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Doctor insights on: How To Reduce Cholesterol Naturally

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How to reduce cholesterol?

How to reduce cholesterol?

Find and Fix Causes: The first step is to determine if this is due to an acquired medical condition. If treatable conditions are found they should be managed, as well as starting diet, exercise and lifestyle modifications. Soluble fiber and plant stanols can be used to lower ldl. If medications are needed options include statins, agents to decrease gut cholesterol absorption (ezetimibe, colesevelam) and niacin. ...Read more

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How to reduce cholesterol?

How to reduce cholesterol?

Low saturated fat: Diet and regular aerobic exercise.More often than not, there is a genetic component to this problem that requires medical treatment, in spite of the above mentioned lifestyle modifications. ...Read more

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How do you reduce cholesterol?

How do you reduce cholesterol?

Many ways: Diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruit and whole grains; low in saturated fats; caloric restriction and weight loss; increase in physical activity; and if that does not lower cholesterol to the target level, discuss the matter with your doctor for choice of medications. ...Read more

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Which drugs reduce cholesterol levels?

Which drugs reduce cholesterol levels?

Cholesterol Meds: Medications that lower cholesterol well include Simvastatin, Atorvastatin, Rosuvastatin. These medications also have benefit in reducing the risk of heart disease. Zetia (ezetimibe) is decent in combination with one of the aforementioned medication, but not by itself. Niacin helps too. ...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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Are there natural ways to reduce cholesterol ?

Are there natural ways to reduce cholesterol ?

Diet and exercise: Careful diet modification to reduce fried and fatty foods, and increase fruits , vegetables, and whole grains can help. Increasing exercise will also help with some of the fats in the blood. Unfortunately, high cholesterol is ofen inherited and requires medication. ...Read more

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What can be done to reduce cholesterol most effectivley?

What can be done to reduce cholesterol most effectivley?

D & E: Diet and exercise form the backbone of treatment. Attain and maintain normal body weight. Exercise at least 30 minutes daily. If cholesterol is still high, statin medications are highly effective. ...Read more