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My TSH level is 4.50, doctor gave me 25 mg euthyrox, 1 times a day.My total cholesterol 298-ldl 214, i take 20mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) daily.Should I use both pills ?

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Dr. Umesh Patel
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Dyslipidemia

Blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides) can be affected by thyroid disease.
After treatment of thyroid disease, it is easier to control lipids as well as many other body functions including weight, blood pressure, blood sugar, depression, etc.

In brief: Dyslipidemia

Blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides) can be affected by thyroid disease.
After treatment of thyroid disease, it is easier to control lipids as well as many other body functions including weight, blood pressure, blood sugar, depression, etc.
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