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by 10919 · about 19 hours ago

I'm a 26 year old breastfeeding Female (only including the breastfeedin thing because I have a question about the Vitamin D levels) Glucose: 65 Bun: 12 Creatinine: 0.6 Bun/Creatinine ratio: 20.0 Calcium: 9.8 Sodium 140 Potassium:... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hello!I can't understand what could be the culprit of too high triglycerides while having normal LDL.Here are the details:Total cholesterol: 255.6 mg/dLTriglycerides: 1188.7 (!!!) mg/dLHDL: 21.7 mg/dLLDL: 80 mg/dLVLDL: 153.9 mg/dLAt the same... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · June 18, 2014 at 8:35 PM

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE:High trigs, low HDL, 3-4 bottles of wine a week? Fatty liver disease. See a doctor, PRONTO. You may be on the path to liver cirrhosis.

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by 1974 · about 19 hours ago

Hi all, My fiance got his lab work back today and I am shocked at the results. He is a relatively healthy 27 year old.. 5'10 180lbs. His diet could be better but it isnt horrible... not completly paleo but not anything like your average... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 18, 2014 at 8:58 PM

Before I went Paleo I had a fairly decent diet (relatively speaking), I ate lots of veggies, not much starch, I ate bread and gluten-based stuff but not that much (maybe 6-8 servings per week). My main form of exercise was running, I didn't do... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

When I got an insurance screen about two months ago and I had LDL of 299, but a still normal CHOL/LDL ratio. I eat a generally healthy diet with lots of protein and fruit/veggies and a very little dairy/processed foods. I do, however, eat... (more)

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thhq 0 · April 17, 2014 at 6:32 PM

I have heard that insurance companies will hammer you for high LDL and obesity, but never had it happen personally.. Unfortunately the only way I know that works to lower LDL significantly is statins. I never had any luck with the dietary... (more)

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by 2626 · about 19 hours ago

I am helping coordinate a health testing event at which we're doing free cholesterol measurements for visitors. The problem is, those cholesterol test strips are *expensive*. We can probably afford to measure HDL, LDL, *or* total cholesterol,... (more)

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thhq 0 · December 06, 2013 at 3:37 AM

This predictor for CV health shows a strong positive effect from raising HDL and a weak negative effect from raising TC. http://cvdrisk.nhlbi.nih.gov/calculator.asp In tweaking this model I found that the negative effect of LDL in raising... (more)

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

I recently had blood work done and it seems like the ratios are alright, but the overall cholesterol is a little high and I noticed that the HDL is high as well. Does cardio exercise tend to increase HDL levels? Total: 209 Triglyceride: 89 HDL:... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · July 01, 2013 at 3:10 PM

Yes. My HDL went up considerably after adopting a cardio routine.

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

Hi all, Ive been at 95% paleo for about 4 weeks now. I'm getting pretty used to it! Ive also been doing Gluten Free at the same time. The 5% is the sugar in my morning coffee ;) Anyways, now that Ive been eating more clean Ive noticed that my... (more)

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Kelly_9 0 · February 11, 2013 at 6:35 PM

First of all, a total Cholesterol of 202 isn't "high" and might be in the optimal range, according to some folks (take a look at Perfect Health Diet for one example). Second, four weeks is not a long time to resolve issues, so you may have more... (more)

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by 15 · about 19 hours ago

I'm trying to lower my Total Cholesterol/HDL ratio. First, before you accuse me of being un-paleo and buying into the lipid hypothesis, note that I???m just trying to bring my numbers in line with what Robb Wolf suggested in the podcast... (more)

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Lazza 0 · January 14, 2013 at 9:26 PM

BodyHacker, I don't have the same cholesterol profile as you and so I really don't know if your plan will work. But I have suggestions... 1) I personally don't like that you have factored in some cheating that would prevent you from going 100%... (more)

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by 253 · about 19 hours ago

I've been on a low-carb, paelo-style diet since June. Since then, I've lost 65 pounds. And I've seen significant improvements in mood, energy, ability to exercise, etc., and I've seen a number of chronic problems improve or disappear: acid... (more)

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Lazza 0 · December 02, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Gosh, I'd like to know the answer as well. My HDL is typically in the 30s. One time, about 20 years ago, it was 42 but that was when I was doing hard cardio workouts. The last time I checked it was 34, and this was after being on a paleo diet... (more)

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by 1200 · about 19 hours ago

For the last ten years, I've had HDL ranging between 15 and 40 mg/dl, but usually averaging around 30-32 mg/dl. The Paleo diet has done nothing to increase it including low carb and regular carb options. Doctors have told me it's likely genetic.... (more)

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borofergie 0 · November 28, 2012 at 10:15 PM

I'm a T2 diabetic. For the last 9 months, I've been religiously eating less than 20g of carbohydrate a day (2C:18P:80F), which has delivered me an awesome HbA1c of 4.9% (down from 10.6% at diagnosis), and 60lbs of weight loss (over 15... (more)

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by 538 · about 19 hours ago

GMO tomatoe link Please read. Looking forward to the responses. Don't worry about it being a nightshade, for the purposes of my question just imaginge its spinach, or broccolli or something you'd eat without worry. (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 06, 2012 at 7:17 PM

GMO isn't scary by itself. Lots of people are trying to make GMO be a scary thing: from the envrionuts who go around dressed in HASMAT suits protesting all the way to reasonable bloggers. This is yet another area where context matters: why is... (more)

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by 253 · about 19 hours ago

Up until last June, I was severely obese - 73 inches, 295 pounds, BMI of 39. In May, I read Gary Taubes' books. I gave myself a glucose-tolerance test, and peaked at 177 an hour after eating 70 grams of bread, easily high enough to indicate... (more)

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Quilless 0 · August 28, 2013 at 6:23 PM

It does take a little time for the result of your efforts to be seen in your lipid levels. So hang in there and see what it looks like 5-6 months from the beginning of your efforts. Also, I went from having an HDL of 46 to an HDL of 68. Only... (more)

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by 7292 · about 19 hours ago

Yesterday I went and got the most basic cheap lipid profile done at Labcorp and this morning got my results. Total Chol 179 HDL 75 LDL 90 Triglycerides 72 Ration of Total/HDL 2.4 I eat bacon at least 4 days per week, a minimum of a pound of... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · July 25, 2012 at 3:27 PM

You are too funny! Things I noticed: Your HDL is too high. Cut the saturated fat and your HDL should drop. Your trigs are too low. Add some heart healthy whole grains like Fruit Loops to get those trigs back up where they ought to be. You... (more)

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by 4306 · about 19 hours ago

Total Cholesterol 331 with HDL at a whopping 175 and LDL at 135. Triglycerides are at 56. That's the highest HDL I've ever seen. Do folks think these are accurate results given the low triglyceride levels? Or what? thanks

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Mambo 0 · June 12, 2012 at 4:20 PM

First ask your wife whether her HDL is normally that high. If not, you need to check inflammation markers like CRP, since very high HDL is indicative of an immune reaction. Her HDL is more than half of TC and that's usually an error or some... (more)

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by 6709 · about 19 hours ago

My previous 505TC 450LDL thread: http://paleohacks.com/questions/86169/hack-my-ridiculous-blood-work-450-ldl-updated#axzz1vXU3Wy9t My new results are in: TC: 204 HDL: 61 LDL: 130 TRIG: 63 Im happy with this, what do you think? I stopped eating... (more)

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Roberto 0 · May 22, 2012 at 8:38 AM

This are very good results! I don't agree at all with people that say that very high cholesterol is good. I think being in the low 200s is good, being at 300 or more is definitely bad. Cholesterol is not the cause of mortality but it's a sign of... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

just got my results back from the lab Should I be concerned at how insanely high my Cholesterol up from Feb 2011 Total CHOLESTERAL 4.42 now 5.51 HDL CHOL = 1.02 now 1.06 LDL CHOL = 2.79 now 3.78 LDL/HDL RATIO = 2.7 now 3.36 Triglycerides =... (more)

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daz 0 · May 19, 2012 at 10:41 PM

for those interested, Paul Jaminet's answer is here http://perfecthealthdiet.com/q-a/comment-page-22/#comment-78358 Hi Ricardo, Your cholesterol seems to be in the process of normalizing, but you have some work to do. Optimal TC ... (more)

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by 5002 · about 19 hours ago

According to the New York Times - high HDL is not as good as previously thought. We Paleohackers tend to have pretty elevated HDL numbers. So, my question is, does this new study make us reconsider the way that we interpret high HDL numbers? (more)

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Matthew_Caton 0 · May 17, 2012 at 7:33 PM

I cannot believe that other researchers are saying this turns things upside down. This study doesn't prove anything, beside that being genetically predisposed to having high HDL numbers doesn't necessarily mean you will have high HDL numbers, and... (more)

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by 15 · about 19 hours ago

When are High HDL and low triglycerides indicative of problems on a Paleo/WAPF style diet? I recently asked my doctor for a lipid profile. I started a more WAPF way of eating just around the time of my last lipid profile (life insurance... (more)

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matthew_4 0 · May 06, 2012 at 3:52 AM

"HDL may promote fungal infections" from http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=4066 If you have none stick with the answer above.

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by 860 · about 19 hours ago

Summary: BUN/TSH seem high, HDL seems low. I'm a healthy, athletic 23 year old male. Current pictures here and here. 6', 195 lbs. Between 8 and 10% body fat I'd guess. Details: Both of my parents are on Synthroid, but AFAIK I don't exhibit any... (more)

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stoic 0 · February 05, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Hi. You're looking fit. Can't give medical advice on the Internet, but labs look fine. Keep an eye on the blood pressure over time, you've probably got the hypertension gene. HDL is good. BUN is high because you eat a huge amount of protein. A TSH... (more)

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by 10 · about 19 hours ago

What does Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides mean? Please define these terms and what they actually mean for a persons health. What factors influence Cholesterol? What factors influence HDL? What factors influence LDL? What factors... (more)

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Mash 0 · February 02, 2012 at 12:08 PM

http://www.cholesterol-and-health.com by Chris Masterjohn might be a good place to start.

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by 379 · about 19 hours ago

Hey y???all. I got my lipid test results recently, and I???m wondering how common it is for someone???s HDL-C to be higher than triglycerides. My HDL-C is 83, and my triglycerides are 28. I keep looking again because it seems like there???s no way... (more)

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gilliebean 0 · January 17, 2012 at 4:53 PM

This is how it's supposed to be! My last check in 2010 was trigs = 40 and HDL = 63. Check out Chris Kresser's blogpost called "5 reasons not to worry about your cholesterol numbers." My favourite quote from the post (which I've posted... (more)

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by 6709 · about 19 hours ago

35 Years old, male, Paleo for 1 year+, no health problems. 185 LBS at 5'9", aprox 10-11% bodyfat. Had Gall Bladder removed in 2005. Current medications: Ambien5-10mg Other Medical Issues: Seborrheic Dermatitis (controlled with Selson Blue). Low... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · December 29, 2011 at 11:04 PM

Bill, You are producing LDL at too high of a rate and not clearing them. I would get off creatine, reduce dairy fat, and add low to medium resistance exercise to your weight training regimen. Personally, I added 3x per week jogging and still... (more)

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by 687 · about 19 hours ago

I've been following a paleo diet for four months now (no grains, legumes, only 85% dark chocolate as my staple treat, cut out dairy recently, basically no fruit, grass fed meats, pastured eggs and poultry, lots of organic local vegetables, sweet... (more)

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Huaizhou 0 · November 18, 2011 at 12:29 PM

Better bowel movement, reduced acne and reduced hair loss. Haven't taken my blood test as of yet.

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by 248 · about 20 hours ago

Is the total cholesterol the sum total cholesterol or is it total non-HDL cholesterol (only including LDL+VLDL)?

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MasterB 0 · September 25, 2011 at 3:35 AM

You shouldn't worry about total cholesterol at all, if your trigs are down adn your HDL is high enough, everything is fine. Relax

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by 277 · about 20 hours ago

So after a physical in April, I drastically revised diet/added in exercise (those numbers were kinda scary!) Took advantage of a 3 month medical exercise program at the gym 'prescribed' by my doctor, just had 3-month outtake interview last night.... (more)

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Daniel_Kirsner 0 · September 25, 2011 at 9:22 PM

Alcohol, green tea, niacin, dark chocolate and several other substances increase HDL. Google "How to Triple Your HDL" by Jonathan Carey and feel free to contact him. This was one of the more interesting poster presentations at AHS'11.

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