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Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

Post: #1
04-04-2012, 02:45 AM
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Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

A friend recommened that I try Omega-3 Fish Oil, to reduce my cholesterol level, I have just started to take it. But she said her levels have come down substantially and she is very satisfied with the results. I also found that it reduces the inflammantion in my back, which lessens the pain.



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Post: #2
04-16-2012, 08:38 AM
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RE: Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

Omega-3 is both anti-inflammatory and cholesterol lowering. It takes several weeks to work, and you should still include foods high in Omega-3 in your diet, to get maximum benefit from it. Oily fish is a great source of Omega-3, and oatmeal also has cholesterol lowering properties. It is possible to lower cholesterol by diet alone, which is a good thing. Once you start on cholesterol medication, it's unlikely you'll ever come off it.



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Post: #3
05-02-2012, 06:00 PM
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RE: Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

Sandra, my doctor wanted me to start taking medicine for my high cholesterol and I refused, because I did not want to take another medication. He did say that I would have to continue taking it, which is something I did not want to do. So you are quite correct. I did reduce my high cholesterol at that time through vitamins. Omega-3 would not be considered a medicine, right? Thank you.



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05-07-2012, 06:20 PM
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RE: Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

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[[face=tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]][[span style="font-size: 12px;">Omega-3 helps to lower triglycerides more than it helps with lowering cholesterol. However, you should still continue to take it due to it's immense health benefits. Olive oil, due to high mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), is more associated with lowering cholesterol. But the problem with that, is taking a lot of it, will increase your weight. So, the important thing to do is include MUFAs in just the quantities your body needs, while also including other sources of cholesterol-lowering foods, like soluble fibers (from fruit, oats and seeds). I would kindly like to check out the link to my site in my profile.

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05-09-2012, 06:45 PM
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RE: Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

(05-02-2012 06:00 PM)artistry Wrote:  Sandra, my doctor wanted me to start taking medicine for my high cholesterol and I refused, because I did not want to take another medication. He did say that I would have to continue taking it, which is something I did not want to do. So you are quite correct. I did reduce my high cholesterol at that time through vitamins. Omega-3 would not be considered a medicine, right? Thank you.

You're right, Artistry, Omega-3 is a supplement, not a medicine. What most people do not realise is that once you start on medication for lowering cholesterol or blood pressure, you will never come off them, and if you try to, you'll have other problems. These medications are designed for the long term, rather than a quick fix, so if you can lower your numbers through diet and supplements, it's a big bonus.




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Post: #6
10-17-2012, 06:20 PM
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I know I am probably preaching to the converted here but I just wanted to state how important it is that a person seek the advice of their doctor before taking any kind of supplement for cholesterol issues. Knowing someone who had serious complications from taking a multi-vitamin off her own back has made me ultra cautious. She didn't know that she had high cholesterol, so depending on how you look at it, you could say the multi-vitamin saved her life - her cholesterol level shot through the roof and her doctor told her it was something in the vitamins she was taking that had promoted it.



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Post: #7
05-22-2013, 02:33 PM
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RE: Lowering cholesterol levels through dietary supplements

I took Omega 3 capsules and found it helped lower my bad cholesterol, but it seemed to effect my eyesight. I stopped taking it and my eyes returned to normal. I tried taking it again at a lower dose and found that it still caused me to not see as well as usual. Does anyone else have this happen to them?



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