A member asked:

My ldl is 140 and my total cholesterol is 216. do i need cholesterol medicine if my tryglycerides are 75 and my hdl is 61?

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Dr. Harinder Gill answered

Specializes in Cardiology

From the Framingham heart and other studies the LDL hypothesis is held to give LDL value as a strong risk factor for atherosclerotic disease,At age 64 something untoward likely will occur within the next 44 years,there is a good statistical probability it will be a vascular event.

Answered Feb 24, 2019



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