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Brie016

691d

How do I lower my cholesterol?

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    • livvie361

      688d

      Fish oil and changing diet and exercise is good for lowering it, best part is fish oil will help raise your good cholesterol

    • livvie361

      688d

      Fish oil and changing diet and exercise is good for lowering it, best part is fish oil will help raise your good cholesterol

    • Karkeys

      689d

      Exercise 5 days a week for at least 20 minutes, eat lean protein like chicken, turkey, get omega 3 fats from fish, eat eggs, nuts, whole grains. I took turmeric pills once a day and my cholesterol improved a lot.

      • tig21

        688d

        @Karkeys best advice so far.

    • tig21

      690d

      I would highly recommend changing your diet and exercise first. Most of the time they would suggest that first before willy nilly throwing you on a statin. But the main thing here is see your doctor and see what they would recommend.

    • SlimShady17

      691d

      They can start you off on a low dose statin 1OMG to see how your body responds I had the same problem my body didn't take well to the statins like I said the injections are only once a month but expensive you have to talk to doctor about what's best for you omega 3s are for triglycerides your ldl is where the bad cholesterol starts its checked in a lipid pannel blood test any doctor would start any patient off with statins for high cholesterol

    • tig21

      691d

      I have worked in cardiology for about 4 years. The prividers would almost always suggest to be on the south beach diet. And take a lot of omega 3s. I wouldn't start off with a statin just because you have high cholesterol. I have high cholesterol but my arteries are 100% cleared of any plaque. Depending on your age I would get a calcium score tests first. And see your doctor of course. The biggest side-effect from what I understand is the major possibility of getting cramps while being on s statin.

    • SlimShady17

      691d

      The quickest way is a Statin they also have injections also that only your doctor can call in usually A Cardiologist but there expensive talk to your Doctor about it its a once a month injection

      • Karkeys

        689d

        @SlimShady17 cholesterol can be managed with diet and medical interventions should be the last resort

    • PurpleHorse

      691d

      I don't know, I am just trying to focus on eating AIP foods.

      • butterfly_blues

        691d

        @PurpleHorse what are AIP foods? I am not familiar with that term

    • AranaJ

      691d

      I actually need to know this too. Sorry I can't be of help.

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