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Old 09-24-2012, 10:01 AM   #2
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Re: thyroid and high cholesterol

I'm not familiar at all with the reference intervals or norms for cholesterol testing in the UK. But I can tell you that my LDL cholesterol dropped by 17%, from high to within normal range, after I was optimally treated for low thyroid and without any other lifestyle changes. It can take a few months to happen, but it should eventually.

Low thyroid is the second leading cause of elevated cholesterol after poor diet.
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