High Cholesterol Management
Education& Treatment Options to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease
- 25 min25 minutes
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High cholesterol is a common condition that many people experience. If left untreated, it can lead to various health complications such as heart attacks and strokes. It's essential to monitor your cholesterol levels and make necessary lifestyle changes to prevent and manage high cholesterol. But what happens when lifestyle changes aren't enough? In this blog post, we'll explore how doctors treat high cholesterol and what you need to know. Medication and lifestyle changes are an essential part of managing high cholesterol. Doctors may recommend a heart-healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight loss for patients with high cholesterol. A heart-healthy diet consists of foods that are low in saturated and trans fats, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. Regular exercise is also essential for managing high cholesterol, and doctors may recommend 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise at least five days a week. High cholesterol may be a symptom of an underlying health condition, such as hypothyroidism or liver disease. If this is the case, your doctor may treat the underlying condition to manage high cholesterol. For example, treatment for hypothyroidism may involve taking thyroid hormone replacement medication to regulate thyroid hormone levels and reduce cholesterol levels. High cholesterol is a manageable condition that requires a comprehensive approach to treatment. Medications, lifestyle changes, alternative therapies, treatment for underlying conditions, and regular monitoring are all essential for managing high cholesterol. If you're concerned about your cholesterol levels, speak with our team of Primary Care Providers about your options for managing high cholesterol. With the right treatment plan, we can work together to significantly reduce your risk of heart attacks, strokes, and other health complications associated with high cholesterol.
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