Insulin Resistance May Be Responsible For Higher Risk Of Heart Attack
This Replaces LDL, The Bad Cholesterol, As The Main Cause
The traditional way to prevent cardiovascular diseases has been lowering the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), also known as “bad cholesterol”. This has been done with the prescription of statins, which are the most commonly prescribed drugs. However, recent studies have shown no difference between patients with and without statin prescriptions. On the other side, new theories suggest that the cause is insulin resistance, which is the response to insulin, which affects, blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and fatty liver, which is known as “metabolic syndrome”. This has been backed up with a high correlation between the numbers of patients with a heart attack that also metabolic syndrome. Additional details click here.