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by 5 · September 12, 2013 at 10:21 PM

I have been paleo for about 2 years now. Over this time period I have had regular blood panels and one of the trends I have noticed is that although my HDLs have gone up and my Triglycerides have dropped my LDLs remain mostly stationary and my... (more)

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daz 0 · September 12, 2013 at 3:31 AM

Your LDL number is actually calculated (not measured) in both of your results, using the Friedewald formula. I just confirmed this using an online calculator (link below). If you use the Iranian formula (instead of your Friedewald... (more)

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by 5 · September 12, 2013 at 3:40 AM

http://paleohacks.com/questions/493947/ldl-maintaining-high-while-hdl-increase-and-trigly.html

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by 2179 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I've heard of low triglycerides...but this seems scarily low... Triglycerides: 17 Cholesterol: 233 HDL: 86 LDL: 144 Any ideas on what would cause this scenario and what one would do about it? (more)

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Mscott 0 · October 22, 2012 at 4:35 AM

On a blog post about a recent radio interview, Chris Masterjohn said this: "At 38:49, Dr. Noel asks me about female patients with triglyceride levels of 20-30 mg/dL. I suggested hypobetalipoproteinemia. Hypobetalipoproteinemia and... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 7:44 PM

OK, so after 1 month on paleo, my cholesterol has come down slightly and I've got improvement on the HDL and LDL - trigs still a bit too high. I take Trilipix. My question - by taking it, am I defeating the potential benefits of this diet? Am I... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · May 01, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Why would you want to treat a number instead of underlying causes? http://www.archevore.com/panu-weblog/2010/7/21/statins-and-the-cholesterol-hypothesis-part-i.html ... (more)