A 36-year-old female asked:
my aunt's cholesterol level is high.. should she take phytosterol supplement? any side effect?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
It's her choice: The scientific community is undecided about the use of phytosterols to lower cholesterol, but it should not be used in preference to diet and exercise, or medication if other interventions cannot control it. I've heard / read nothing about nasty side effects. Fair enough?
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Last updated Oct 17, 2013
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