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... Actually your body produces more cholesterol than you could ever eat. Cutting the fats in the diet is good to help the liver but it really does not do much in the way of lowering it. ... (7 replies)
... Hey good for you Christian. Sometimes we can get those numbers down with diet and exercise, even if it is a struggle at times. ... (21 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)

... In regards to what I said. The fact of the matter is that emerging research shows that cholesterol is NOT a valid indicator of risk to the patient. ... (13 replies)
... but which works and two years of the low fat diet did nothing for my numbers. I did manage to improve my trigs and my HDL. ... (22 replies)
... I was found to have high cholesterol 2 years ago when I started with coronary heart disease symptom of angina. ... (9 replies)
... de, but small changes do have an effect. That is the point. You don't have to hit the gym for an hour. Maybe park a little farther from the store. Maybe pass up your normal Whopper for a chicken salad. Maybe switch a steak for a salmon, or maybe instead of 5 steaks a week, 3. If it adds a year to your life... ... (32 replies)
Welchol Update!
Feb 4, 2002
... I was down to 168 with Lipitor, and with Baycol 170, but I felt like crap. ... (6 replies)
... ries cleaned in 94, then they shoved him on Lipitor for 7 yrs. During that time he developed the type 2 diabetes, along with some nasty muscle problems and wound up having to retire 3 yrs. earlier then he wanted. He finally got fed up with the aches and pains plus weakness and dumped the statins. ... (14 replies)
Cinnamon capsules?
May 30, 2006
... kick last year as well, he will NOT drink the tea, actually makes faces at me when I drink it...LOL Oh well, 2 out of 3 isn't bad. He is type 2 diabetic, and his cholesterol was also an issue, especially his Trigs. ... (22 replies)
... nything else to try for the Trigs. but is going to research a couple of things and get back to us. Like he said, a statin isn't going to help with Trigs., as his cholesterol is fairly low at 224 and his HDL went up from 32 to 38 which isn't too bad, but of course could be better. ... (1 replies)
... veggies. I am just a mess, don't know what to believe. I got my last results in the mail today...they didn't even bother to call me..just mail the bad news. Says cholesterol is 186,,I can live with that..but Trigs, are 669, HDL is 36, and LDL, I can not find on the report, other than the risk factor which is 5.2 high. ... (13 replies)
... Your's aren't too out of whack, but U need to try and get your HDL up, that is the good cholesterol. Mine use to be up in the high 50's low 60's, have no idea why mine is getting low? ... (5 replies)
... I have been started on 40mg Crestor instead of 40mg Lipitor by my consultant as my latest total cholesterol was 199, LDL 90 and Trigs 214. I have read that Crestor should always be started low and titrated up as needed, not started as high. ... (1 replies)
Feb 21, 2007
... Let me be the first to chip in. The sweets are probably driving up your triglycerides. If you cut down on the sugars, maybe switch to diet mountain dew, I think your trigs will drop. Also, fish oil tablets are good for lowering trigs. ... (8 replies)
... Hello, haven't been here in a long time. Anyway, going back for another cholesterol test in a couple of months. It's been roughly 9 months. Will also get homocysteine test done. ... (10 replies)
... The only modification besides adding krill oil is that I gave up my bagel with cream cheese for breakfast. But that is all I gave up. ... (8 replies)
... won't make a statement that you would not have a heart attack or stroke, but anyone one of us could have a heart attack or stroke at any time. If you've had the cholesterol and trig problem for a while....stopping the medication while you get the thyroid under control should not affect anything. ... (39 replies)
... Well Mark...join the crowd!! My numbers are up also since I stopped with the statins a few months ago, but the dr. said for now to let it be, as they are not too bad. ... (10 replies)
... Chris S.. His cardiologist gives him much better advice than his reg. dr., that is why he made an appt. with him. When his trigs. went up to 400 last year, his reg. dr. paniced and doubled his dose of Lipitor, which made him sick as hell. ... (22 replies)

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