Statin Drugs – Reduce Cholestrol with a risk of Side Effects

Overview of Statin Drugs  Statins are drugs that can lower your Cholesterol. Statins work by blocking a substance your body needs to make Cholesterol. Statins hamper with the production of cholesterol in your liver. Statins block the enzyme in the liver that is responsible for making Cholesterol. This enzyme is called hydroxy-methylglutaryl-coenzyme. Statins are referred… Read More Statin Drugs – Reduce Cholestrol with a risk of Side Effects

Chest Pain – Go to Hospital if lasts more than a few minutes

Overview of Chest Pain If you are having severe pain, crushing, squeezing, or pressure in your chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or if the pain moves into your neck, left shoulder, arm, or jaw, “go immediately to a Hospital Emergency Department”. “Don’t drive yourself, call an ambulance”. It is a bit difficult… Read More Chest Pain – Go to Hospital if lasts more than a few minutes

Aspirin

Aspirin or Acetylsalicylic Acid is a derivative of salicylic acid that is a mild, no narcotic analgesic useful in the relief of headache and muscle and joint aches. The drug works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, body chemicals that are necessary for blood clotting and which also sensitize nerve endings to pain. Aspirin is… Read More Aspirin