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Cholesterol Support
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LCHF diet or NHS food plan?

Have been confused and am confused!. Can I join any research group in UK on LCH...

just had blood results back cholesterol 8.9 not overweight and i eat well but do smoke how bad is my risk of heart attack

LCHF

Eenfeldt's latest video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjUdtK6ukqY&feature=e...

14 year old son starting statins

I have agreed to my 14 year old son with FH starting pravastatin. Feeling a bit ...

Just started taking a statin & have some concerns....

Hello - I have just joined. I was diagnosed with diabetes about 4 years ago & co...

LDL Apheresis

https://www.facebook.com/groups/47098836197/ There is an interesting (and som...

Can anyone tell me if Paleo is as healthy as I have read?

After a recent scare I've been researching the Paleo way of eating and am shocke...

which statin is good for lowering cholesterol

which statin is good for lowering cholesterol which is from the family

I had a stent fitted a week ago, & would like to hear other peoples experiences?

I am new to this site, although a regular on the Lupus UK & Vasculitis UK forums...

Will statins reduce any artery clogging as well as reduce cholesterol and why can I not come off them when my cholesterol reduces?

My GP put me on statins after having a TIA last year, Tried 3 types, bad side effects, now on EZETIMIBE 10mg. Anyone experience of these .

I have been taking these for 3 weeks small 10 mg build up 1, 2, 3, etc till 1 a ...

I am on Statin, "Do I face face an increased risk of developing diabetes.?"

Lowering cholesterol OR developing diabetes?

2 weeks ago my doctor put me on Ramipril 1.25 as a start in the quest to reduce my high blood pressure.

She said not to expect much reduction and to return in a month; this I gather is...

What are cholesterol and levels? do we need medication to lower the levels?

Form the last question on cholesterol 7? it appears there is a lot of miss unde...

Cholesterol 7

Hi I am new and came across the site while looking for answers, I have just had ...

side effects of atorvastatin. I find myself feeling sick most days

Can fat binders/ blockers help lower cholesrtol as well as assist with wieght loss?

I have been given cholesterol result by doctor and will be starting on statins straight away. Result was 19 which is highest he has seen.

Also have xanthomas. Anyone else up in that range?

What is oxidised cholesterol? and what tests are available?

Heating cooking oil to cook food, will this cause oxidised cholseterol?

I am trying high strength lecithin capsules for high cholestrol. Anyone else used this suppliment?

Help needed please! Does anyone know a sustainable way to reduce a stubborn 34" waist measurement?

With a diagnosis of high blood pressure recently I determined to sort some lifes...

High Overall Cholesterol but Low Ratio - is this good or bad?

I have just joined and I would be grateful for any help with the following. I am...

Hello everyone, my name is Alan, or to my friends Allyg. I had a TIA last may, made great recovery, statins awfull, now EZETIMBE.

My GP wants my CHOL down below 3.0 it was 5.5 before TIA now 4.3 Diet and exer...

Height drops as we get older, BMI also change, Should I be worried?

On Tuesday this week I went for Life-Line screening and found out my height has ...

Can I suspend taking my anti-hypertensives when my B/B is between 110/70 to 95/65?

How about men on statins trying to conceive?

I know its unsafe for women trying to get pregnant to take statin drugs. But doe...

No Wonder We're Confused!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2304983/Keep-taking-statins-risk-heart...

When people say to me "You don't look as though you have high blood pressure" - what am I supposed to 'look' like?!

Does anyone know why, when one is diagnosed with hypertension, they start you off on a very low dose,

not expecting it to do too much? I've been started on Ramipril 1.5 with HBP [at ...