Aspirin is a household word. The chemical name of the compound is Acetylsalicylic Acid, a mouthful that we are happy to refer to simply as “Aspirin”.
This week I’ve had a number of patients come in missing both their statins but also other medications. I’d like to talk a little bit more a bit more about this because it’s a really important area.
Coronary artery disease remains the biggest killer in the Western World despite significant advances in the understanding, diagnosis, and management of the condition. Most importantly, significant suffering could be avoided with simple maintenance.
Vitamin D is important because it is central to the metabolism of calcium in the promotion of bone growth and in the formation and maintenance of bone strength.
Traditional approaches to coronary artery disease tend to focus on secondary prevention, or on treating the consequences of coronary artery disease.