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informed consent to treatment

On one of the other posts someone said that they wanted everyone with FH in the ...

Familial Hyperlipidemia and Plaques around eyes...

Hi, was diagnosed with familial hyperlipidemia when I was 20, after my mum had s...

Medications, Supplements & COQ10

I am working on how I can stay as good as I can for as long as I can, without ta...

Kazmc

I think i may b celic withvdiverticulsrcdisease sliding hiantus and heamerria

Rick calculators

There are many risk calculators available today to use by specialists, GPs and ...

Give a Voice

http://www.heartvalvevoice.com/?page_id=878 Hi all, Here is a very worthy c...

Statins

Over the last 2 years since having a heart attack and one stent implanted I've h...

Cholesterol down from 7.4 to 7.1 in 7 weeks

Hi all I had a blood test done and my total cholesterol is now 7.1 hdl down fro...

Health MOTs for the over-40s 'waste money and cause harm': NHS checks said to miss up to half of patients who go on to suffer a heart attack

Health MOTs for the over-40s 'waste money and cause harm': NHS checks said to mi...

ASK THE DOCTOR: My cholesterol’s fine so why am I on statins? Can a GP make incorrect decision?

A reader writes in asking why he has been prescribed statins Dr Martin Scurr sa...

Dr Malcolm Kendrick

Have just started reading his book The Great Cholesterol Con.

getting a straight answer - is it possible

This week I have e-mailed the PALS at my latest hospital asking them to give me ...

Missed/ extra heartbeats

Hi I had a heart attack 1 year ago and had a stent fitted at the time, and anot...

Beware those 'organic, vegan, raw, healthy' snacks - they can contain as much sugar

Nutritionist Zoe Harcombe gives her verdict on ten popular snack bars, very int...

Cholesterol /Statins

Have been avoiding taking Statins since Doctor said I should since August 2014. ...

Triglycerides

My blood test showed an above range Triglyceride level of 2.4 [ 1.8 ] HDL...

bowel scrape

Hi every one anybody know what a bowel scrape is and have you had one brother in...

statins

Hi I am a 76 year old mail who turned down a triple heart bypass 4 years ago bec...

Cholesterol

Hi Everybody....Went to Doc..told him I'm now eating healty foods & given up dri...

Statins & Exercise!

Hello, am being treated for a TIA (2 weeks ago) and have been prescribed statins...

Cholesterol

HI everyone...this is my first post so i'm not sure how it works. Anyway my p...

Large heart?

I've been diagnosed with a irregular pulse,and taking beta blockers, Alibaba pre...

There is still hope for mitral valve prolapse patients

Here's a little bit about my life. As a child, I was diagnosed with an off-beat...

Heart Murmur

Hi. I have recently had a kidney removed and a bowel resection and since these ...

What next

My husband has severe heart disease, several peripheral vascular disease and COP...

Particle test

One of the only ways to know if high cholesterol is of any concern is to have a ...

Had ecg and they said it showed up a couple of things now I'm worried sick

I've been feeling like I've been having a few palpitations so had ecg and blood ...

Stent stories!

Hi everyone! Im a newbie to the group so firstly wanted to say hi and secondly ...

Food advice? And Yellow lumps that mean your cholesterol's high!

Are diabetics being given diet advice that just makes their problems WORSE? Rea...

Food Unwrapped and vitamin D

Channel 4 tonight 8.30pm (Monday 7 Sept) investigates the effects of not getting...