Ask the Doctors: Heart Attacks; A-Fib; Gout

If statins can reverse coronary artery disease, why do people on statins have heart attacks? Statins significantly decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke. However, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk. Statins work by lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol by 20% to 60% after several weeks of use. Some statins lower […]
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