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my husband is only 35 and he weigh 185 and is 5 foot 8.he has heridty cholesterol..i want to keep him off of statins..they have bad side...

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Statin therapy is studied to be cardioprotective drug and one of the essentials to prevent premature heart...

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just got my Blood work results, my cholesterol level is 297, HDL is 76, LDL is 200, so the Doctor called in a RX for me to start taking to lower my...

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Dear Ma'm
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An LDL cholesterol level of 200 mg% is definitely a valid indication for statin therapy, irrespective of any...

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today i recieved my lab result all was normal except my liver enzyme alt 33 n 50 alt 72 n 50 GGT 70 n 50 cholesterol 284 n 200 TG 130 HDl 45 ldl...

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Monitoring of LFTs has become common practice during treatment with statins even though there is little...

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