Statins Side Effects

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 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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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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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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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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Medications that Deplete CoQ10 & The CoQ10 Dosage You Need

…medications. If you have cardiovascular problems, you may be taking prescription drugs to help you manage them. But while most people know there can be side effects from drugs, you may be among the many who don’t realize that medication interactions can affect other medications, supplements and even food.…

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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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