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What is FHA?

what happens when you have muscle damage due to statins

Daily Mail Front Page 29th August 2012"GIVE STATINS TO ALL OVER-50S"

Here we go again! Why is it that \"experts\" want us to take drugs to make thei...

My Cholesterol Experience

Hello Everybody, here is my story, my Grandma died age 48 in 1973 prior to my bi...

Life Line Screening Results Are In!

Hi, Thanks to everyone who enquired if I had my results. Here they are. Carotid ...

Genetic Testing for FH in England

Could somebody explain the funding for FH genetic testing in England and why it ...

My latest visit to the lipid clinc and figures

Figures (Type 3 Hyperlipidaemia) Cholesterol 5.6 Triglycerides 2.8 HDL 1.06 ...

Anterolateral infarct

Hi, I had an ecg at my doctors and was admitted straight to AC DU at the local h...

Is there is a common ingredient in statins and fibrates? I'm now on my 5th one and have the same allergic reaction from all of them.

i.e. like ants crawling all over me causing constant itching. Maybe it's one the...

Lipid Clinic Confusion (again!).

Today I had my lipid clinic appointment. I was nervous about this one as I have ...

FATTY LUMPS

My hubby has several hard lumps on various parts of his person. Is this cause f...

Dispersible Aspirin 75mg tablets

My doctor has put me on these in additon to Fenofibrate. On the leaflet with the...

Peanut Butter and Type 3 Lipidaemia

Is it ok to eat peanut butter wth this condition as I know it has a high fat con...

my doctors can`t agree on statins

I recently saw one of the doctors at my group practice, & she said that she coul...

Lipid clinic Hell!

The lipid clinic I attend is so completely dire! I arrived this morning after a ...

Confused.

Been off statins for about nearly 3 months now after severe muscle pain in chest...

gentetic testing and insurance

My consultant has agreed to test me to find out (if possible) what gene fault I ...

Gutted

Went to see my lipid consultant today and have been very politely told off. ...

Unstable Angina

I am 52. and have just been diagnosed with unstable angina. I also have narowing...

Long live the Japanese!

In 1958 the Japanese ate an average of 2,837 kcals per day, 84% from carbohydrat...

My visit to the lipid clinic

I went last Thursday to get the results of a blood test and the doctor confirmed...

Heart-healthy whole-grain?

It occurred to me whilst reading some replies to questions recently, that some p...

Choleserol management

After reading entries on here thought all the blogs/questions were helpful so th...

Lipid Clinic

Well, following my disappointing appointment at the lipid clinic last month I ha...