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... ery other organ starts to deteriorate. But, and but again, some doctors' insist of trying to place these very healthy people on statins because their cholesterol levels are over the norm. ... (7 replies)
... o female who had high cholesterol 3 months ago and was put on Simvastatin 20mg. My cholesterol was 243, ldl 165, hdl 55 and trigs 117. Well I just went to get lab work done to recheck it and my cholesterol is now 147, ldl 70, hdl 44 and trigs 164. ... (3 replies)
... HDL went up, LDL went down along with trigs and my whole chol was 142... ... (0 replies)

... Ive known of my high levels for years and have been on Lescol and lipitor....both have done little to help me get in a safe range....although diet has done the best..... ... (8 replies)
... erol I was 18, and at that time they were only concerned with HDL and LDL levels. Over the past few years though my doctors have become more concerned with Trig levels as well. ... (4 replies)
... Below are my old & new ranges after taking Zetia for three weeks. I guess it’s good news & bad. It’s great that my “bad” levels have decreased, but now I see that my “good” HDL has decreased from 52 to 43. That’s not good. :( I have heard that taking supplements of Vitamin E will increase your HDL. Are there other supplements I can take? ...I forgot to add ...I AM... (21 replies)
... My total is 306 Trigs 469 Hdl 36 lol came back invalid. These are elevated from 3 months ago Total 261 Trigs 347 Hdl 34 (1 replies)
... but look at the average of several readings. I don't consider your cholesterol levels to be too high... ... (20 replies)
... vier side, watch normally what i eat, dont count eating Pizza twice a month as unhealthy and eat a lot of vegetables and i was shocked to see that my cholesterol levels were very high. I was told by the doctor that this is genetic, my partner who is heavier than me had much lower LDL than me. ... (4 replies)
... Yes fish oil supplements will bring trigs down. I too think you were put on statins way too fast because your ratios were good. Statins can cause many side effects however many people take them. ... (3 replies)
Very disappointed
Feb 21, 2016
... Trigs levels to hand so that we can advise you further? ... (12 replies)
... DHA. Have your D3 levels checked and supplement to get them to the upper end of normal. If your Dr. thinks that the D3 is a waste then get another Dr. Good Luck............. ... (7 replies)
... MomCat1, You may have already posted them on another thread, but what exactly are your cholesterol numbers (TC, HDL, LDL, Trigs)? And if you know, how have they changed recently? If your doctor says there is no underlying health reason why your numbers are going up (diabetes, hypothyroidism), and it sounds like you've given lifestyle changes and supplements a good try,... (20 replies)
Zocor
Jul 7, 2002
... Low HDL levels combined with high triglycerides place you at a much higher risk of heart disease than average. ... (1 replies)
... I've seen that 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. And no studies that I am aware of support this... (19 replies)
... HDL ratio levels sitting nicely in the low category risk area for CHD. ... (8 replies)
... YOu'll also probably see a rise in HDL Levels too. ... (23 replies)
Metabolic syndrome
Sep 18, 2004
... I think a distinction should be made here. Cutting carbs will lower trigs, but cutting simple carbs and eating complex carbs will help you lower cholesterol levels without bumping your trigs too much. ... (12 replies)
... so lowering trigs will help your TC. ... (2 replies)
... My numbers have never been as high as yours, but I have had trigs of 685mg/dL before. I went on gemfibrozil at first, but switched to tricor awhile back as I also take a statin (fibrate+statin is high risk of side effects anyway, but gemfibrozil+statin is the worst combination). It's pretty well documented that even a little alcohol can cause large increases in plasma... (5 replies)




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