Menopause And Statin Drugs

Statins and Diabetes Linked in Study

…initiative. What they found is that post-menopausal women taking certain types of statins had a 48 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers didn’t specify which types of statin drugs contribute to diabetes, but the very fact that statins and diabetes are linked isn’t a new…

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Lp(a) and Risk Factors of Heart Disease

…reported a study of 2,191 men confirming this. Statin Drugs Will Not Reduce Lp(a) Cholesterol Statins, drugs commonly prescribed to help you keep good cholesterol levels, are not effective for lowering Lp(a) cholesterol levels. In fact, a study involving these drugs showed an increase in Lp(a) levels! And therein…

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