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What is the treatment for hyperlipidemia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Diet exercise & Meds

Treatment is geared to the type of hyperlipidemia.
The general modalitie are diet low in saturated fats and carbohydrates, weight loss throug diet and exercise, treatment of underlying illness, e.g., diabetes, hypothyroidism; use of drugs such as statins. Additional drugs may be added depending on the response.

In brief: Diet exercise & Meds

Treatment is geared to the type of hyperlipidemia.
The general modalitie are diet low in saturated fats and carbohydrates, weight loss throug diet and exercise, treatment of underlying illness, e.g., diabetes, hypothyroidism; use of drugs such as statins. Additional drugs may be added depending on the response.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet &extdize

And currently there are multiple medications that can be taken such as Lipitor (atorvastatin) and vytorin and omega 3.

In brief: Diet &extdize

And currently there are multiple medications that can be taken such as Lipitor (atorvastatin) and vytorin and omega 3.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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