Heart Health Twitter Quiz – High Cholesterol

These days, we have a wide variety of tremendously effective strategies for combating a high LDL cholesterol.

True or False: With a combination of diet and medicines, we can almost always treat a high cholesterol.

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A. True
B. False

 

Answer: A (True).

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In their book, Heart 411, Drs. Gillinov and Nissen say:

These days, we have a wide variety of tremendously effective strategies for combating a high LDL cholesterol. These include diet, exercise, and several drugs, most notably the statins. Sometimes we see a new patient who reports, “I always have a high cholesterol. That is normal for me.” Don’t accept a high cholesterol. We can work with you to fix it.

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