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Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 10, 2005
... Well, it's a good thing you're finding this out now...at age 50. Although your HDL is pretty good, the LDL has to come down. I'm an advocate of LDL 100 or less. That means you would need a total of around 180, given your TRIGS and HDL. If you can accomplish that with diet..GREAT. If not....well...statins are the way to go. I was at LDL 160 a year ago and couldn't do a thing... (22 replies)
... You should DEFINITELY get a blood test for LIVER FUNCTION as well as cholesterol..it's not that expensive and you only need to do it once a year after the first test.. ... (13 replies)
Homocysteine
Oct 27, 2003
... Thank you for the information on cod liver oil and lecithin. I would love to see 58 hdl on a test!. Only been on folic and zetia for 2wks will retest in 4wks. I will post results. How long before you saw some improvement. Hell... ... (11 replies)

... the worst experienced stomach aches. This med can be taken in conjunction with a statin to reduce Chlestorol even more. I'm trying it alone so I won't know the results until my blood test 3mos from now. They don't even do a 1 mo. test as it does not affect your liver like a statin does. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone! You have quite an interesting community here, lots of good info! first things first: I apologize for the wall of text. Now some background. Iím a male, 35 years old and three months ago I was diagnosed with high blood pressure, then 3 weeks later with high cholesterol, at the time of the first appointment with the internist I was obese with 107 kilos (236... (3 replies)
... Lutheran, CRESTOR will definitely help lower inflammation and your blood CRP level, which is a strong indicator of inflammation. Vitamin C (approx. 1000 mg+ a day) will address many of your concerns. Vitamin C has been studied for almost every health condition from Cancer to Heart disease with very positive results. Note: Magnesium is also known to help with many... (15 replies)
... You are likely correct, Hubble. Tests of Lipitor 10 mg. show around a 15-25% triglyceride drop. But there is one sure way to test your hypothesis: stop the Lipitor for 60 days and continue only your diet changes and retest. Was that 435 triglyceride typical of your previous triglycerides? A second possibility is that it was a fluke. Have you lowered your caloric intake... (3 replies)
Vytorin
Feb 26, 2006
... I am very interested in your results on Vytorin. Please keep us posted, hopefully in this thread. ... (19 replies)
No real change
Nov 29, 2005
... Geez, that is a bummer to have gone thru all that and got very lil change. Sounds like U have tried everything, so I guess it is definitely genetic. Although your TC and LDL are high, your HDL is also great, as are your Trigs., so your ratio is still good. I know that isn't much help, as U would love to see the numbers come down, especially with heart disease in the family,... (8 replies)
... I've taken lipitor, zetia and has prescription for pravachol. i think im allergic to statins or just can't tolerate them. Lipitor caused me liver problems. ... (10 replies)
... Here is my current weight loss diet (I'd regained some after depressing results) during the 8 weeks test on 40mg Lipitor and 10mg Zetia: 1600 calories per day total Less than 30grams of fat per day 70%+ from mono/poly sources Less than 7 grams of saturated fat per day Zero grams of trans fat primary diet: plant foods, grains, legumes, fruit no meat, no dairy No... (24 replies)
... Here is my current weight loss diet (I'd regained some after depressing results) during the 8 weeks test on 40mg Lipitor and 10mg Zetia: 1700 calories per day total Less than 30grams of fat per day 70%+ from mono/poly sources Less than 7 grams of saturated fat per day Zero grams of trans fat primary diet: plant foods, grains, legumes, fruit no meat, no dairy No... (30 replies)
... My most recent blood test showed a rise to 41 in the ALT of the hepatic panel which has my primary doctor concerned. ... (34 replies)
... i'm new to this board and would like more information on homosytine level. i don't think i have had that test run in all the time i have had high triglycerides (since the early 80's). also, i have large particle ldl and it is dangerous too. earlier this year i had blood clot in left eye that resulted in a blind spot. eye doctor said blood vessel in retina had a white sheath,... (13 replies)
Zetia
Apr 10, 2003
... Well, I have been on Zetia for 5 weeks now. I switched from Lipitor which I started in January but had severe leg muscle pains. I have my first blood test next Wednesday to see if it has helped me with my cholesterol level. I can tell you that I have had absolutely no side effects at all. ... (15 replies)




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