Smarter Heart University Radio episode 1 July 18, 2010
High levels of bad cholesterol are to blame for so many life-threatening events such as heart attack and stroke. The public has been told that statins are the most potent weapons in this struggle. However, taking a statin may not necessarily help prevent heart disease or any vascular illness any more than lifestyle changes like exercising, losing weight, eating right, controlling blood pressure, stopping smoking.
Tags: bad cholesterol, heart attack, heart drugs, LDL, statins, stroke