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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Natural Solutions for a Healthy Cholesterol Level

…you are not on a statin drug, because of its ability to increase HDL cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol) and lower LDL cholesterol levels (the “bad” cholesterol). Low doses in the range of 100–300 mg three times daily are often effective without resulting in side effects of flushing, heartburn…

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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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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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New Research Warns that Statins Can Accelerate Aging

…that statins could even predispose people to Alzheimer’s disease, accelerating the onset by as much as 15 years. To Mitigate the Side Effects of Statins, We Need to Look at the Benefit-to-Risk Ratio In my experience, as I’ve said many times before, one of the only groups I recommend statins for is…

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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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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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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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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 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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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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