Underactive Thyroid a Little-Known Cause of High Cholesterol

Q. My doctor told me I have an underactive thyroid. Could this be affecting my blood cholesterol level?A. Yes. A sluggish or underactive thyroid?called hypothyroidism?call slow down your body’s metabolism, as well as delay clearance of cholesterol and triglycerides from blood, resulting in high blood levels of triglycerides and LDL’s (“bad” low-density lipoprotein cholesterol).In fact, […]

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