I am in BIG prevention mode with lipids.After a trial of statins I had good results.Then RX Fish oil was added...even better results.My lipids were not that bad but with a family history of hyperlidiemia,a mother and brother(both died of CAD) and a nephew with it and unsuccessful treatment of LDL, my family doctor did the extended Lipid profile testing. It showed my LP(a) at 98-upper range <30.I was started on Niacin and that's where I saw a change;HDL 85, LDL 30.LP(a) is genetic,no diet,exercise affects it so I'm happy that I'm treated and so is my nephew.They didn't know this for my brother or Mom.Just my story.
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