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The Pros and Cons of Statins

woman at computer Statins are a kind of medicine that can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. People who smoke or have diabetes are at a greater risk of heart attack and stroke.

Your sex, age, race, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels also play a part. Even if you’ve never had heart problems before, you might be prescribed statins. If you don’t want to take a pill every day, you may be able to lower your risk with a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Learn more about the pros and cons of statins and decide what’s right for you.