hdl cholesterol

  1. DragonBits

    Supplemental alcohol needed to increase hdl ?

    I think I will need to drink at least 5 oz of wine a day to increase HDL cholesterol by 10%. This seems like a good way to raise my HDL, the only downside I see is 5 oz of wine is ~133 calories. I have read this can also increase my insulin sensitivity, but on the other hand is a source of...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    Decreased HDL Caused by Higher Dose TRT

    Higher dose testosterone can decrease HDL. Click here for background information: Why does testosterone therapy decrease HDL cholesterol in some men? HDL (High Density Lipoprotein cholesterol) particles are sometimes referred to as "good cholesterol" because they can transport fat molecules...
  3. Nelson Vergel

    Effect of testosterone replacement therapy on lipids in men with low T

    Effect of testosterone replacement therapy on lipids and lipoproteins in hypogonadal and elderly men. Authors Zgliczynski S, et al. Journal Atherosclerosis. 1996 Mar;121(1):35-43. Abstract We investigated the effects of long-term testosterone replacement in hypogonadal and elderly men on...
  4. Nelson Vergel

    Eat the Whole Egg: It is Better for Your Good Cholesterol

    Egg consumption modulates HDL lipid composition and increases the cholesterol-accepting capacity of serum in metabolic syndrome. Authors: Andersen CJ,et al. Lipids. 2013 Jun;48(6):557-67. Epub 2013 Mar 15. Abstract We recently demonstrated that daily whole egg consumption during...
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