Myth No. 2: If you’re on cholesterol medication, you don’t need to worry about your diet
Medication saves lives, no doubt. But depending solely on cholesterol medication and not improving your diet or exercise routine is a serious mistake. Mayo Clinic says you can help keep your cholesterol medication dosage low by losing weight, limiting alcohol consumption, and eating foods known to be good for your heart. If you just take the pills without doing any of the other work, you could end up having to increase your dosage.
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