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A 53-year-old member asked:

Does lowering cholesterol prevent dementia?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ramin Rafie
Geriatrics 20 years experience
It helps: It helps reduce the chances but isn't 100% effective.
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Dr. Maureen Nash
Geriatric Psychiatry 26 years experience
Unknown: There are some observational studies that suggest it may help. No prospective studies have showm benefit yet.
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