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Having a high cholesterol level of 245

I just got a call from my dr that my cholesterol level is 245. This is the first time I ve ever been diagnosed as having high cholestrol. I am 27 years old, don t smoke, in the normal range of weight for my height, exercise 5 days a week for 60 minutes. What else could be causing this?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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At this young age and with such an excercise regime, it appears to be heredity. If yours parents/grand parents are in fine health, then read the followings, which I have seen on the net. Renegade Australian researcher reveals The Greatest Scam in the History of Medicine! Why Your Fear of Cholesterol Could Be Killing You If you're like most people, you honestly believe that keeping a low blood cholesterol level and avoiding fatty foods are the keys to escaping the deadly clutches of heart disease. For years you've been watching your cholesterol levels like a hawk. You've been meticulously trimming the fat from your meats, drinking skim milk, and eating only the lowest fat foods you can find. Your doctor has even placed you on statins, those 'miracle' cholesterol-lowering drugs that allegedly slash your risk of heart disease by one-third! Guess what? You are WASTING YOUR TIME - and MONEY! You don't know it yet, but you've fallen hook, line and sinker for the biggest scam in the history of medicine! You're not alone - your neighbours, your doctor, the reporters who write the health articles appearing in your daily newspaper, and even thousands of experienced researchers have also been effortlessly taken in by this elaborate con! It's time the truth was known. Despite years of vilifying animal fats and instilling cholesterol paranoia in people the world over, the sad reality is that the age-adjusted incidence of heart disease has not declined one iota! Health authorities are quick to boast that the death rate from heart disease has declined since the late sixties, but this is wholly due to improved medical care of those who already have heart disease! The medical establishment is not preventing heart disease from occurring - it is only extending the lives of those who already have heart disease. If the anti-cholesterol, anti-fat campaign was effective in reducing heart disease, it would stop people from having heart attacks in the first place. But it doesn't! How many more lives must be needlessly lost before people realize they've been conned? I'm here to tell you that blood cholesterol does not cause heart disease - and never has! Neither do those highly vilified saturated fats you go to painstaking lengths to avoid! In fact, there is abundant evidence to show that saturated fats are good for you! By now you're probably asking yourself, "Is this guy crazy?" Well, that's what the drug companies and low-fat food manufacturers who make billions in revenue each year as a direct result of the reigning cholesterol paranoia would like you to believe! It's also what 'respectable' health authorities - who receive millions in 'donations' from food and drug companies in one hand, while disseminating allegedly 'impartial' health advice to the public on the other - would have you believe. But the truth is, I'm not an axe-grinding fringe lunatic. My name is Anthony Colpo and I'm a very serious independent researcher. When I say cholesterol does not cause heart disease, I can readily back up my assertions with a mountain of evidence from peer-reviewed medical journals. I've also had my own research published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature (you can click here to view this research). Unlike the drug companies, the food manufacturers, and the public and private health agencies that have intimate financial ties to these industries, I don't profit from cultivating cholesterol paranoia. For years, I've been challenging all-comers to prove me wrong, to provide the definitive clinical evidence that cholesterol and saturated fat cause heart disease. No-one has been able to do so (you can view one unsuccessful attempt here along with my reply), and here's why: The Evidence does NOT exist! The shocking, sordid tale of the cholesterol scam - a mind-boggling saga of ignorance, corruption, deceit and greed - is a subject worthy of an entire book! So that's exactly what I've done; after years of research, I've finally put together The Great Cholesterol Con: Why Everything You've Been Told About Cholesterol, Diet and Heart Disease is Wrong! Make no mistake, this is not just another forgettable health book that fails to live up to its initial hype. Instead, The Great Cholesterol Con is a riveting demolition job that destroys every last possible defense of the cholesterol theory of heart disease! In The Great Cholesterol Con, you will learn how decades of research, published in the world's most prestigious medical journals, clearly show that the anti-cholesterol campaign is a farce! The Great Cholesterol Con will take you right back to the beginning of the cholesterol theory. You'll learn how the initial research implicating cholesterol and saturated fats in heart disease was based on some very questionable assumptions. Not only was the research that launched the cholesterol paranoia a sham, but so too is the 'research' that keeps it alive and thriving. You will learn why: A single disgruntled researcher, who conducted some of the sloppiest and most shamelessly biased research ever seen, was largely responsible for launching the anti-animal fat/anti-cholesterol mania as we know it today! The rise in coronary heart disease that occurred during the twentieth century had nothing whatsoever to do with saturated fat intake! 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When it comes to increasing lifespan, aspirin, cholesterol drugs, bypass surgery and angioplasty are utterly useless for the majority of people they are prescribed for? That vegetarian eating has not been shown to extend mortality or protect against heart disease? Here's some feedback on The Great Cholesterol Con from two of the most knowledgable cholesterol experts in the world: "I wholeheartedly urge you to read this book from cover to cover - it could be your life that is saved by the valuable information gracing the pages of this long overdue book." - Duane Graveline, M.D., MPH. Former astronaut, NASA physician, author of Lipitor: Thief of Memory and Statin Drugs, Side Effects and the Misguided war on Cholesterol. "In this timely and urgently needed book, Colpo starts by pointing out the many contradictions inherent in the lipid hypothesis. Meticulously, he dissects the numerous fallacies of the anti-cholesterol campaigners and highlights their blatant misuse of statistics." Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD. Independent researcher, spokesman for The International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics ( and author of The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy that Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease. These guys are not your run-of-the-mill family physicians! Duane 'Spacedoc' Graveline is the renegade NASA doctor who helped alert millions to the phenomenon of statin-induced memory loss, while Uffe Ravnskov is the highly regarded author of dozens of published peer-reviewed articles on both kidney disease and the fallacy of the cholesterol paradigm. Make no mistake--this book could save your life! Not only is heart disease is a killer, but it is the disease most likely to take your life. So don't you think you should at least consider what I've got to say? For years, I've been attacked and vilified by defenders of the cholesterol paradigm, but when I present these folks with the simple request to "Show me the evidence!", they just can't do it! 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Answered: Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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