Women's Heart Advisor October 2016 Issue

Ask the Doctors: October 2016

When I had a heart attack, I was treated with angioplasty and a stent. Why didnít they give me a clot-buster, like they did my husband? Iíve used niacin and a statin for years to control my lipid levels. At my last visit, my doctor told me that the FDA no longer recommends niacin. Why? My daughter has endometriosis. Why would her gynecologist advise her to see a cardiologist?

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