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A 41-year-old member asked:

How is statins for cholesterol?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Statins are good: but have unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects, better to try diet and exercise first

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If my cholesterol is 229, should I be on a statin

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Maybe: We would have to know your ldl and hdl levels as well as any other risk factors in order to advise you.

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