How to Reduce Calcium ScoresJim has an elevated coronary calcium score in the 95% percentile indicating high risk for futureheart attack. He is being treated by his cardiologist with daily aspirin and atorvastatin(lipitor), a statin drug to reduce cholesterol.
Currently we are following a number of similar patients with elevated coronary calcium score treated with statin drugs by their cardiologist. The elevated calcium score indicates higher risk for future coronary event such as chest pain, angina, heart attack etc. Current cardiology dogma dictates treatment with statin drugs to lower cholesterol, thus preventing heart disease.