A 62-year-old female asked:
Can high cholesterol be reversed?
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Cardiovascular medicine 28 years experience
Lowering cholesterol: High levels of total and LDL cholesterol can be lowered with lifestyle change such as exercise and diet as well as with cholesterol-lowering drugs.
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Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
YesLDLNotCholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ≤700 nmol/l, HDL ≥45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ↓$, but misleading.
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Clinical Lipidology 58 years experience
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Last updated Nov 10, 2017
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