I struggle with high cholesterol and I know I’m at risk of a heart attack if I don’t manage it correctly. It is no laughing matter. I’m taking the driver’s seat to See the Emergency in Cholesterol
— Jay Leno
Ask your doctor if there are additional steps you can take to lower your LDL-C if…
You have a history of heart attack
You use maximally tolerated cholesterol-lowering therapy, and you are not reaching your goal previously set by your doctor
Ready to work with your doctor to learn how to lower your risk of another heart attack, but not sure where to start?
Download the doctor discussion guide to fill out and bring with you to your next doctor’s appointment.
LDL-C, also known as bad cholesterol, is one of the most important risk factors for having a heart attack. Your risk for having a heart attack or stroke increases proportionally with higher bad cholesterol levels.
Bad cholesterol is the main cause of atherosclerosis – the formation of plaques in the arteries that can block the flow of blood, which increases your risk for major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack or stroke.
Find out about a treatment for patients who have had a heart attack and have high LDL cholesterol.> LEARN MORE