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Cholesterol Support
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Advice anyone?

I have cervical spondylosis and was recently admitted to hospital with severe ch...

whats the correct cholestral no

Confused by cardiologists arguing over the role of cholesterol in causing cardiovascular disease?

Sometimes I feel very confused by some cardiologists debunking the role of chole...

37year old taking statins, advice please!

Hi there. I am a 37year old female and I have been taking statins for 5years now...

The important point is surely- how much plaque is there in my arteries.Does anyone know of a non-invasive test available on the NHS?

If afer having 2 abnormal ecg, then having asprin and gnt spray would my ecg later on be normal

I had chest pains and my gp done an ecg which she said was abmormal, I was sent to hospital

In ambulance where I had another ecg which was abnormal, they gave me asprin and...

Horsemeat in beef burgers - one food item definitely not in my lower cholesterol shopping basket.

The outcry over horsemeat in beef burgers made me think that maybe there is a sl...

34yrs and having a heart bypass

Hi Just thought i would share my story to see if there is anyone else out th...

Work or health...

Several years ago I had a heart attack; a total snarl-up in that old favourite, ...

Do any of you have FH and NOT take statins? What do you take, if anything, instead?

Should I bother anyone about this?

Hi, I'm 60, female and passed health checks for blood pressure and chlolesterol ...

Side effects of tablets after heart attack

I had a heart attack on 12.12.12...and was hoping to return to work next week bu...

I have been having quite bad muscle cramps for the past couple of days. Usually taking the mint capsules I have been prescribed works.

This has been mostly in my stomach, but I have had pains in my legs and I also g...

Here we go again, part 2: been rereferred

So I saw my new GP again on Tuesday. He took a scan of a letter from my medical ...

simvastatin 20mg side affects

Hi I'm 56 years old and i've been on simvastatin 20mg for a long time when i fi...

i have had tests and the cardiologist says i have a heart defect what does this mean i also have myocardial cardiomyopathy

Is it really worth using Flora or Benecol instead of butter.

Clear tests, still worrying symptoms..!

Hello. I suffer from health anxiety relating to my heart and have been experienc...

Please see my question below

My cholesterol is 7.6 at the last reading, it has continued to rise slowly over ...

about me.... and my high cholesterol

hi every one, my high cholesterol is because of genetics... my mum has a ...

Did you see this?

http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/december/starving-cancer-ketogenic...

Shocked to hear about Andrew Marr suffering a stroke.

Very sad news and hope he has a speedy recovery. On Twitter many people are expr...

If you are French - Optimal upper LDL level quoted as 5.7!!

Very interested to see this report http://www.policy-centre.com/downloads/Europe...

Here we go again: getting rereferred

So when I last wrote in July ( http://heartuk.healthunlocked.com/questions/36704...

relationship between low thyroid and raised cholesterol ?

I have seen references to the fact that there may be a relationship between low...

How do I know if I have high cholesterol?

Thinking of discharging myself from lipid clinic

Due to go to the clinic in April, but I am seriously thinking of not going as it...

Did anyone see article in Evening Standard on 2 January : The Constant Dieter written by Lucy Cavendish?

This article on dieting suggests that the Intermittent Fasting Diet 'has been pr...