Alternatives to Cholesterol-Fighting Statins

There is a reason why doctors may harp less about your cholesterol than they did before 2013.

Heart Health Awareness

The American Heart Association recommends all adults age 20 or older have their choles­terol, and other traditional risk factors, checked every five years. Cholesterol is a waxy arterial buildup that hinders blood flow. As published on Medscape (login), guide­lines for the detection, evalua­tion, and treat­ment of elevated choles­terol were released in November 2013. See table below.

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December 03, 2018 by Kevin Williams

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