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Statin Drugs: What They Do & Who Should Take Them

…use a statin drug? Well, in anybody with advanced heart disease, whether a stent or angioplasty, heart attack, anybody with a high calcium score, even a calcium score over 200, I would use a statin drug, but not to lower cholesterol, folks. I use a statin drug to have an impact on the blood thinning…

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Assessing Your Risk Factors of Heart Disease

…blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, obesity, cigarette smoking, diabetes and physical inactivity. More specifically, research shows that a calcium score greater than 1,000 places an individual in at least the 75th percentile of risk (and perhaps in the 90th percentile or higher) for sudden death…

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