformed into LDL Cholesterol. so on Tricor there is a typical latent increase in the patient's LDL level as the excess lipoproteins wash out of the system. ... (23 replies)
... However, your triglyceride level of 552 leaves an awful lot to be desired. ... (8 replies)
Jul 7, 2002
... And with a high triglyceride level of 400, this means that approximately 80 points of your total cholesterol is due to the triglycerides alone. ... (1 replies)
... You say your doctor said that Niacin will affect your HDL and Trigs bt not your LDL. ... (28 replies)
... HDL ratio. Your LDL level was probably 'calculated', not directly measured, and part of the calculation is based on the triglycerides. ... (27 replies)
What Should I do?
Nov 11, 2003
... Thanks very much for your reply it has helped to put me a bit more at ease. What is your opinion of red yeast rice as a supplement? (3 replies)
What Should I do?
Nov 11, 2003
... Even a very basic understanding of math tells you that the higher your trigs the lower will your LDL be. If you had trigs at a level of 200, your LDL would have been barely over 100. Sounds good, but who wants trigs at 200? ... (3 replies)
Mar 29, 2011
... yack is correct..try and work on your Trigs as those carry the fatty deposits in your system to your LDL. Usually people with Diabetes tend to have higher Trigs. ... (3 replies)

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