A 40-year-old female asked:
My ldl is 223 hdl 36 and total cholesterol 288 chd risk 8 00 i m really worried my doctor just asked me to take omega3 and fiber is that enough ?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 31 years experience
No!: You also need a statin to treat your very high ldl. Consider seeing a cardiologist or an endocrinologist that specializes in treating lipid disorders.
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Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
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Last updated Jun 14, 2017
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