Coming Off Statins - Update October 18, 2016
sos0074 days ago
UPDATE - Now completely off Statins and all other heart medication.
For those who followed my original post 'Coming Off Statins', I shared my...
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Too Much Iron May Lead to Heart problems!
bala5 days ago
As the level of iron goes up in your bloodstream, so apparently does your risk for heart attack and stroke. A new study by Japanese research...
Lyngal7 days ago
Go to the hospital on Wednesday ( really high cholesterol) I know blood pressure,weight etc will be checked and probably put on statain all ...
Cholesterol Test 4 months ago
Hidden7 days ago
I am new here- I went to the doctors to get some help with stopping smoking - I had a session of hypnotherapy by a doctor in the doctors ...
Hidden9 days ago
Hey l'm new to this forum and have recently been told that my cholesterol level is 8, my doctor isn't worried about it because l am exercisi...
New here and concerned about statins
Reidyp12 days ago
Hi, I am new here my cholesterol reading is 6.8 I have been taking plant sterols with omega 3 for over 3 years and whilst my cholesterol has...
Off statin test results - any opinions?
AndrewP12 days ago
I decided to come off my statin, just to see what the numbers might be and to spice up my next visit to lipid clinic. Results below, with br...
DJAFER310713 days ago
I have 43 years old, I did test and the result is:
Triglycerides= 4.47 mmol/L
Cholesterol LDL= 4.38
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Eating three tomatoes a day!
bala13 days ago
Dr Martin Scurr of The Daily Mail suggests that eating three tomatoes can help with stickiness of the platelets. This is in the answer to a...
What to expect
Lyngal15 days ago
After having a reading of 10.4 I finally have an appointment with a lipid clinic I just want to know what to expect... thanks
Ca348918 days ago
Hi, just joined, and have some confusion about test results. My cholesterol test results are:- tc =6.1, hdl=1.5, ldl=4.2, serum cholesterol ...
cholesterol is a few points high
shogg19 days ago
just been told my cholesterol is just on the high side
what foods should i be eating to lower it
Should YOU be worried about your cholesterol? Please read! Inserting answers!
bala20 days ago
Should YOU be worried about your cholesterol?
In the health section, copy of the mail.
From sleeping more to eating eggs: 10 things you shoul...
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Coronary artery calcium scanning may reliably rule out the need for statins, study shows
bala25 days ago
I got an email from diabetic UK, this link gives an article on hearts health!!
An interesting reading....
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savita1234a month ago
my CHOL / HDL RATIO is 5.0 as per reports. I would like to know if it is in the acceptable range or not. do I need to take medicine to co...
Coronary artery spasms
Talha_2010a month ago
Hi has anyone been diagnosed with a heart murmur and coronary artery spasms?
I had a sudden heart attack two years ago and had stent put in. ...
FORGET THE NHS BRING ON THE APP
youngalistaia month ago
NHS is dead forget going for an appointment and just use the internet.... doctors these days lack any kind of compassion and they don't read...
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Jingyd35a month ago
I posted earlier this year about my cholesterol results and was reassured. I just have another question.
I am a female, 37, 5ft tall, 123lbs....
Interesting article - though I agree with the comment that we need to move away from the belief that there is a pill to fix everything!
weeea month ago
Man with hardened arteries some 5,300 years ago.
KatyBa month ago
If we think hardened arteries is a modern phenomenon, well, the discovery of the body of a man who was killed some 5,300 years ago proves us...
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Coronary Heart Disease
aahegypta month ago
I had three stents one months ago. I was not that kind of person who follows a strict healthy diet but used to watch it. Since then i am try...
The war on statins.
balaa month ago
Last week The Lancet told us the pills really were safe... but now a rival medical journal says they've got it wrong
Last week ...
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sargeantwendy68a month ago
Does taking statins cause insomnia and what time of the day would be the optimum?
Heart was in the late stages of failure, no signs of her arteries narrowing.
At 5 ft 5 in and around 17 st, the centrepiece of the programme is a woman, aged just over 60, who died of heart failure.
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Maggiew45a month ago
Hi. I'm Maggie. I've had treatment for breast cancer including mastectomy, chemo and radiotherapy to the left chest wall. I've had AF for a ...
What about barley??
Bazza1234a month ago
Having decided to eliminate processed wheat flour from my diet - and enjoying oats and barley but never having really eaten much of them, I ...
krazekta month ago
I am new here. I have just discovered that my cholesterol is high. It's 7.37....... I know it's bad. We have a machine that tests it and n...
Lyngala month ago
Hi can anybody tell me the approx waiting time for a first appointment at a lipid clinic (I know it will differ in different regions) 5 week...
Statin benefit underestimated
weeea month agoPOPULAR
I'm sure we all heard this on the news today.. Good stuff, I'm happy having been on statins now for almost 2 years... bbc.co.uk/news/health-37306736...
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