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Is medication necessary to treat high cholesterol?

Medication is not required for all individuals who have high cholesterol. Naturally lowering cholesterol may be possible for certain people. If you have high cholesterol, getting treatment for it might help lower the chance of having a heart attack, stroke, or other problems that are connected to poor blood circulation. Having said that, not everyone who has high cholesterol really needs to take medicine.

According to Robert Segal, MD, a cardiologist at Manhattan Cardiology in New York City, the decision regarding whether or not you need medication to lower your cholesterol is contingent upon your individual health and the risk factors that you presently possess. Make sure you read the article and watch the video.