What do you do to help lower your LDL cholesterol without taking statins

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  1. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 2 years ago

    What do you do to help lower your  LDL cholesterol without taking statins

  2. Don Bobbitt profile image94
    Don Bobbittposted 2 years ago

    I take Flax Seed Oil capsules daily and I dropped my statins due to the ever increasing health concerns being discovered by the Medical industry. At some point, you must decide of certain drugs are worth their side-effects. DON

    1. Stacie L profile image86
      Stacie Lposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Just taking Flaxseed oil brought it down? I never heard of that.

  3. Mekenzie profile image82
    Mekenzieposted 2 years ago

    I take Co-Q 10 and Red yeast rice.  My doctor was so surprised when it dropped over 50 points.  smile

    1. Stacie L profile image86
      Stacie Lposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I've read about these supplements and take coq10 now. How long did it take to drop 50 points?

    2. Mekenzie profile image82
      Mekenzieposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Stacie,  I believe it was 6 months, it was a followup because my cholesterol was so high.

  4. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 2 years ago

    I take Activated Charcoal which plays a role in trapping toxins in your body and by cholesterol and blood pressure have gone down.  I took me about 2-3 weeks.  Just a warning it might make the color of your stools darker-this is normal

    1. Stacie L profile image86
      Stacie Lposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      You ingest activated charcoal? It sounds awful I must say but if it works then keep it up.

    2. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
      LoisRyan13903posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It comes as a capsule so you don't taste anything.  I wouldn't just eat charcoal out of the bag.  You can get it at a health food store

 
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