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A 47-year-old member asked:

Do statin drugs increase your c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
No: No they decrease your c rp.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

How can I lower my c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Lower your cholester: Lower you cholesterol or take a statin.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the importance of c-reactive protein?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Indicator of : Inflammation. C-reactive protein is one of the acute phase reactants and increases in many conditions with inflammation, including infections. High sensitivity CRP tests are used as a marker for risk of cardiac disease.

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Last updated Jul 9, 2012

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