Hyperlipidemia – or high blood lipid levels – is a risk factor for heart disease, but confusion exists about the most reliable forms of treatment
Many turn to what are called “natural” supplements like fish oils & milk thistle, despite the body of scientific research tipping against them. Dr. Abby Campbell from HealthyButSmart.com, having recently reviewed the evidence, says that lifestyle adjustments like changes to diet and exercise are significantly more effective at improving lipid profiles than any available nutritional supplement.
She also says that Statins, despite having minor side effects, are well established by high quality research as being effective in the management of Hyperlipidemia.
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