Don’t stop statins in old age….

Discontinuing statins(drugs that reduce the levels of fat in blood) in old age can increase risk of heart diseases,finds a French study.-published in ‘European Heart Journal’.

It has been proved that statin therapy can help control cholesterol levels and prevent to a great extent cardio-vascular problems/.

Studies were conducted to know if statins could help control/prevent cardio-vascular events in healthy ,older adults .It was found that the adults who discontinued statins for a period were more likely to experience a cardio-vascular event and increased risk of blood vessel problems.


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