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Cholesterol Support
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Interesting public lecture presented at the Royal Institute. 'Bad Pharma: How drug companies distort science'.

I thought some of you might be interested in the attached link. If a prestigious...

Cholesterol-lowering diet - what foods/supplements are a must, and which to avoid like the plague?

So, I've embarked on my 'lifestyle change' to lose weight, improve the chance of...

How can I get my GP to refer me to a lipid clinic

I'm 42, always exercised a good deal ie most days, always had a good diet ( even...

Possible side effects since moving on to generic atorvastatin - continue or stop taking meds?

Hi everyone. I only discovered Heart UK a few days ago, and have already rece...

What will they do/ask me on a first visit to a lipid clinc?

Went to Dr and was told my cholesterol was 14.3!!!! SOme other number was high b...

I need to lose 3-4ins off my waist,

I have a Heart condition so exercise is out, I have R/A so walking is quite pain...

My cholestrol just back from GP is 6, my diet is good w regular exercise. Last blood test 2 years ago was 5.4. I'm curious why the increase?

The new variables are stress levels up from PTSB and completed a prescribed 6 mo...

diet featured on horizon programme

I saw a horizon programme about 2 or 3 months ago about the effect of diet on ag...

diagnosed severe narrow aortic valve avin angiagram how serios? n wot expected treatment

ROSUVASTATIN

THE ABOVE IS MY 5th STATIN, TAKE HALF A TABLET EVERY OTHER DAY, NO PROBLEMS AT ...

Need to lower my cholesterol now 8.7 any tips ? Looked at various websites on diets.... need to be proactive

Is wheat healthy?

I am 56 years old. Since March 2009 after a cardiac arrest I have been on a diet...

Hi, I have high triglysceride count. Anyone any ideas about lowering this?

I had a H.A.about six weeks ago, i had a stent fitted,i did not have high cholesterol. So why would they put me on a high dose of statins.

Finger prick Test

I was in Tesco today and bought some Flora Pro Activ and noticed a poster saying...

hello, where can i find the portfolio diet?

Hello, I am 56 years old, non smoker, normal BMI (5ft 1, 8st 7lb). My latest test show total cholesterol is 6.7, LDL 3.9, HDL 2.4.

My GP says that as I a not in the 'high risk' category there is no need for me t...

Blood Test

My Doctor is generally unwilling to arrange for a BT for Ch. because he says tha...

Niaspan, any information??

I had my latest appointment at my Lipid Clinic on Friday. I stopped taking stat...

COCONUT WATER

I have been told that the clear water from a fresh coconut is as good as any sta...

Stupid or not?

I may be stupid and that is one answer but if i am not then someone may have the...

UPDATE ON MY MUSCLE DAMAGE,WE ALL NEED TO GET TOGETHER AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.

Hiya all, just to update you all ( if your interested ) i was made to go to th...

Has anyone seen the new documentary film Statin Nation?

I would love to know what your opinions are re the attached video. I feel confused re all the different dietary advice available.

http://nutritionfacts.org/video/uprooting-the-leading-causes-of-death/#.UEznvEfS...

I was told I had cholesterol 7.5 so I changed my eating habits and within 2 months it was 6.5. I was pleased with this fall but.....

My consultant says I still need statins because my lipoprotein little a is 93. C...

is you cholesterol hereditary ??

was wondering is your cholesterol hereditary ?? what tablets you take?? my ma...

high cholesterol its hereditary,Tablets not agreeing what to do next

my mam has high cholesterol its hereditary she has tried lots of tablets,every t...

my mam has high cholesterol its hereditary she has tried lots of tablets,every time she trys a tablet she gets sideeffects.cholestero l7.6

Cholesterol lowering diet plans, where can i find them??

Ive read about two diet plans on this site, but i havnt been able to find the ac...

Light Buoyant LDL versus Small Dense LDL.

I've heard 'Light Buoyant LDL' (Pattern A) is not a dangerous form of LDL and it...