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Statins for Heart Disease Prevention

Statins are prescribed either for existing heart disease or to prevent heart disease. Preventing heart disease is referred to as a primary prevention strategy. Let’s discuss if statins for heart disease prevention are as effective as advertised and what other factors one should consider. Statins to Prevent Heart Disease Statins have gone through a lot […]

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Do Statins Prevent Heart Attacks?

For the right patient, a statin is a lifesaver. But do statins prevent heart attacks? They are used to lower cholesterol levels, but some will still suffer a heart attack even when taking a statin. It’s essential to understand this concept. You can still suffer a stroke or a heart attack while taking a statin […]