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Age 42;wt: 61kg;t3-0.86, t4-9.60, tsh-1.91ng/ml;on thyroxine soudium 60mcg(past 16 years), lysteda for dub(past 3 years), LDL 160, reason for high ldl?

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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Genetic

Only about 10-15% of LDL can be controlled by diet.
For many people, the liver just makes too muich cholesterol.

In brief: Genetic

Only about 10-15% of LDL can be controlled by diet.
For many people, the liver just makes too muich cholesterol.
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology

In brief: Many Possibilities

Causes of high LDL include genetic (familial hypercholesterolemia, familial combined hyperlipidemia) and non-genetic (insulin resistance, type II diabetes, thyroid abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, alcohol) issues.
With a TSH

In brief: Many Possibilities

Causes of high LDL include genetic (familial hypercholesterolemia, familial combined hyperlipidemia) and non-genetic (insulin resistance, type II diabetes, thyroid abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, alcohol) issues.
With a TSH
Dr. William Cromwell
Dr. William Cromwell
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