The Facts Behind Cholesterol-Lowering Statins, And How To Take Them Safely

What they do: Statin drugs lower LDL cholesterol (up to 60 percent, at high doses) as well as reduce inflammation and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels. The stats: Some 15 million to 20 million people currently take statins. Drugs like Crestor, Lipitor, and Vytorin have become the first-line treatment, with some doctors even suggesting every adult … Read more The Facts Behind Cholesterol-Lowering Statins, And How To Take Them Safely