A 36-year-old female asked:
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primary mineralcorticoid deficient(ai not addison's) & fh causing high ldl treated w repatha. can cholest get too low & neg affect hormones?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Cholesterol: If you are talking about the ability to make steroid hormones which are built on cholesterol then the answer is no. Many with severe FHC die by the time they are your age due to cholesterol plugging up arteries in brain, heart, kidneys so work and discuss with your team.
Answered on Jun 22, 2017
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