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My Cholesterol Goals Are Being Realized

Author: Deb V.
Date: 02-01-2007
Views: 19,807
Word Count: 396
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Testimonial ID: 1901-OR
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Scientific Studies: 6

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I just went this past week to have my cholesterol checked and I was very pleased. Here is the great news about my check up. It went down to 168 from 170, now that does not look like a whole lot. Here is the good news:

HDL (good) went up to 46 up from 41 , LDL (bad) went down to 109 from 117. My doctor is very pleased.
I started at 219 when my first doctor put me on meds. She put me on lovastatin and I do have to say that it did work . It dropped right down to 150. But with any kind of statin drug you have to have your blood drawn every 3 months.

My husband did not like the fact that they were looking for damage to the liver. So he wanted me off it. I went to another doctor to help me get off it the natural way. She put me on Super EPA and DHA, three a day along with an enzyme called lipidenze.

It did go back up to 170. I told her that was not good enough so we added another 3 each of EPA and DHA, also I added 1 oz of NingXia Red juice. I told her my goal was to bring up my HDL and really lower my LDL.

So when Young Living brought out OmegaGize (in October) and the Longevity oil blend I dropped all the other stuff and took 3 OmegaGize, one Longevity capsule and one ounce of NingXia Red. She also told me she wanted me to get at least 30 gm of fiber a day.

So I changed to a high fiber cereal and I take 2 fiber choice a day. I also added other fiber foods to my diet. This is what I have done since October (for three months). Even though the EPA and DHA amounts are lower in the OmegaGize product I believe it is the Young Living oils that have helped to change the ratio between the HDL and LDL.

I can not wait for another three months to see if it changes even more. I believe she will move me to a 6 month blood draw because I am doing so good!

I think I have her almost signed up. She is very interested in the way this has all worked out.

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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: liver — "DHEA [a component of PD 80/20], an androstene hormone [precursor to estrogen, testosterone, progesterone, cortisone, and other hormones], has been shown to possess a wide range of beneficial biological effects mainly attributed to immune system modulation.... thus leading to beneficial effects in diverse human diseases including resistance to infection, neuroprotection, wound healing, diabetes, hepatic injury, cardiovascular disease, and cancer."Link
2.Associated topics: cholesterol — "Cinnamaldehyde [in cinnamon] has antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic [cholesterol-lowering] actions in db/db mice and could be useful in the treatment of type-2 diabetes."Link
3.Associated topics: liver,cholesterol — "D-limonene is a major constituent in citrus essential oil.... Recently, d-limonene has been reported to alleviate fatty liver induced by a high-fat diet. Our data suggest that the intake of d-limonene may benefit patients with dyslipidemia and hyperglycemia and is a potential dietary supplement for preventing and ameliorating metabolic disorders."Link
4.Associated topics: liver — "Myrtle oil (MO) exerts hypoglycemic as well as mild hypotriglyceridemic activity in diabetic animals. The reduction in blood glucose level may be due to the reversible inhibition of alpha-glucosidases present in the brush-border of the small intestinal mucosa, higher rate of glycolysis as envisaged by the higher activity of glucokinase, as one of the key enzymes of glycolysis, and enhanced rate of glycogenesis as evidenced by the higher amount of liver glycogen present after MO administration."Link
5.Associated topics: cholesterol — "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link
6.Associated topics: cholesterol — "D-limonene is one of the most common terpenes in nature. It is a major constituent in several citrus oils.... Being a solvent of cholesterol, d-limonene has been used clinically to dissolve cholesterol-containing gallstones. Because of its gastric acid neutralizing effect and its support of normal peristalsis, it has also been used for relief of heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). D-limonene has well-established chemopreventive activity against many types of cancer. Evidence from a phase I clinical trial demonstrated a partial response in a patient with breast cancer and stable disease for more than six months in three patients with colorectal cancer."Link

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