Low Cholesterol

While we are all worried about high cholesterol, low cholesterol is bad also. If your cholesterol is below 140, you will not make your sex hormones (DHEA, estrogen progesterone, testosterone for both men and women).

Causes of Low Cholesterol:

  • Immune decline
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Cholesterol lowering drugs
  • Essential fatty acid deficiency
  • Liver infection or disease
  • Manganese deficiency
  • Adrenal stress
  • Recreational drugs (cocaine, marijuana)
  • Excessive exercise (esp. in females)
  • Low fat diets
  • Psychological stress
  • Cancer


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