Exercise, Diet, Supplements Play Role In Lowering Cholesterol Without Drugs

Mon, 05 Mar 2007 02:00 PM EST

... When it's time to rein in cholesterol, the go-to prescription is usually statins. These medications can reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol -- the bad cholesterol -- from 25 percent to 50 percent. But for a variety of reasons, statins aren't an option for everyone.The March issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource outlines other ways to lower cholesterol levels. [click link for full article] ...