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    Anon_237665 posted:
    Hi everyone, I had my parathyroid remove on my right side and every since I had this done my cholesterol has been high. I been on a few Meds for my cholesterol but I have been having issue with my muscle. I would like to try a natural remedy instead. Any suggestion?
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Here is a link to the WebMD Cholesterol Management Health Center: Cholesterol Management

    You can find many resources about diet, exercise and lifestyle that can help get your numbers down - often without medication.

    Additionally, you can link here to track cholesterol in your daily diet: WebMD Food & Fitness Planner

    Additionally, please speak with your doctor before starting - or stopping - any medication, exercise or food plan.


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