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my husband,34 have 243 cholesterol and bp 100/120 and 8.0 uric acid. how to do normal everything? any diet help?any medication or exercise? thanks

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Cholesterol issue: Cholesterol is only one factor is coronary risk and it's mostly genetic. Exercise will help more than food choices. BP and Uric acid do not concern me. The decision about adding a statin or niacin is up to him and his physicians. Best wishes

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