Aa
A
A
Close
Cholesterol Community
Cholesterol, a waxy, fat-like substance, is important for you body, but too much in your blood can form plaques that sticks to artery walls and narrow or block your arteries increasing your risk of heart disease. Discuss topics including cholesterol’s link to heart disease, how to maintain a low cholesterol diet, and treatment methods for lowering your cholesterol.
1 - 20 (of 412) questions
NEWEST
ACTIVE
Avatar universal
Dear all, should i continue the multivitamins as vit a can be dangerous for my liver and currently I have high liver enzymes Hi all, r...
5536886 tn?1455830946
I'm not sure about you, but I've been so confused on the 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol information- I understand the blood test results wi...
2 answers | 2 comments
  tpbellMD,    hughes1988,    purple1234567,    erijon
225237 tn?1333142599
Ok, I just had a re-check of my cholesterol and my total cholesterol is down but my triglycerides are up (259?)!!!! My doctor wants to re...
5 answers | 1 comment
  tpbellMD,    tpbellMD,    AnnKC,    AnnKC
Tbd
HJO_External User
I'm hypersensitive to several cholesterol medications. They usually cause severe muscle pain and weakness.
5 answers
  tpbellMD,    renewmymine,    renewmymine
Tbd
tpbellMDExternal User
NONE. No change in heart attack or stroke. Trig above 400 prevent LDL calculations.
Tbd
SherGordExternal User
I eat vegetables and baked fish and chicken periodically but my good cholesterol is lower than desired and my bad is higher.
1 answer
  AnnKC
Tbd
CarmenGiaExternal User
My habits have me eating out every morning on the way to work, picking up a biscuit and hash browns. :( Delicious, but bad for cholestero...
8 answers
  angcobb,    antjay,    maxima62,    maxima62,    maxima62
Avatar universal
Hello! Hope someone can help me interpret below data: SGOT - 37 U/L SGPT - 133 U/L triglycerides - 3/06 mmol/L VLDL - 1.39 mmol/L ...
1 answer
Tbd
TcopeExternal User
I have been on Zocor for 10+ years.
1 answer
Tbd
randomTExternal User
What are the best foods to help lower LDL levels?
1 answer
Tbd
NSS77External User
I saw a new documentary on Netflix called, "What the Health". It was very eye opening. Have you seen it? What do you think?
2 answers
  hughes1988,    erijon
5536886 tn?1455830946
I read some articles this weekend about almonds- recent studies show that they can raise your HDL (good cholesterol) and help your body r...
Tbd
redockeryExternal User
Looking for essential oils?
1 answer | 1 comment
Avatar universal
My husband is 29 years old, very fit, and works out regularly (but all weights, very little cardio). He recently got bloodwork done and ...
7 answers | 3 comments
  Mc6767 ,    workinman1,    Debbiebta,    Debbiebta,    Debbiebta
Tbd
merringExternal User
I have been on medication for a couple of months now and walking several days a week. I have also been watching what I eat. My Cholestero...
7 answers
  erijon ,    Richiew,    workinman1,    Debbiebta,    Debbiebta
4849766 tn?1391042293
Happy anniversary erijon- thank you for your service as a CL!  Please take a moment to reach out to erijon, and give a shout out for h...
1 answer
  erijon
5536886 tn?1455830946
Researches at the University of Alberta recently discovered that there might be a link to high cholesterol and a low calcium level. More...
2 answers
  jorda021,    erijon
Avatar universal
So, I recently found out my bad cholesterol is at 223. Not good at all. I started on crestor, than realized I am ttc and starting not fee...
1 answer
  erijon
Tbd
cbh0089External User
How do I read HDL and LDL and overall cholesterol when you are on modified diets?
8 answers | 4 comments
  workinman1,    Hudson567,    Hudson567,    erijon ,    Debbiebta
Avatar universal
Total Fat 2g Transfat 0 Given that it really is 0, not because of law. Where is other 2 grams of fat? Are they in mono/polyunsatu...
5 answers
  Ketotitian,    chduryea
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight.
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
RESH68 joined this community
Welcome them!
Sep 07
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Lindyajk commented on period after natural ...
Jun 09
Cholesterol Community Resources