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How long does it take to lower cholesterol levels?
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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Cholesterol medications can affect your lipid panel within 4 weeks however dietary changes need time.
You can not reverse years of eating poorly in two months. I see dietary shifts in cholesterol over 6 months and longer. Eating better is a lifestyle not a diet.

In brief: Varies
Cholesterol medications can affect your lipid panel within 4 weeks however dietary changes need time.
You can not reverse years of eating poorly in two months. I see dietary shifts in cholesterol over 6 months and longer. Eating better is a lifestyle not a diet.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel
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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Cholesterol
It can take 6 to 8 weeks to see changes in cholesterol after changes in diet or starting a new medicine.
We usually wait 2 or 3 months to recheck the fasting lipid panel in order to see any changes.

In brief: Cholesterol
It can take 6 to 8 weeks to see changes in cholesterol after changes in diet or starting a new medicine.
We usually wait 2 or 3 months to recheck the fasting lipid panel in order to see any changes.
Dr. Mary Callahan
Dr. Mary Callahan
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