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My cholesterol is 279 and my HDL is 46. Do I need to take statins ?

My total cholesterol is 279 and my HDL is 46. Do I need to take statins? My risk factor is16.? My total cholesterol is 279 and my HDL is 46. Do I need to take statins? My risk factor is16.?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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NO A mere elevated cholesterol level DOES NOT, DOES NOT mean you have CHD Statins ONLY help MEN with CHD and DIABETICS NOT WOMEN and the WAY ststains help - (MILDLY) results are exagerrated by drug companies IS BY ANTI INFLAMMATORY QUALITIES AND HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH CHOLESTEROL LOWERING http://www.lowcarbmuscle.com/forums/showthread.php?t=162 SEE THE REFERENCES
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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