I was on statins for years as I had a bad family history. Came off then in may and just had my blood checked....
gps don't seem to understand that I have high cholesterol am not at all overweight and do not eat high fat, processed foods
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...
Prescribed with ATORVASTATIN
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...
Take Control of Your Heart Health
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 ...
High cholesterol or FH
Hi , if someone can point me in the right direction that would be great ....
Coming Off Statins - Update 2017-02-21
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....
So years of trying different medications to control my familial hypercholesteremia, and unable to tolerate any statins, or any natural source...
Blood Test Results
Hi A bit confused with results I am seeing hospital consultant later this week ( or representative ) according to letter for Hypercholesterol...
Cholesterol Blood Test
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
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...
Update on Using Plant Sterols
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...
Thyroid and cholesterol enquiry
I got my results this week, thyroid function test, abnormal serum tsh level 5....
Question and opinions about cholesterol
Basic facts. I'm a 66 year old male....
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...
Low carb high fat diet effect on cholesterol
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 ...
Does anyone know if ubiquinol works to lower cholesterol as I don't want to take a statin- any other suggestions...
Is cholesterol a myth?
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...
Repatha for High Cholesterol
Any one taking Repatha shots for extreme high Cholesterol having any good or bad results? I'm on my second injection which is a once a month ...
Any advice pl.. ,,,,,,,,,,, Detected hyper cholesterol in 1991 about 300 Put on statin in 2001 readings reduced to 200 In 2006 statin dose re...
High Cholesterol but high HDL
Hi - confused! My total cholesterol is 6.45 mmol/l However my HDL is 2.83 mmol/l and LDL is 2.93 mmol/l....
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