Danger Of Statins

High-Dose Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes

…I’ve been warning about the dangerous side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin medications. Statins are rife with safety concerns including cognitive problems, muscle pain and weakness, fatigue, liver damage and even heart failure. Now, we can add another statin drug side effect to that…

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New Labels for Statin Medications Aren’t News

…of myopathy). My Advice for Those on Statin Medications Folks, if you’re currently taking Zocor, Vytorin, Simcor or any other statin medication for that matter, at a minimum, you should take 200–400 mg of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) daily. Statins interfere with the body’s production…

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New Statin Drug Guidelines Are Bad for Patients

…moderate-to-high doses of these expensive statin medications, which cost upward of $200 a month. The only thing missing from these new guidelines is a frank discussion of the dangers of statin drugs. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires that statin drug labels include warnings that they…

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Niacin: Is it Really Safe and Effective?

…taking statin drugs. The purpose of this study was to determine if extended-release niacin was a good adjunct therapy for people on statins since it has been shown to raise HDL, which is something statins cannot do. As I’ve said many times before, statins are some of the most dangerous drugs…

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Is Juice Healthy?

dangers associated with taking statins, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and a whole slew of other drugs along with grapefruit juice. Compounds in this fruit inhibit the activity of enzymes involved in the absorption and metabolism of certain medications, resulting in higher, potentially dangerous

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Be Aware of Grapefruit-Drug Interactions

dangerous, and potentially fatal, consequences I recommend that you do the following: * Check to see if your medication is on the grapefruit interaction list. For several years the grapefruit effect was believed to be limited to very few drugs: most calcium channel blockers, a couple of the statin

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The Truth about Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

…This is an example of irresponsible journalism at its worst. There is nothing definitive about this study and, in fact, warnings about the dangers of fish and fish oil fly in the face of the bulk of the research on this topic. Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer Facts * This study, which was published…

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