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Blood tests showed elevated LDL, cholesterol, triglycerides, prescribed Statin. Is there any natural way to lower it?

I have family history of heart problem, identified in my brothers. I am 30 yr old, recently I got my blood test done. Hemoglobin -- 16.3 RBC -- 5.81 MPV -- 12.8 TRIGLYCERODE -- 202 LDL -- 107 My doctor has suggested that I should take Statin to reduce my LDL. Please let me know is there any other natural way to reduce cholesterol and triglyceride . Or should I go ahead with Statin? Thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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hi,my advise to you is start with a life style modification:brisk walking daily for 30 minutes,eat low fat,low salt,high fiber diet like-lots of fruit,vegetables,oats etc.Avoid colas,bakery items,junk food and packaged food.Repeat your lipid profile after 3 months and if it is persistently high,consult your doctor and later start a statin.But first start this life style modifications from today itself ! Take care and wish you a good health.
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