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Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take To Lower Cholesterol Levels

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How long does it take to lower cholesterol levels?

How long does it take to lower cholesterol levels?

Varies: Cholesterol medications can affect your lipid panel within 4 weeks however dietary changes need time. You can not reverse years of eating poorly in two months. I see dietary shifts in cholesterol over 6 months and longer. Eating better is a lifestyle not a diet. ...Read more

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How long does it take for one to lower LDL cholesterol levels?

LDL: Usually 6 weeks by medication ; possibly longer with lifestyle modification (3-6 months). ...Read more

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How long does it take for Lescol (fluvastatin) XL to lower cholesterol?

How long does it take for Lescol (fluvastatin) XL to lower cholesterol?

Typically 8 weeks: Typically after initiation of any statin medicine, lipids are first rechecked at the eartliest 8 weeks primarily to check for tolerance and liver panel staying normal, and hopefully a good lipid effect. But to see more of an effect on lipids, recheck in 3 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to reduce cholesterol?

How long does it take to reduce cholesterol?

Variable. : If you change diet and activity or start medication today, serum levels will be at equilibrium in 3 months. Further improvements in aerobic fitness and weight loss may continue to improve serum results over time, but a significant segment of the population simply have genetics as the reason for their levels, which therefore will not improve without medical therapy. ...Read more

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Please describe a good natural proven substance i can take to lower cholesterol?

Please describe a good natural proven substance i can take to lower cholesterol?

Here are 2 options: Jerusalem artichokes and dandelion root tea contain inulin. They help to increase good (HDL) cholesterol & to lower total cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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What is best to take to lower cholesterol? Niacin, niacinamide, no-flush product? And how much?

What is best to take to lower cholesterol? Niacin, niacinamide, no-flush product? And how much?

Niacin is best: No-flush Niacin can either refer to a slow release preparation or inositol. Slow release preparations are better tolerated than immediate release products, but the lipid lowering effects are somewhat less potent than immediate or extended release niacin. For comparable efficacy a higher dose of slow release is usually needed. Inositol and niacinamide not improve lipids and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me on foods that lower cholesterol levels?

Can you please guide me on foods that lower cholesterol levels?

Vegetarian diet: A vegetarian, vegan, or mediterranean diet will lower cholesterol and lower your risk of heart disease. Also see this link: http://www.Nejm.Org/doi/pdf/10.1056/nejmoa1200303. ...Read more