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I assume that the level shoudl be 5mmol/L or less for healthy adults or less, correct?
yes that is the level they suggest is healthy
then you are definitely above
and you should probably take a lowering agent
in addition to changing your diet and exercise
there is also some cholesterol lowering butter spread you can buy too
and oatmeal has been proven to help
yes, you should probably go on statins
you have a family history
you are in your 40s and your cholesterol IS high
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ha ha no worries
I have been eating oatmeal and have soya milk and yogurt and some nuts all things I have read that are recommended to eat to help reduce cholesterol but it is quite a lot of stuff more than id regularly eat.
but if your levels are still high then you may need to take medication
it is ok
I do quite a lot of exercise and am not overweight im thinking I probably should take them but wasn't sure if it was the best thing
and it may be lifesaving for you!
yeah, because you have done all of your 'homework'
and it is still high
my uncle dropped down dead a 60 and my mum keeps telling me to go to the doctor and sort it out. I think I should thank you for your advice
did I provide you with excellent service?
yes you did. not what I wanted to hear but im glad I did because now I will deal with it thank you