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What are statins? How statins work and the side effects of statins

6/5/2014
04:48 | Author: Alex Watson

Statin side effects
What are statins? How statins work and the side effects of statins

Although most people who take statins have minor or no side-effects, many suffer from headache, pins and needles, abdominal pain, bloating.

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Statins - Are YOU Taking These Dangerous Cholesterol Drugs?

4/4/2014
06:56 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Statin side effects
Statins - Are YOU Taking These Dangerous Cholesterol Drugs?

Statins, or cholesterol-lowering drugs, are linked to many adverse side effects, such as muscle problems, sexual dysfunction, and increased.

Dr. Mercola Interviews Hilary Boynton and Mary Brackett.

Unlike statin drugs, which lower your cholesterol at the expense of your health, these lifestyle strategies represent a holistic approach that will benefit your overall health—which includes a healthy cardiovascular system.

Most disturbingly, the researchers found that physicians were lacking in awareness of the teratogenic risks 3 (ability to cause fetal malformations) of statins and other cardiovascular drugs they prescribed for their pregnant patients.

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Side Effects of Statins - Mercola

12/13/2014
02:16 | Author: Emily Peterson

Statin side effects
Side Effects of Statins - Mercola

A recent study shows that 17 percent of patients taking statin drugs have experienced side effects, such as muscle pain and nausea.

From my review, the ONLY subgroup that might benefit are those born with a genetic defect called familial hypercholesterolemia, as this makes them resistant to traditional measures of normalizing cholesterol.

With well over 30 million Americans now taking statin drugs, we're witnessing a massive ongoing 'live' experiment, and many are putting their health on the line for drugs that offer little in the way of heart protection. Just last year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it would be requiring additional warning labels for statin drugs.

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Common Side Effects of Cholesterol Drugs - PDR Health

10/12/2014
12:32 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

Statin side effects
Common Side Effects of Cholesterol Drugs - PDR Health

Most side effects of cholesterol-lowering medicines are mild and transitory, but Common side effects of statins are generally mild and most often improve with.

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More serious side effects rarely occur, but you should l your doctor as soon as possible if you notice your urine is a dark color accompanied by unexplained tiredness or abdominal pain or if you experience any muscle pain, weakness or tenderness with fever or flu-like symptoms.

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Do You Really Need That Statin? This Expert Says No Martha

8/11/2014
02:00 | Author: Alex Watson

Statin side effects
Do You Really Need That Statin? This Expert Says No Martha

Every week in my practice I see patients with serious side effects to statins, and many did not need to be treated with statins in the first place.

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Martha Rosenberg: In journalism, when a reporter takes money from someone she is writing about, she is regarded as no longer a reporter but a publicist. Yet doctors who consult to Pharma are not judged as harshly and most contend they are not influenced by industry money.

Martha Rosenberg: You give a story in your book about your 92-year-old patient who had a total cholesterol of 266, triglycerides of 169, HDL cholesterol of 66, and LDL cholesterol of 165. Her primary care doctor wanted her to take a statin, but you did not feel she needed to because she had no evidence of heart disease, had never smoked, did not have high blood pressure and was not diabetic.

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