Atorvastatin High Cholesterol Tablets
Buy Atorvastatin (Generic Lipitor). Are prescribed to help treat high cholesterol. This treatment is most effective when combined with exercise and a healthy diet. You will likely begin by taking 20mg of Atorvastatin each day; your GP will adjust this prescription depending on your needs and cholesterol level. Atorvastatin is available in strengths of 10mg, 20mg, 40mg & 80mg.
Having high cholesterol can potentially have serious health implications.
If left untreated, the condition can lead to heart attack and stroke. Having high cholesterol doesn’t necessarily present with any external symptoms, which is why it is important to aware of your cholesterol levels. In many cases, high cholesterol can be attribute to lifestyle choices. For example, diets rich in fatty foods and alcohol will likely raise your cholesterol levels. Also, a lack of exercise can also help raise your cholesterol levels. Alternatively, high cholesterol can be the result of a preexisting medical condition, such as diabetes. Some people may be more prone to having high cholesterol problems because of their genes – having a close family member with the condition will increase your chances of developing high cholesterol.
Cholesterol isn’t always bad. At lower levels, the substance plays an essential role within the bloodstream. High-density lipoprotein (HDL), or ‘good’ cholesterol, is responsible for transporting fats throughout the body. This action is require so that cells and tissues can receive the nutrients they need to grow. However, the HDL require to perform these duties is already produce naturally in the liver. When cholesterol levels in the blood start to increase, due to poor diet and other lifestyle factors, these fatty substances begin to clump together. These sticky clumps can cause blockages that inhibit the flow of blood through the body. This is know as low-density lipoprotein or ‘bad’ cholesterol.
Atorvastatin actively works to reduce the activity of an enzyme found in the liver. This enzyme is responsible for producing cholesterol. So, by inhibiting this enzyme’s action, the overall cholesterol levels in the body are reduce. This will result in a decreased risk of developing circulatory problems.