This group of drugs will help in the prevention of strokes and heart attacks. Due to its mechanism of action statins reduce cholesterol in the blood and prevent blockage of blood vessels cholesterol plaques.
The team of specialists at the Medical center of McGill in Canada says: about ten million young people in the country do not receive the necessary volume of medical aid in the form of drugs to lower cholesterol. Preventive take statins – budget way of reducing morbidity and mortality from diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Now this group of drugs mainly used in patients with severe heart disease. Experts recommend physicians to reconsider their attitude to the problem of prescribing drugs to lower cholesterol.