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I have hypo thyroid..tsh33 low t3 low t4. new lipid panel

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i have hypo thyroid..tsh33 low t3 low t4. new lipid panel shows i have 307 cholesterol .... i am about 145 lbs i am not obese and my husband is doing weight watchers,,, we have a pretty healthy diet and life style. .. i could exercise more.... should i start lipator... or wait for the thyroid numbers to correct
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: my mother said she had issues but was never medicated,,, and lived to 80 died with alzhemers
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: non smoker, light drinker ( wine a glass or two a night
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

I would start lipitor and improve your diet

and start to take thyroid hormone pills.

make sure you don't take your thyroid hormone pills with other medications and take it on an empty stomach once a day.

let me know if you have questions.