Cholesterol-lowering medications can help many
people if taken as prescribed. First, however, answer two questions. Have you
tried to lower cholesterol through diet, exercise, and weight loss? Are you at high risk of
cardiovascular problems? Doctors usually suggest trying diet and exercise
before cholesterol-lowering medications. But if you're at high risk, your
doctor may recommend starting cholesterol lowering medications right away. Here
are seven tips to help you get the most out of...