A member asked:

My cholesterol (total) is 230, tg= 190, hdl=41, ldl=151 doctor says to eat vegetarian diet and to do exercise. should i also take any medicine ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

Becoming a vegetarian is the moral high ground but the actual benefits for health are sometimes overstated. Please do exercise, and get seen again, perhaps by a specialist. The decision about meds will depend of family and other aspects of your personal history.

Answered Sep 20, 2018



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