What are the role of statins on cardio-vascular disease?

Several. 1/ reduce bad cholesterol. 2/ reduce inflammatory reactions. 3/ reduce tone in arteries (help the artery to relax and permit better blood flow. I think has a role in healing of the injury cholesterol does to the artery.
To stabilize plaques. Statins reduce the build up of arterial plaques and reduce the inflammatory response on plaques.

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Do aerobics exercise can reverse cardio vascular disease?

Exercise. I don't think there are any studies that indicate reversal of plaque build up, but that doesn't matter. The bottom line is that exercise is among one of the lifestyle changes that will help your overall cardiovascular health. As long as you're feeling well and your doctor agrees you should stop debating about it, get off this app/website, and start moving. . Read more...
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How long does it take for the development of cardio vascular disease?

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What are the food products that claim to reduce cardio vascular disease?

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Can foods really reduce cardio vascular disease risk like they say in ads?

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Does anyone have any info about life line screening to identify anuerisms and cardio vascular disease?

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