Low Cholesterol

Low Cholesterol

Low Cholesterol Questions

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by 149 · about 23 hours ago

My wife got back her cholesterol test results, and I'm not sure she has health problems or if she is an avatar of Vishnu: Total: 140 HDL: 78.6 LDL: 44 VLDL: 16 Triglycerides: 78 Yes, triglycerides need a little work, but holy cats, her HDL is... (more)

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Nance 0 · May 08, 2012 at 5:44 PM

I think this is probably a genetic thing as I and my son have to eat lots of fat to maintain low-normal levels of cholesterol. My reading of 178 after a year of avoiding unprocessed is the highest I've ever achieved. I eat lots of fatty beef,... (more)

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by 24271 · October 17, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Just as an update, I had an email exchange with Chris Kresser and he was more inclined to think some nutrient deficiency or impaired liver function. He asked me if I was sensitive to smells and sure enough I am highly sensitive which apparently... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · May 12, 2011 at 8:27 AM

Have you looked at 'How to Raise HDL'?, Also, I was never previously aware of this, but apparently low manganese can cause hypocholesterolemia. (Spinach and seaweeds seem good paleo sources). Also I wouldn't necessarily worry too much about... (more)

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