Hello everyone. I am after a bit of advice. I have just had my sons (13) full lipid results back and have been told his thyroid is raised. 5.64 (should be 1-5). Has anyone else been in this situation? After doing some quick research It seems an over active thyroid can increase LDL (his is 5.94, total 8.3). The receptionist said he would be likely offered medication to reduce his thyroid but as a mother that has managed to hang off the statins for the time being I am not sure the best thing to treat first. He sees the consultant next month and i know he will suggest starting the statins then but I am wondering what the connection is. I am not aware that his thyroid has been checked before (or mine !). Thanks
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