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A 29-year-old female asked about a 29-year-old male:

does decrease in lipid profile cause heart palpitations??

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
Lipid, palpitations: no, and decreased cholesterol and triglyceride and LDL level is desirable, and decrease in HDL is not; none of these should influence subjective palpitations which must thus be specifically evaluated

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