Evaluate CV Risks When Considering Statins for Patients Under Age 40

When should statins be used in adults under age 40?

Statins clearly improve outcomes regardless of age in patients with a prior heart attack or stroke for SECONDARY prevention...or in familial hypercholesterolemia with an LDL of 190 mg/dL or higher.

But for others under 40, this is a gray area...there's no evidence.

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