Image via WikipediaI started a statin -- a nice cheap Kaiser generic -- more than a year ago and finally got around to check and see if it's working. Good news, there. My total cholesterol has dropped from 245 to 147, with all the diminution in the "bad" LDL.
On the other hand, there's now some evidence of diminished thyroid function, which explains .... I don't know what it explains. Give me a day or two, and I'll find something I don't like in my life it explains.