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Excercise
Tried many forms of excercise and running seems to be the best for me for lowering cholesterol.
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Reply: Statin may slow untreatable, progressive stage of ...
Glad it worked out for you Bill. My TC was 126 and LDL 51 and things didn't go well for me. Today my...More
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Reply: Statins being called the "Hoy Grail for Cancer" an...
A daily dose of statins has been shown to block the growth and spread of tumours ...More
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The Cost to Treat Cholesterol Plummets
I've been saying it for months, and now reality is finally hitting the headlines. Per unit prices of...More
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Reply: Doctors' fears over statins may cost lives
In reading a recent release from Dr. Goldacre's blog, I think he sums it up very well when discussing this...More
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Reply: Natural Supplement CholesLo??
CholesLo contains Red Rice Yeast. That is a naturally statin and from which the first statin med was developed....More
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Reply: Statin May Cut GVHD in Stem-Cell Recipients
I think conventional thinking is moving in my direction; Study results published in the European Heart...More
Posted by iride6606
New treatment for high LDL
The new drug Evolocumab is showing great results in reducing LDL by a mean reduction of 55%. ...More
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Analysis supports use of risk equations to guide s...
The data is coming in and it supports the use of the risk calculator with the new cholesterol guidelines. It...More
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Reply: Statins Can Stimulate Cardiac Muscle Cell Regenera...
Herbicides and Statins share more common ground than just being enzyme inhibitors. They are both membrane...More
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Reply: Statin Muscle soreness- simvastatin
I missed the part about your muscle soreness only having gone on for two days. I definitely would not yet jump...More
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Reply: Cholesterol Ratio?
good idea! More
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Cholesterol level
Hi, I am Baikal I just gave the test and my cholesterol level has jumped up to 255 mg/dl. HDL is 54.4, LDL...More
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Reply: Too much Fiber
Hello, This article has some possible side effects of too much fiber: Getting too much fiber can...More
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Reply: Is Red Yeast good for you?
My husband, age 82, had to start on red yeast rice, 7 yrs ago due to the damage prescription statins was...More
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use of livalo / bad cholestrol reducing statin
I have been taking a new statin LIVALO since past 6-7 months which has reduced my bad cholestrol approx 30%....More
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Vascular Surgeon Ditches Statins
Why I've ditched statins for goodAs experts clash over proposals that millions more of us take statins to...More
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Reply: Riding high with Cholesterol
"I know the people you are speaking about as you've mentioned it before. They have a high average TC...More
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Reply: hereditary cholesterol
My apologies, let me explain. There is a Lita Lee Ph.D. on the internet that is certified in endochrinolgy...More
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Statin May Slow Progressive MS
Another exciting discovery in the world of statins, cholesterol and now MS. Originally the thought was that...More
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Reply: Is it my age
You could always try cutting back or eliminating grains and sugars just to see what happens. You might be...More
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Reply: Tuna Fish in Diet
The function is the same. But they are different formulations. Different people can react differently to them.More
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Reply: Mitra Valve "sagging"
This is probably best discussed in the Heart Disease forum. http://exchanges.webmd.com/heart-disease-exchange ...More
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Reply: Cholesterol lowering foods
In addition to billh99's suggestions, you may also take a look at our Cholesterol Diet Directory -- it...More
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Reply: Early atherosclerotic plaques in vessel wall regre...
Excellent post and it points out what I believe is the most important effect of statins, stabilizing arterial...More
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Treatment approach for aggressive prostate cancer ...
High cholesterol strikes again! New study results are being released almost daily exposing the dangers of...More
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Effects on Coronary Atherosclerosis by Targeting L...
The clinical significance of plaque regression has been investigated in an IVUS regression-progression...More
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Reply: FDA Questioning New Cholesterol Drugs for Cogniti...
Cholesterol levels linked to brain deposits that cause Alzheimer's ...More
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Reply: New Cholesterol Guidelines
Read the numbers, there will be a 3% shift in the numbers of people on statins, that's all. Again, only a 3...More
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Reply: How long does cholesterol levels stay in your syst...
I have no idea of how long it takes for any changes in taking statin to reach steady state, but I suspect that...More
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