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Old 11-20-2003, 12:45 AM   #1
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Big Grin It's time we shared this, Interference...

Yes people, the time has come. Please share with me/us all what your cholesterol level is. I got some blood results back today and found mine is 2.7, I was not overly surprised as the highest it has ever been is 3.0. In the midst of my "woohay!" the doctor gave me a stern look and said "Not so fast Missy, it is actually dangerously low". WTF? How can cholesterol levels be too low? I have a combination diet of extremely healthy food and extremely junky food. I am ashamed to admit I eat fast food probably once a week. Appalling as this is, how can it be so low? Some good news is my blood pressure is at an all time high of 105/75.

But anyways Interference. Divulge if you know/care to what yours is, please. I'm suddenly very interested.
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Old 11-20-2003, 12:58 AM   #2
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Actually Angie that BP is normal as far as I know....

No clue what my cholesterol is
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:11 AM   #3
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Yeah tis normal now/today. It's usually 80-90 over 60-70. Better than the opposite I say
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:14 AM   #4
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Hmm I have a printout of some bloodwork done back in March.. but I dont know how to read it

It says

Total Cholesterol - 207mg/dL
Triglycerides - 120mg/dL
HDL Cholesteral - 60mg/dL
LDL Cholesteral - 123mg/dL

Supposably that's all in the normal range but I have no idea what it means exactly
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:29 AM   #5
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i'd have to go look up my last bloodwork from my last appointment...not sure where it is at the moment tho. they usually test my blood every three months or so when i go to my thyroid doctor cuz i had hyperthyroid. as far as i know my blood pressure/cholesterol is pretty much normal. but when they first diagnosed my hyperthyroid, my heart rate was over 100 and i didn't even know it
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:31 AM   #6
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i thought you were finally gonna share your pic with us angie
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:32 AM   #7
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My cholestrol levels are all above 180.
And my HDL waaaaaaaay low.
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Old 11-20-2003, 01:34 AM   #8
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blood pressure? cholesterol level?

lol, i don't even know how much i weigh!
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Old 11-20-2003, 02:53 AM   #9
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same here bg. I know that my blood pressure is pretty low, probably like 105/65, but I have no clue what my cholesterol is. I'm only 20 though and not overweight so I don't think I have to worry about that yet.
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Old 11-20-2003, 05:31 AM   #10
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I think I'm normal.
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Old 11-20-2003, 06:18 AM   #11
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My good cholesterol levels are apparently amazing, and my bad ones are very high.
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Old 11-20-2003, 08:32 AM   #12
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my bilirubin level about a month back was 1.33 ( down from 2.7)

angela, did that help you
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Old 11-20-2003, 09:49 AM   #13
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Originally posted by ILuvLarryMullen
I'm only 20 though and not overweight so I don't think I have to worry about that yet.
Weight doesn't have to have anything to do with it. My father and my uncles from my father's side all have high cholesterol levels and they all have normal weights. Don't know if age has anything to do with it,; they're all in their 50s.
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My blood pressure always is low and my cholesterol levels are normal.
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Old 11-20-2003, 11:01 AM   #15
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i haven't a clue. but i was healthy last time i got a physical, and that was only sometime last year, i think.


this is seriously the most creative thread topic ever.
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