LDL CholesterolI am 62 and had double bypass surgery 20 years ago. I am in good health, other than being a little overweight. I recently had an angiogram and all arteries were clear. The last blood test I had found my total cholesterol to be 158 and my LDL 80. That is about how I've been running for the past several years. My cardiologist is recommending that I take a new medication to get my LDL cholesterol down even lower. He said it is very expensive and that I will need to give myself daily injections. It seems 80 is a good low level (the test result recommendation for LDL is
kw9255 on 2018-05-15
Rather than taking a drug( which all have side effects )and if a new drug
May not find out what they are until years have passed.
You probably already know to watch your diet,
And avoid cheese, dairy, red meat etc. Another thing you can do is add in
An exercise routine. Studies have shown it is not
The type of exercise but the “amount” that is very effective in changing ldl
Levels. Experts suggest a daily 30 minute brisk walk,
And to keep moving thru the day-stand up at your desk
Often, move around with phone calls , etc. They also
Did a study with 3 months of yoga stretching which
Significantly reduced ldl levels.
[Edited by simone717 on 2018-05-16 15:02:53]
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