Statins May Not Be All That Risky After All

Cholesterol-control drug statins have often being said to do more harm than good. However, a major new review suggests that it is exactly the opposite and the drawbacks of the drug are exaggerated. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 93 percent of American adults using a cholesterol-lowering medication used a statin by 2011…

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2 Responses to Statins May Not Be All That Risky After All

  1. Bill Formby Reply

    September 12, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Let me say this about that. I took statins for about 6 months. Sleep was virtually impossible because of the pain in my calves from the day I started the meds. I finally told my doctor I would rather take my chances with a damn heart attack. After recently having a stent put in my doctor has put me on a new drug called Repatha to lower cholesterol. It was approved only last year and I must give myself an injection every two weeks. I don’t know if this is forever or just until my cholesterol is down but after a month I do not seem to have any side effects.

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