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A 30-year-old male asked:

Are my cholesterol numbers high? do i need medications? will they be chronic? all my previous records were at the desirable levels total chol: 210.36 hdl: 48.72 ldl: 139.6 triglycerides: 162.1 height: 5'6" weight: 167.6 lbs pbf: 36.2%

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes: The triglycerides are slightly high but would not treat alone,HdL good-the higher the better and the LDL mild to moderately high.Before meds diet and exercise-decrease polysaturated fats,hydrogenate fats.Increase mono-saturated and polyunsaturated fats and get rechecked in 3-4 months.
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Last updated Jun 15, 2019


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