• 1 month ago

    cholesterol levels

    Three months ago my total cholesterol levels were 224 and my doctor wanted to put me on statins which I really prefer not to. So I tried 3gm taurine a day plus 900 mg of hawthorn. Unfortunately my cholesterol went UP to 232 but my HDl went from 84 to 96 and my chol/hdlc ration went from 2.7 to 2.4. My non HDL went from 140 to 136 and my tryglycerides went from 90 to 68. My question is . . . should I worry about the increase in total cholesterol? I did nothing else differently. I do a very short QiGong routine that I have been doing for months and that's the extent to my exercise. I am 69 years old.

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  • 1 month ago

    RE: cholesterol levels

    "Should I worry about the increase in total cholesterol?"

    Please consult with your doctor specifically on this as WebMD message boards does provide medical advice.

    Understanding Cholesterol Numbers

    https://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/guide/understanding-numbers#1




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