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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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peter9Jan 15, 2013
gymdandeeDec 05, 2012
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By Cindee56 Blank
I have extremely high cholesterol and triglycerides, and have been on and off statins, They have destroyed my muscle...
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erijonBlankJan 13, 2013
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By concernedirritable Blank
Hello, I just had a blood test and these are my cholesterol results: Are they a problem? Cholesterol mmol/L [Re...
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tialee15Jan 11, 2013
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By provlima Blank
. I am 67 years old and have been taking simvastatin for 10 years. I started when a cardiologist put me on simvasta...
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tialee15Jan 11, 2013
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tjrusertDec 08, 2012
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By tjrusert Blank
Hi everyone, I have never posted here before because my cholesterol has always been very low. I finished a 48 week ...
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erijonBlankJan 03, 2013
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By Azwoman Blank
My mother was told several months ago her cholesterol was 'a little high' and Ive been nagging her for the past three...
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gymdandeeDec 22, 2012
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gymdandeeDec 21, 2012
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By gu99 Blank
I have battled high cholesterol for most of my adult life and am now at 170 (total) with the aid of a statin drug. I...
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wh2399Dec 20, 2012
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By JamesAA Blank
I was looking back at my med history. For some reason I had 2 lipid panel tests in a short period of time (a month a...
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wh2399Dec 20, 2012
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By dolphin8808 Blank
I got my levels checked in Spring (full fasting blood work) and I was at 201 total with a high HDL level. Still scare...
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girlwiththoughtsDec 17, 2012
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By girlwiththoughts Blank
Hello before I ask my question I will fill in briefly, I'm 20 years old I have high cholesterol and under hospita...
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gymdandeeDec 12, 2012
Flycaster305Dec 11, 2012
gymdandeeDec 08, 2012
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By heykevin Blank
Can taking fish oil supplements raise cholesterol and LDL readings????
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erijonBlankDec 02, 2012
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By oldie Blank
Would this help the statin doubters? I stopped Crestor for 33 days. my lipids were: TC 139 HDL ...
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oldieNov 30, 2012
gymdandeeNov 28, 2012
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gymdandeeNov 27, 2012
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By Stob Blank
I have been on statins for quite a few years, with problems. First was Lipitor, it did great for my cholesterol, but ...
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By gymdandee Blank
http://newsroom.heart.org/pr/aha/daily-doses-of-a-new-probiotic-239562.aspx
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StefLDLNov 29, 2012
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Circa49Nov 28, 2012
StefLDLNov 27, 2012
Circa49Nov 26, 2012
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By StefLDL Blank
Dear all, Please share your best recipe with low cholesterol (lets say not more than 120 mg) that can be used for ...
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By Nams8 Blank
My son's triglyceride level is high its 141 mg/dl and I am worried about it ...if yes what should be my next step to ...
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amsterdamloveNov 10, 2012
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By amsterdamlove Blank
total cholesterol 252, HDL 54, LDL 173, Trigiceride 103 LDL/HDL quote 3.2 should be less than 3. is it someting i sh...
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MWeilleNov 18, 2012
NybobbyOct 29, 2012
remarOct 29, 2012
NybobbyOct 27, 2012
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By foxysgirl Blank
I went back to my dr today to get my lab tests...i wish i had got a copy...i dont understand cholesterol issues,but a...
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wh2399Nov 03, 2012
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By nved Blank
I am 30 years old male, BMI 23, but very bad diet and also a heavy smoker. No diabetes, no high blood pressure or fa...
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burma57Oct 31, 2012
erijonBlankOct 24, 2012
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By burma57 Blank
Please let me know how to increase my HDL
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Flycaster305Nov 02, 2012
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By Frances_Wilson00 Blank
I went to the doctor and he told me i had high cholesterol.. I was shoked!! but the point is that now im looking for ...
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