A member asked:

How long take go from high cholesterol of 8.2 level to normal level? i am 32 year old women ..i stop smoking and replaced for e-cig ..can i die?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Cholesterol numbers are usually less than 140 being very good, so it is extremely unlikely your cholesterol is "8.2." That being said, cholesterol in the diet is only found in animal products (meat, eggs, dairy). So if you eliminate animal products from your diet (vegan diet), the effect on cholesterol can be quite dramatic, often without the need for medications.

Answered Jan 10, 2018



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