Could PCSK9 inhibitors, a new class of cholesterol-busting drugs, be right for you? Here are 4 things you need to know about these powerful drugs, which can help lower your bad (LDL) cholesterol by up to 50 to 70 percent.
Has your doctor told you have minor blockages in your coronary arteries? If you’ve had a heart catheterization for blockages your doctor determined are too minor to require a stent or bypass surgery, it’s still important not to ignore chest pain.
Sellers of vitamin D claim the nutrient can lower your blood pressure. But don’t believe the hype.
PCSK9 inhibitors may help lower cholesterol in patients when statins don’t work or the side effects aren’t tolerable.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
We raised a ruckus the other day with two words. “Junk science”. The phrase occurred in a quote from Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen was evaluating an observational study that appeared to coffee that people who drank coffee lived longer lives. Dr. Nissen’s issue was how observational studies … Read More