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Nov 8, 2001
... I am a 51 yr old female with high blood pressure and hypothyroidism and on medication for both. I am not overweight and have a good diet of mostly brown rice, vegetables and some chicken. ... (2 replies)
... U didn't list your TC, and I don't have the paper in front of me to calculate it. Your HDL is quite good, so it seems your LDL is the problem. ... (11 replies)
... I cannot answer all your questions. Now, you've said that high cholesterol is in your family, and that your grandmother has it. Do you have a family history of heart disease? ... (10 replies)

Sep 2, 2002
... m not getting any flushing with the niacin so far either, but it is giving me acid reflux, though that may just be the aspirin. I'm so tempted just to ignore the cholesterol level entirely and not even try to lower it, since my family lives so long anyway. I'll see how I do on the niacin. Thanks for all of your support! ... (41 replies)
May 27, 2006
... You had a cholesterol test when you were 12? ... (8 replies)
... Then, I guess the whole medical profession is wrong as well as the Cardiocheck people. There comes a point where a "spade is a spade", and nothing more. ... (25 replies)
... tatins. It's bad enough that they are being well overprescribed to adults! I can see it coming on statins, developing debilitating muscular aches and pains, cognitive problems, and peripheral neuropathy. What a world we're living in! ... (8 replies)
... With a current reading of 269, I don't think you have to worry about getting that low on diet alone. It is conceivable that changes in diet, lifestyle, and the addition of a statin to your treatment might eventually bring your reading that low. ... (5 replies)
... Statins frequently cause muscle aches and pains and can cause actual muscle damage . Statins can also cause cognitive impairment . Since you are a cyclist, be aware that statins can cause exercise intolerence. ... (10 replies)
... trigs. See a dr asap AND get cholesterol under control. ... (6 replies)
... The sweets are the cause for your high triglycerides. ... (2 replies)
... If they do, then you're most certainly at risk and getting your LDL down below 100 is a must. ... (19 replies)
... What I meant was I am sooooo tired of banging my head against a wall, or trying to watch everything I put in my mouth to try and get these numbers down so I don't have to listen to drs. with their "try this, try that"!! ... (6 replies)
... Her total cholesterol was 189. Her HDL was low...I think it was 23 or 26 and her LDL was not good, meaning it was high. I don't have the figures in front of me and my wife is at work but I will check later. Her iron was 6 which is extrememly low for her. ... (7 replies)
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Aug 4, 2001
... Oldguy , yeah I know this is all a big crap shoot on what will affect you and what report you read , I saw the same report you saw then I saw a different one that says it may actually lower death rates from other causes so who knows . ... (6 replies)
... On the other hand most people "know" that exiting a high floor window and flapping arms will result in death...DOES IT? ... (12 replies)
... I don't wanna say the medicine doesn't help at all, but when prescribing the pills or shots the doctor has to talk about the side effects and even say "No, don't take, it's not good, I wouldn't prescribe it even for my own child". ... (17 replies)
... You say you exercise and eat well. Exactly what is your diet? ... (3 replies)
... Hello, I haven't posted in a while but I am 50yrs young female with high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Oh yea, and I've just completed surgery and chemotherapy for breast cancer. ... (24 replies)
... It's enough to avoid the sugars. Pasta, potatoes, rice, and good bread should be the core caloric sources of his diet. ... (11 replies)

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