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   Posted 8/26/2009 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
hi all,
I hope you're all well and coping ok. Just wanted to ask..
Is there many of you with high cholesterol and/or low blood pressure.....was wondering if it's connected to fm.?
I'm in a lot of pain lately and getting rss from computer use so haven't been on much.
Went kayaking sunday, loved it and was so proud of myself for pushing through the pain.
Tried to post about it twice but it wouldn't go up so had to give up.
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   Posted 8/26/2009 11:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I have high Cholesterol and even higher Triglycerides. I don't know of any connection to FM other than that because of the fatigue I don't get much exercise. I have an appointment with my PCP next week to discuss what to do about the high lipids. Meanwhile I'm trying to watch my diet.
My blood pressure was very high a few years ago but is controlled by medication.
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   Posted 8/28/2009 1:42 PM (GMT -6)   
hello! i have high cholesterol, too. im on pravastatin and its still somewhat high. i thought mine was just poor diet. we dont eat very healthily because i dont feel like cooking and my husbands usually too tired after a full day at work, plus all he does around here. good luck.
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