NEWSMAKER: Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Published 11/24 2013 01:57PM

Updated 11/24 2013 02:13PM

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - As part of Better Together, Dr. Jones, a cardiologist of Hagerstown Heart and Meritus Health sat down with WHAG'S Carmen Chau to discuss the underlying truth of cholesterol lowering drugs.

Dr. Jones talks about a popular cholesterol lowering drug known as Lipitor, and why it is more beneficial to the body than harmful as some may think.

Cardiac diseases are one of the top killers in the nation, with causal factors such as obesity and diet and in turn, Dr. Jones offers tips in maintaining a healthy heart.

For those who choose not to lower their cholesterol by taking prescribed medications, he offers alternative, natural foods that can also give you positive results.

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.