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... I am 100% with you for low carb eating, even though it's difficult to reduce my consumption of bread and rice. You see, I have replaced cakes, ice creams and other sweets with 2 pcs bread with honey or bread with marmelade with no added sugars and as I am not eating much pork, beef (2-3 serving per month) and fried potatoes (never) etc rice and pasta with boiled fish or... (13 replies)
... Many of us here have had genetically high cholesterol, including moi. My overall ratio is now 2. ... (13 replies)
High cholesterol
Oct 6, 2014
... Hello Yack. 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. I will only use extra virgin olive oil for cooking from now on and will use krill oil with an extra Astaxanthin does ( I got separate pills I ordered) For RYR, I was reading some ingredients are similar to statins, is there truth 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)
... Getting your thyroid level up may help your cholesterol! I would certainly explore that option with your Dr. (7 replies)
... Don't worry, your not going to die from high cholesterol induced problems just yet. ... (16 replies)
... just found out my cholesterol count is 551 triglyceride is 634 HDL = 40 LDL 76 Im completley gonna cut out fastfoods, but now im worried to eat anything but vegtibles, not sure how long i could last on that. My question is, im allergic to seafood. Can i still take omega fat 3 pills? i now it contains some fish. Is there any alternative to that. Ive never been worried... (3 replies)
... Don't get frustrated, it doesn't help..TRUST ME!! If U have no other risk factors like diabetes, heart disease etc. etc. then I strongly suggest u get another drs. opinion. JMHO.....Good luck..... :wave: Like other's have said, there are some natural things to help with cholesterol, like garlic, small doses of Niacin, fish oil, flax seed and the list goes on. Those should... (26 replies)
... Now, these changes came about without any medications. So you see, it can be done. I think your doctor is making a mistake by starting you on cholesterol lowering drugs at your age. Doctors can be such pessimists. Quite often their attitude is negative. ... (26 replies)
... read some of the posts on here and try and lower it with a good diet. U are WAY too young to be shoved on meds. Also discuss with your dr. some natural ways to try and get your numbers down. ... (26 replies)
... doesn't mean I will die young if I don't get on the statin wagon. I worry so much about this becuase of what we hear continually, on tv, etc, but then I say.. ... (14 replies)
... I know that everyone has their own opinion but my nephew is 15 and he's been on cholesterol lowering medication since he was young (i'm not sure what age exactly, but grade school) and he has a disorder inherited from his dad in which the choleterol levels soar (my brother has had 2 open heart surgeries and he's only 38) and his son has these issues too. so, just remember... (7 replies)
... I wouldn't worry about it too much because the HDL level is very high and very protective. ... (9 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)
... is there a relationship between high levels and diabetes? ... (22 replies)
... I agree that the younger you are the better off you are in getting control on the situation. However, when you are a female in your young 20's and have severe cholestorol (280+, mine is 350) medication is sometimes not an option because of childbearing years. This is my situation. I am playing a risk game because I'm trying to have a couple more children before I go on... (4 replies)
... artgirl, You're NEVER too young to worry :* (I think the grin is broken). Seriously, be more specific about your numbers and we'll all be able to throw some advice your way. Actually the younger you get a handle on your heart's health, the better. (4 replies)
... But caution is in your favor, being as young as you are. Get a full check up and go from there. ... (7 replies)
... his ratios are more important and they are excellent. High HDL and low Trigs are great to have. ... (9 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. Definitely exercising will help as well. trigs are usually fairly easy to bring down by limiting your carb intake as well as sweets. Stay away from processed foods, the things U buy in stores as pre packaged, God only... (4 replies)

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