Whether or not to take statin

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Q: I have no history of heart disease in my family, my BMI, pulse rate, and blood pressure are all good. I am 48 and have always had a high total cholesterol number, this year the following, total 308, HDL 90, LDL 204, triglyceridess 71, I also had a CT done with a score of "0". My doctor thinks going on a statin is still a good idea, your thoughts?

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