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Occasional smoker, drink alcohol. Have high cholesterol level. What could be the reason?

hi i smoke very occasionally and have stopped smoking since 8 mnts. I have been drinking on all weekends in the past 2mnts and i consume 4btls of beer easly & the last week i had vodka, min of 6 pegs along with 5 joints of weed. i had been for my medicals today and my cholestrol level has shot up to 399 which is alarming high. what could be the reason. weed?
Asked On : Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

Cholesterol level and drinking alcohol contents in any case,might not be related. But the food you take after liquor might definitely be related to cholesterol level. Therefore you need to watch the diet and exercise to lower your cholesterol level.

Secondly high cholesterol level is accompanied with heart ailments risk. Such risk is doubled if you smoke and consume alcohol.

So consider quitting these two and exercise and diet. Get well soon,
Answered: Mon, 8 Jul 2013
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