statins are good at reducing cholesterol
but the idea is to prevent stroke or heart attack risks.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), released its own recommendation last year.
Those who stand to benefit most from preventive statins, they said, have at least one other risk factor -- such as hypertension, diabetes or smoking -- in addition to a 10% risk on the same calculator.
you can do your risk calculator here.
and see what your risks are
that is good your blood pressure is good and you don't smoke. do you have diabetes?
you should do your calculator and see what your risks are.