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Cholesterol Support
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All posts for April 2012

Stuck and frustrated

Can anyone help please? I've been using the 'Portfolio Diet' for the last five w...

GP Confuses Me (again).

I went to the GP to get a prescription for pravastatin as ordered by the lipid c...

I have sugar & cholesterol of about 7.2; HDl of 1.7.Doc put me on 40mg statin but i had liver probs on Lamisil. Can i do it with diet?

What's changed in 5 years?

This one sneaked by 5 years ago, unlike the constant reiterations we get about t...

STATIN alternatives

HI I have just been to the doctors as i have had severe pains in my throat for o...

I am 47, have put weight on over the last 5 years and cholesterol slipped upwards from 3 to 7 in that time. 5'8" + 15 stone.Used to be fit!

My father and his two brothers all died of heart attacks in their late 50's as d...

chest pain can they be aicd refluxs

my doctor told me the that i have aicd reflux but all the probs i am having seem...

Symptoms of a heart attack / angina in men.

I don't mean to appear morbid but one of the problems with being diagnosed with ...

Anyone know anything about Bergamot for lowering chol?

Just read in a magazine that trials have shown Bergamot (a citrus fruit grown in...

my husband had a heart attack, now im scared to leave his side, what do i do

Hello. I have a Nitrolingual spray for Angina. If the ache/pain is not angina ,would the spray make any reduction of the pain?

3weeks ago I was admitted to hospital with pain in my jaw, neck , shoulder, arm ...

is it ok to have a drink when u have high cholesteral

Seen consultant for cholesterol results, levels down a little with diet but unsure what to do next. Any comments very welcome!

Results are : TC 7.5 (down 1.1), LDL 6.0 (down 0.9) and trigs 0.94 (down 0.56). ...

simvastatin

l have stop taking them l don't trust this it's make my skin so dry, itching, ba...

Statins - all white now

I collected my repeat prescription for simvastatin yesterday and the brand of ge...

Successful Consultation

In contrast to DakCB-UK's post a month ago I have just had a successful visit to...

stenting after effect

Hi all. I had a heart attack last December and have since had 2 stents placed. ...

Even After two Angioplasty no satisfactory relief.

My husband Has undergone two Heart surgeries (ANGIOPLASTY)... two stent have bee...

At what age should my children be tested for FH?

I need to loose 2.5 on my Cholesterol Count is that possible to do in a Month?

I work on cruise ships as entertainer and I had to have a medical . The needed a...

Thinking of trying pravastatin which is the only statin I haven't been on. Anyone able to share their experiences, good and bad of this one?