TommyTurtle wrote:Could be something in that. My hair started grating in my twenties. I've had white hair since my mid forties. Although my CRP levels very low. Always have had very high cholesterol, whether or not that is indicative or causative of inflammation. Also high ferritin and homocysteine
TommyTurtle wrote:You wonder why Lp(a) testing is not part of the regular cholesterol panel test. It's not expensive and far more predictive than LDL / TC. Also doctors are reluctant to do CT scans. Also not expensive if considered from a preventative angle
Purely coincidental that big pharma make a motza by keeping the focus on LDL / TC and keeping statins as the #1 selling drug. They truly are concerned for our wellbeing and making money is just a happy by-product
TommyTurtle wrote:Can an MRI give a calcium score like a CT scan?
TommyTurtle wrote:Thanks Zarfas, I'll be requesting an MRI next time
hvc wrote:I had a CTA scan and wanted to get an MRI the next year as a follow up. If I remember correctly they told me that I had too much calcium to be able to see blockages using the MRI.
jimmylesante wrote:I think it is called an MRA scan.
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