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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 3/17/2010 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Ok what should I do... I tale Pravstatin 40 mg
My Chol numbers are
LDL- 136
HDL 55
Trigly  95
Ratio 4.0
Should I stay where I am or double the Pravastatin ?? Dr said why not double it but id rather not but I dont want a bg risk either
Now I am 50 yrs old, male, 5'9" tall weigh 185 stocky build
non smoker ( quit over 10 yrs ago )
My younger smoker brother had heart attack and is going in for double bypass. His Tricly are over 400, his LDL was over 160 right after his heart attack.
No other heart probs in family, 2 other older Bro's and a younger sister.
will be 50 years old this year ( 2009 )
Uro said enlarged prostate 
DRE Negitive
Psa  2003- .55
     2007 - .99
     2008 -  1.01
watchfull worrier , lol

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 32602
   Posted 3/18/2010 9:18 AM (GMT -6)   
I am sorry to read you are having this issue however as we are a peer support group we cannot take the place of your cardiologist.

If you feel this physician is not listening to your concerns please do consider obtaining a second opinion re the medication.

Gentle Hugs,

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