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A 64-year-old female asked:

Cholesterol of 5.4 ldl 3.6 and hdl 1.50 and osteoarthritis. are statins essential? unsure due to research on joints......

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Cholesterol: These values are not seriously elevated. Given statin side effect potential for you, I recommend you not take statins but rather take omega 3 oil.

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