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Why do I have such high cholesterol of 215 ?

normal range is from 1 to 200 and mine is 215 I am skinny and workout a lot I do not eat very much Why do i have such high cholesterol ? I am scared Also, my father passed away from a heart attack
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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High cholesterol and other lipid disorders can be inherited (passed down through families) or associated with: * Fatty diets * Disease such as diabetes, hypothyroidism, Cushing syndrome, and kidney failure * Certain medications, including birth control pills, estrogen, corticosteroids, certain diuretics, and beta blockers * Lifestyle factors, including inactivity and regular, excessive alcohol use If you smoke and also have high cholesterol, you have an even greater risk for heart disease. Lipid disorders are more common in men than women. Control your high cholesterol by diet and exercise.
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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