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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.
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I need some help to understand the medication prescribed to my mother due to her high cholesterol (for last 2 years). Patient informat...
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I am 40 year old male and my hdl is 36 and ldl is 211. I have had some shortness of breath and chest pains is this a bad sign?
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Hi everybody. Cholesterol is a new health issue for me, among many other new health issues. Could anyone tell me just how bad these nu...
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Saw this article and thought it was relevant. It looks at the link between heart disease and cholesterol (and even eggs!). http://www....
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I take fenofibrate 160mgm along with lovastatin 40mgm daily. Could they be causing muscle pains all over my body? This discussion is r...
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I had blood test in mid 2014 and early 2015 and recently I had another one. My results about the cholestrerol: Total: 5.7 in 2014, 5.0...
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I got my blood results. Cholestrol is 147 HDL is 39 LDL is 76 Triglycerides is 156 I am 59 years old - excercise went down from l...
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I haven't tested my cholesterol yet but seeing my tummy and weight I can be pretty sure that I have high cholesterol. I daily eat large...
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I recently received biometric results indicating that a couple of markers were well below the normal. Should I be concerned and if so, wh...
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Ok, I'll try not to make this too long.... Back in 2013 I had a missed diagnosis of low Vitamin D. Back then it was 36, recent labs 37...
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I am a man aged 38. I exercise daily and am a regular in endurance sports. Abut 8 years ago I had depression and anxiety issues and on go...
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Having sinusitis problems after starting Lipitor 40mg. Anyone else have this?
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Researchers examined medical records of over 2 million statin users in England and Wales in order to quantify side effects during the fir...
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I made this thread to let everyone who is suffering from high cholesterol about this completely natural remedy for lowering the cholester...
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2 Cholesterol Fighters You Probably Haven’t Thought Of http://www.liveinthenow.com/article/2-cholesterol-fighters-you-probably-haven%E...
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I'd it OK to stop taking statins all at once or is that dangeyous?
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I am a 31 year old female. I went to my doctor this past friday and she put me on Crestor 20mg. I started the medication on friday and ...
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U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/news/20150210/us-advisers-rethink-choles...
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I got back my blood work results today: Tryglyceride : 107 LDL : 107 HDL : 78 Cholesterol : 199 Why is my cholesterol so high? ...
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