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I just tested to find my cholesterol level is fairly high. Total is 244 mg/dl, ldl 152 mg/cl. Non hdl 199. 2 mg/dl. Pl advise what medicine to take.

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Your Cholesterol is high. You should start with lifestyle measures along with medicines and a few tests like BP, Echo, LFT, TSH. In lifestyle measures you should 1) Exercise daily for 40 mins 2) Diet change (take a detailed diet consult) 3) Diabetes Control if you are diabetic. You can initially try lifestyle changes for 4-6 weeks then repeat cholesterol levels if still high, consult a local cardiologist to start low dose statins.
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