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why do i have such high cholesterol?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Genetics, I bet: Despite all the talk about controlling coronary risk factors through lifestyle, most (but by no means all) of your basic cholesterol picture is determined by your genes. Deal with what you've got. Eat sensibly and exercise. If this isn't enough, accept medication.
Answered on Dec 25, 2014

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