• cholesterolconcerns cholesterolconcerns
    September 28, 2009
    Cholesterol is high, but I've been reading that what I ate before the test could affect results.
    cholesterolconcerns cholesterolconcerns
    September 28, 2009

    I recently had a physical for work, and my only abnormal result was high cholesterol. The night before the test I had an atypically high-fat dinner (steak and loaded baked potato with 4 pints of beer and dessert) within 12 hours of the test. While I'm trying to lose a bit of weight, overall I try to eat healthy and run 17-22 miles a week. Could my meal have slightly skewed my ldl levels and/or triglycerides? Is it worth having the test run again? I currently have no individual insurance and don't know if I'm overreacting.


    total: 210

    triglycerides: 81

    hdl: 76

    ldl: 118






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