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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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erijonBlankFeb 23, 2013
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By silver27347 Blank
hi ive had the following results triglyrecids 1.3 serum 1.2 LDL 4.2 HDL 5.0 im 38 white male, non smoker, no he...
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erijonBlankFeb 23, 2013
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By DanelleOosthuizen Blank
Hi! I would just like to know what can I eat that will help my cholesterol to lower and my iron levels to go up? M...
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erijonBlankFeb 23, 2013
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By hisdudeness Blank
Got bloods done and my cholesterol is at level 7, bad cholesterol is 4.5. Im a 24 year old male that weighed at that ...
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margienixonFeb 09, 2013
autumnjOct 25, 2011
tparisi79Oct 04, 2011
jrbonOct 04, 2011
tparisi79Oct 03, 2011
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By tparisi79 Blank
A few years ago I was tested for a thyroid and cholesterol and when it came back my dr nearly was soo shocked on how ...
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50goingon25Jan 24, 2013
joshua77Jan 15, 2013
erijonBlankJan 13, 2013
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By joshua77 Blank
Can cholesterol be to low my total is 97 ive had 3 retinal tears in 1 month. Six white brain lesions that look like m...
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50goingon25Jan 24, 2013
Flycaster305Nov 06, 2011
Red_StarNov 04, 2011
erijonBlankNov 02, 2011
martinez3783Nov 02, 2011
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By martinez3783 Blank
For insurance purposes i had a lipid panel and when i got the results they were way lower than my husband Tc 128 H...
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By dznypal Blank
First of all I just found this site--Ive been looking for a forum on chlestrol and just happened to find this one thi...
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aor717Jan 15, 2013
oldieNov 30, 2012
oldieNov 30, 2012
PXMikeNov 12, 2012
erijonBlankNov 09, 2012
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By PXMike Blank
I am a 52 year old Engineer and Gym Rat who works out regularly, runs at least three days per week, has a body fat pe...
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Flycaster305Jan 15, 2013
tialee15Jan 11, 2013
tialee15Jan 11, 2013
ricymardonaJan 06, 2013
Flycaster305Dec 22, 2012
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By Amysakimom Blank
I have very high cholesterol 317, and low vitamin d I also have celiac disease but on a strict gluten free diet or 5...
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peter9Jan 15, 2013
gymdandeeDec 05, 2012
erijonBlankDec 02, 2012
Cindee56Dec 02, 2012
erijonBlankDec 02, 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
gymdandeeDec 07, 2012
erijonBlankDec 02, 2012
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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
wh2399Dec 20, 2012
tjrusertDec 08, 2012
erijonBlankDec 07, 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
erijonBlankDec 21, 2012
erijonBlankDec 21, 2012
gymdandeeDec 21, 2012
maydaykayDec 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
JamesAADec 20, 2012
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
dolphin8808Nov 19, 2012
erijonBlankNov 16, 2012
dolphin8808Nov 16, 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
gymdandeeDec 06, 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
heykevinDec 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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