Snoopy103 months agoPOPULAR
I was on statins for years as I had a bad family history. Came off then in may and just had my blood checked....
Prescribed with ATORVASTATIN
cogent9 months agoPOPULAR
Hi My GP prescribed me ATORVASTATIN 40MG 2 days ago as my Cholesterol level is 6 and risk factor is 11.5. After reading the side effects of t...
gps don't seem to understand that I have high cholesterol am not at all overweight and do not eat high fat, processed foods
candiedate3 months agoPOPULAR
My cholesterol was 7.2 and I finally lowered it to 4.5 after it kept going up and down. I had to keep explaining to the gp that I was already...
Take Control of Your Heart Health
sos0079 months agoPOPULAR
I live in Canada and like most of the contributors to this forum who are in the U.K. we belong to a universal health care system. Our health ...
Coming Off Statins - Update 2017-02-21
sos00710 months agoPOPULAR
I weaned off of a 30 mg dosage of Crestor between February and October of 2016. My last dose of Crestor was 5 mg in mid-October, 2016....
wgwright848 months agoPOPULAR
So years of trying different medications to control my familial hypercholesteremia, and unable to tolerate any statins, or any natural source...
Cholesterol Blood Test
RayH27 months agoPOPULAR
Hi, can anyone advise on blood test results for cholesterol and what they mean? On 28 April I had the following....
ROSUVASTATIN SANDOZ 5 mg
hamiltonski8 months agoPOPULAR
I am 65 cyclist and do a lot of exercise every day and after a annual health check my doctor said I had a high cholesterol reading of HDL 2.9...
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Minxie276 months agoPOPULAR
Hi A bit confused with results I am seeing hospital consultant later this week ( or representative ) according to letter for Hypercholesterol...
annake1a year agoPOPULAR
I just heard that my cholesterol is 8 and has to be 2. Do I have to take cholesterol pilles?...
Cholesterol reading of 15
dw13046 months agoPOPULAR
Has anyone ever had a reading like this? I've been tested and retested and it appears to be an accurate reading....
Empireguy10 months agoPOPULAR
Hi all, just joined this very interesting group. I know others may have posted similar questions but I thought I would give the specifics wit...
Update on Using Plant Sterols
CDreamer6 months agoPOPULAR
I am someone who won't take statins period but I have been getting somewhat alarmed at the rise in my cholesterol, even though the % of LDL a...
Is cholesterol a myth?
Jingyd35a year agoPOPULAR
I've been told it's a big myth cholesterol causes heart attacks but I can't see that's true as my uncle at 51, slim and non smoker had a mass...
Thyroid and cholesterol enquiry
Gemmadoo2 months agoPOPULAR
I got my results this week, thyroid function test, abnormal serum tsh level 5....
vanhealth6 months agoPOPULAR
Does anyone know if ubiquinol works to lower cholesterol as I don't want to take a statin- any other suggestions...
Low carb high fat diet effect on cholesterol
andrewedmondson4 months agoPOPULAR
I have spent the last 10 weeks on a low carb high fat ( LCHF ) diet. Blood results before ( in brackets ) and after: Triglycerides 1.8 ( 3.1 ...
Yulia201010 months agoPOPULAR
Dear Friends, can anyone advise me what amino acids to take for sleeping? Not so long ago I read someone's thread that someone on this forum ...
Selasse778 months agoPOPULAR
My labs just came in and my cholesterol is 6.92 and I'm alarmed to say the least. I turn 40 next month and lead a relatively healthy lifestyl...
Gill0077 months agoPOPULAR
Mine is 7 which is really high and it's only been like this since I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I have just upped my dose from 75mcg o...
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