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by 0 · June 06, 2014 at 10:15 AM

My story, my numbers....(this is a bit long, but any advice/resources are appreciated. This is all very confusing and frustrating. Every time I try to improve my health it gets worse!)My dad has FH. Triple bypass surgery at 30. Numerous... (more)

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raydawg 0 · June 06, 2014 at 10:15 AM

I really hate to say this, but if FH has been confirmed, and nothing else works, this condition is likely the only place where statins should be used. :( If you go this route, lots of Co-Q10 is required, the doctors won't normally tell you that... (more)

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by 15 · March 21, 2013 at 11:54 AM

I am a 52 year old woman. I have been strict paleo for six months while working with a naturopath, a personal trainer and a nutritionist. I started on Paleo because despite supposedly eating healthy and working out (I do sprint and olympic... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · March 21, 2013 at 11:54 AM

Don't know if you have already, but you could be interested in reading Loren Cordian's book: The Paleo Diet for Athletes, it discuses a lot on this topic. (more)

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by 25 · December 09, 2012 at 6:01 AM

OK, I’m pretty sure I have the record for high numbers! TC - 480, HDL - 71, LDL - 390, Trigs - 52, Apo-B - 2.0, Apo-A - 1.67 Kinda freaking out! I’m 48, 5’8” 185lb, I’ve been Paleo for almost 2 years, improving month by month, but not perfect. ... (more)

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Sataran 0 · December 09, 2012 at 6:01 AM

I don't think there's any need for an NMR test. Your LDL-P's gonna be high. Way high. Above 2,000 definitely, even above 3,000, 4,000. What will VAP show? Your particle size is gonna be large because your trigs are low. They're highly... (more)

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by 18236 · December 24, 2011 at 3:39 AM

I have a large family. I have always been very influential in my family, especially with my brothers and sisters. I am also the most fit and perceived as the most "healthy" (it's very difficult for me to say that at the moment) amongst my... (more)

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Tom_R_ 0 · September 15, 2011 at 5:44 PM

First, I would ask the question: do the pros of leading your siblings down the road you have gone (i.e. getting in shape and "ripped" with the resulting other effects) outweigh the cons (i.e. remaining overweight)? Put another way, is presuming... (more)

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by 39204 · July 21, 2012 at 3:28 AM

I touched on my experience with mostly butter, but some cream, elevating my LDL-C here: http://paleohacks.com/questions/36855/i-think-i-may-have-figured-out-why-some-of-us-have-really-high-ldl#axzz1NZ2Ngj3p I jolted awake last night thinking... (more)

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Chinaeskimo 0 · July 21, 2012 at 3:28 AM

Aren't there other variables such as activity level that need to be taken into consideration? Also, in addition the the dairy and butter what else are you eating?