A 31-year-old male asked:
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what would cause a drastic drop in cholesterol levels? in oct of 17 my tc was 317 ( ldl was 240) . 2 months later dec of 17 my tc was 172 (ldl was 120). i am not on statins nor has my diet drastically changed. i have dropped 20 lbs.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Weight loss: 20 pound weight loss would do it. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Answered on Feb 25, 2018

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