Statins Side Effects

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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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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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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5 Heart-Health Facts Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell You

…why with men who have a history of a heart attack, a bypass or stent, an angioplasty, or low HDL cholesterol, a statin can be lifesaving. But for many others, the harmful statin side effects far outweigh the benefits. * Saturated Fats Are Heart-Healthy: For years, cardiologists told people to avoid fats…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…believe cholesterol lowering statin medications are over prescribed. In my opinion, the only people who should be on a statin drug are middle-aged males with coronary artery disease. That group has the most to gain. But for most people, the long list of side effects of statin drugs isn’t worth the risk…

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Statin Medications Will Not Reduce Lp(a)

…me here on the Web for additional details on my Pan-Asian Modified Medietrranean diet.) * Take 100 mg of niacin, twice a day. If you experience side effects like flushing, headache and diarrhea, follow the diet and stop the niacin. You can try a lower dosage at a later date, then slowly increase the…

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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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Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes, Memory Loss

statin drug, you MUST take Coenzyme Q10 (Co10) because statin medications deplete the body of this important nutrient. At a minimum, you want to take 200 mg of highly-absorbable CoQ10 in divided doses with your statins. That’s just a smart practice. * Memory issues—and the many other side-effects

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Eating Avocado for Healthy Cholesterol

…person tried eating one avocado a week for two months because their cholesterol level was stuck at 335, despite taking statin drugs and suffering the miserable side effects of statin drugs. At the end of two months, this person’s cholesterol dipped to 215—an impressive 36 percent drop. I looked into…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

statin drugs are not for postmenopausal women since we lack convincing evidence that statin therapy confers any protective benefits at all for postmenopausal women. Plus, for both men and women statins shouldn’t be used as a broad-brush preventive measure since they have numerous unwanted side effects,…

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Low Cholesterol Levels Can Hurt Your Immune System

…Plus, your immune system requires cholesterol in order to function properly. In fact, we can add “immune system deficit” to the list of statin drug side effects since low cholesterol levels can make you more susceptible to infections. That’s because blood lipids, including cholesterol, play a key…

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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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