Lifestyle changes (such as diet, weight control, exercise, and smoking cessation) are the first line of defense for treating unhealthy cholesterol levels. If levels still remain high, drug treatment is an effective next step. However, while statins have been shown to slow the rate of atherosclerotic progression, they have not yet been shown to reverse heart disease.
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