Having high HDL does not override the increased risk of heart attack and stroke in people with elevated LDL and triglycerides.
People with Crohn’s disease are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. Statin drugs to control cholesterol levels may help reduce this risk.
You may be risking your health if you take red yeast rice supplements to lower your cholesterol. Here’s why.
Statins may reduce the risk of heart attacks in people over 75, but these medications have potentially dangerous side effects.
Statins are the medication of choice for reducing LDL cholesterol, but a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, has entered the market.
Many people who are healthy but at increased risk of cardiovascular disease should take statins for primary prevention, according to new recommendations.
If your LDL levels remain stubbornly high or you develop intolerable side effects, such as persistent muscle pain, you may be a candidate for other cholesterol-lowering medications.
Do cholesterol-lowering statins create a mental fog? Growing clinical evidence suggests that they may not. Here’s the latest research.
When the holidays hit, it can be difficult to manage your cholesterol. Here are some tips on managing it during those times when it can be most difficult.