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how can i control my cholesterol level other than exercise and take drugs if i have hypercholesterolemia?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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You don't: Diet is most often not successful. I cannot emphasize enough the long term value of statins in preventing coronary heart disease. You are playing with your life if you rely on alternative therapies.

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