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I am 40 years old and with a few extra pounds and high cholesterol, what are the consequences?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Higher risk
The chances of bad outcomes such as heart attack and stroke are increased by those and other risk factors.
I would rather prevent than treat them. Why not consult your doctor as to how to diminish your risk. The first step is always the hardest.

In brief: Higher risk
The chances of bad outcomes such as heart attack and stroke are increased by those and other risk factors.
I would rather prevent than treat them. Why not consult your doctor as to how to diminish your risk. The first step is always the hardest.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Cholesterol
For every 1mg increase of cholesterol the risk of developing heart disease increases 1 per cent.

In brief: Cholesterol
For every 1mg increase of cholesterol the risk of developing heart disease increases 1 per cent.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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In brief: Cardio vascular prob
Increased risk of mi, stroke, vascular desease.

In brief: Cardio vascular prob
Increased risk of mi, stroke, vascular desease.
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
Dr. Marek Lutrzykowski
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