Do women need to lower cholesterol?
Posted Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 12:53 PM

http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/statinsEvidenceCaution.pdf

Evidence for Caution: Women and statins;
http://www.whp-apsf.ca/pdf/statinsEvidenceCaution.pdf

Read this from Women and Health Protection, under the auspices of Health Canada, about why women should view Statin prescribing with caution. Take it to your doctor, and also give him/her this website headed by a member of the Cochrane Collaboration (that will mean something to your doctor).

Do statins have a role in primary prevention? (Of cardiovascualar disease?)

ED: Babs -- Most often the answer is NO.
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