Risk factor(s) for ischemic stroke-Hyperlipidemia Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Risk factor(s) for ischemic stroke-Hyperlipidemia Posts on Medivizor

How low should LDL cholesterol be to prevent a second cardiovascular event after stroke?

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the best LDL cholesterol levels to prevent a second stroke. Researchers suggested that patients who had an LDL of less than 70mg had a lower risk of having a second stroke. Some background A stroke happens when the blood flow to the brain is cut-off. The brain cells stop receiving oxygen and begin to die. The body...

Read More