For Statins, Cholesterol Care May Be Just the Start – The New York Times

Paul Rogers

Paul Rogers

Shortly after my 60th birthday, my cholesterol level inexplicably began to rise despite daily exercise, a healthy weight and a diet low in saturated fats. I tried to bring it down by cutting cheese, eggs and most meat from my diet as well as taking a daily fiber supplement, fish oils and plant sterols. Yet at every three-month checkup, my total cholesterol — and especially artery-damaging LDL cholesterol — was higher than the one before.

Source: For Statins, Cholesterol Care May Be Just the Start – The New York Times

Worth a read/review.. and don’t miss the very interesting comments’ section.. it seems the statins have a lot of pros and cons, hard to ferret out the truth.. and if the doctors even know what’s going on…

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