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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cholesterol: Generally will take at least six weeks to see significant change. ...Read more
Total cholesterol is 230, LDL 140, HDL 62, vldl 28, trigs 142. How long after eating healthy and exercising will it take to lower cholesterol?
About 2 to 3 weeks: Also exercises with the nutritional treatment help you quickly recovering. ...Read more
6 weeks: It's standard of care to wait 6 weeks for a full effect. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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