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Statin

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Weighing statins’ risks vs benefits

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Statin Alternatives | Straight Talk MD with Dr. Brandy Patterson

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Study Confirms What Many Patients Taking Statins Have Said for Years | NBC Nightly News

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Should You Take Statins?

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The impact of statins on cognition

Statins, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, are a class of lipid-lowering medications. Statins have been found to reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality in those who are at high risk of cardiovascular disease. The evidence is strong that statins are effective for treating cardiovascular disease in the early stages of the disease and in those at elevated risk but without cardiovascular disease.
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