HDL 49, LDL 188, Triglycerides 86) and have since read that birth control pills cause your cholesterol to rise. I just started LoEstrin
1/20) in Dec, and also began a lowfat diet and exercise weight loss
program. I do not smoke, and I am taking garlic supplements to try to help lower my cholesterol. I am 37 and there is a history of heart disease in my family, though I do not have it.