Statins Side Effects

Why Statins Are Dangerous

statins and memory loss and I thought that one of the people who commented described the dangers of statin drugs best. So, with her permission I’m reprinting her story… “Statins put my dad in a nursing home, where he passed away after 9 months of rapidly declining health. The first side effects

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The Side Effects of Statin Drugs

…I’m troubled by the side effects of statin drugs, the powerful medication usually prescribed to help you maintain good cholesterol levels. Common Side Effects of Statin Drugs * Muscle pain and weakness * Flu-like symptoms * Generalized soreness Other statin drug side effects include: liver dysfunction…

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Undo the Side Effects of Statins

…, many doctors prescribe statins every day, and many people suffer their unwanted side-effects—including muscle pain and weakness, generalized soreness, memory loss and peripheral neuropathy. How to Turn Back the Side Effects of Statins 1. Consider getting off your statin medication, unless you’re…

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Can Lowering LDL Cholesterol Really Reduce Cardiac Events?

…play—including blood thinning, which statins do very impressively. In fact, if you withdraw statins from this high risk population, deaths are three times higher. But there’s no evidence that the combination drug Vytorin was any more protective than a statin taken alone. Finally, the researchers were…

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Statin Drugs and Memory Loss

…patients that cholesterol-lowering statin medications cause memory loss, one of many statin drug side effects, and many patients never connect the dots themselves. In fact, I’m convinced that a lot of what we call “senior moments” is really a reaction to statin drugs. Here’s the reason… Cholesterol…

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Lp(a) and Risk Factors of Heart Disease

…premature heart disease in men. JAMA 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…

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Supplement and Medication Interactions to Avoid

…prostate cancer experienced medication interactions that produced negative side effects like swelling of the veins, blood clots and skin rash. 7 Medication Interactions You Should Avoid * Never take long-acting niacin if you take statin-like drugs. A combination of the two could cause excessive metabolic stress…

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3 Times Conventional Treatments Trump Alternative Medicine

…practicing smart medicine. Although the use of statin medications in high-risk coronary patients—especially those with inflammatory markers—is good medicine, the prescribing of these potent pharmacological agents with known and unknown side effects for long-term use in otherwise healthy people is…

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

…Recent studies suggest statin drugs are associated with a higher risk of diabetes, which is a major risk factor for heart disease. Dr. Bowden and I agree that while Big Pharmacies are busy raking in over $31 billion annually by selling high-cholesterol drugs with terrible side effects to unknowing victims…

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