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... I wouldn't worry about it too much because the HDL level is very high and very protective. ... (9 replies)
... drug companies are out for money only, there are some people who need them and everyone's case is different. ... (7 replies)
High cholesterol
Oct 6, 2014
... I really appreciate the reply.. I already took one pill so far and really don't want to be taking that if I don't have to. ... (27 replies)

High cholesterol
Oct 6, 2014
... At your young age, I would recommend that you DO NOT take any statin until a natural approach to lower your fairly high figures has not worked suffiently. Your TC is only 0. ... (27 replies)
... Hi Robust and welcome. ... (7 replies)
... I also agree with what JJ just said. You are only 18 years old and obviously in very good condition. You are in no apparent danger. You've got plenty of time on your side, and your whole life to live. ... (26 replies)
... ng as they have been on the market, but they caught up to me about a little over a year ago, the last one being Lipitor. I have suffererd from muscles in my legs and to date. My Dr. seems too think I contacted P.M.R , Poly Maliga Rheumatica , from Statins as it stayed with me for over two years, but now is normal. ... (7 replies)
... Smoking deprives the heart of oxygen and that can lead to a heart attack faster than high cholesterol. Mix the two together, along with high sugar and starch consumption and your friend is mixing a potent cocktail for a cardiac event! And heart attack is not the only "gift" one can get. ... (4 replies)
... You may not have diabetes and HBP now, but you are on your way. ... (3 replies)
... Did his doctor say his numbers were really bad because I'm not seeing it that way? With his total at 248 and his HDL at 91(which by the way is excellent) that would make his risk ratio 2.7 which is very good. His trigs being in the 90's is excellent. Even if his trigs were 99 that would make his LDL 139 which could be better but I believe the other numbers really make that... (9 replies)
... his ratios are more important and they are excellent. High HDL and low Trigs are great to have. ... (9 replies)
... I've been coming here since last summer to learn how to reduce high total and LDL cholesterol. Wanted to learn how to avoid the need for statin drugs. ... (0 replies)
... You are very young and at the time in life where a change to your life style will see you good for the rest of your life. ... (8 replies)
... Most doctors are educated by their pharmecuetical reps. Numbers have to be looked at in relation to the whole lipid profile. 248 would be bad if his HDL was 35 and his trigs were 250, but they are not. ... (9 replies)
... Mine has to be heredity also, because my diet and exercise program is fine. Just thought I would give U something to discuss with your dr. ... (26 replies)
... Lisa..sounds like you definitely have to convince him to eat better foods and get at least a little exercise, as he is way too young for those problems. ... (13 replies)
... Some docs say they don't use the ratios anymore and LDL is their concern. OK, so I said put me back on Zocor generic, 10 mgs. and that's what he did. ... (12 replies)
... The only really bad thing I see is your Trigs at 444. I think if you knocked off the soda, sweets and lower your bread intake, U could get those Trigs. down. ... (4 replies)
... For diagnosis of coronary artery disease, current cardiovascular practice focuses principally on ECG exercise testing, stress perfusion imaging, and coronary arteriography. ... (33 replies)
Statins use???
Jun 5, 2006
... One of the most surprising facts about cholesterol is that there is no relationship between the blood cholesterol level and the degree of atherosclerosis in the vessels. ... (29 replies)

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