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LDL 23 and Triglycerides 32
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sarahleethomas posted:
I have had my labs done for the past 3 years, yearly. My cholesterol averages @ 87. My LDL's average 22! My Triglycerides stay @ 32. The Dr office acts like this is fine. I'm starting to worry. I have had a liver biopsy due to fatty liver (non alcohol) and sometimes my ALT elevate. I'm normal weight & no meds. Any ideas
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billh99 responded:
There is a generic condition that causes very low levels of cholesterol. And in the most they people or extremely healthy. In fact there is research based on this to develop a new cholesterol drug.

However, low level of cholesterol can be called some other diseases. If this is a life long pattern then it is probably a generic condition.
 
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James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
There are some people who do have lower LDL cholesterol as compared to the typical person. As long as you eat a healthy, well rounded diet, medication is not typically recommended.


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