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September 22, 2015

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Evelyn Wong
September 23, 2015

“LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol is a potent risk factor for heart and blood vessel disease.”

According to this study…

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19081406

… which measured the cholesterol levels of 136,905 people at the time of their cardiac event, over half of them had what would be considered normal cholesterol levels (including LDL levels under 100).

In fact I have a relative who has always had low cholesterol, yet he still he had a heart attack with 90% blockage in one artery despite a total cholesterol level of 155.

This whole war against cholesterol is something I’m having trouble understanding.

Steve Bryant
October 27, 2015

Thanks for that link-I’ve just looked over that study and my brief reading
leads me to conclude that recommended LDL levels should in fact be be lower and HDL levels higher- would you agree?

Elly Kleinman
September 23, 2015

Interesting thesis about the new PCSK9 inhibitors. I didn’t knew that they were FDA approved. In my personal opinion they are still un-healthy to the liver.

nowsad
September 23, 2015

When you need a little more help than lifestyle changes alone .

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