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A 35-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what can help high cholesterol?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Cholesterol: Low fat diet with high fiber , regular aerobic exercise, not smoking, treating diabetes and other endocrine disorders, statin drugs are all parts of a program to lower cholesterol.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what can happen when you have high cholesterol?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
Atherosclerosis: High cholesterol in long term will develop coronary steno sis/pad/carotid steno sis of the arteries and vessel steno sis all the more reason to get it under controll see a doctor get the cholesterol in goal that will reduce the risk.
A 31-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have high cholesterol please can you tell me what should I eat & drink?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Exercise and diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. If this does not help you may need medication.
A 46-year-old member asked:

How to tell wether I have high cholesterol?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Blood test: Your doctor can order a simple fasting blood test.

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