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Dr. Jason Campbell
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In brief: Diet & Medications

Cholesterol is important because it is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Total cholesterol, LDL ("bad"), and HDL ("good") are measured on blood work. Cholesterol levels are due to both diet and bodily production (genetics/family history). So a low cholesterol diet and exercise can help blood levels but many times statin medications are also needed. Talk to your health professional.

In brief: Diet & Medications

Cholesterol is important because it is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Total cholesterol, LDL ("bad"), and HDL ("good") are measured on blood work. Cholesterol levels are due to both diet and bodily production (genetics/family history). So a low cholesterol diet and exercise can help blood levels but many times statin medications are also needed. Talk to your health professional.
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