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No-Nonsense Guide to Cholesterol Medications, Informed Consent and Statin Drugs
122 pages
No-Nonsense Guide to Cholesterol Medications, Informed Consent and Statin Drugs

How do these medications affect the muscles and the liver? Patients who read this book will know more facts about these drugs than most physicians, who are unthinkingly prescribing cholesterol-lowering medications very broadly.

What Everybody Ought to Know about Cholesterol and Statin Drugs, With Jay S. Cohen MD, Author of What You Must Know about Statin Drugs and Their Natural Alternative What Everybody Ought to Know about Cholesterol and Statin Drugs, With Jay S. Cohen MD, Author of What You Must Know about Statin Drugs and Their Natural Alternative

Muscle pains and other common side effects of statin medications . 6 great tests you should do in addition to cholesterol testing . Why doctors ignore side effects of statins . The story behind Alzheimer's and statin drugs .

Perfect Cholesterol In Just 3 Weeks, (without drugs!), The Life You Enjoy Tomorrow Is a Direct Result of the Choices You Make Today
217 pages
Perfect Cholesterol In Just 3 Weeks, (without drugs!), The Life You Enjoy Tomorrow Is a Direct Result of the Choices You Make Today

On the other hand, I fear for the patients now taking statins who want to correct their diet, lower their cholesterol naturally, and eventually get off cholesterol medications all together. Will they take this study to mean that they can never go without statins? I also wonder if misinformed doctors will believe this leaves their patients no option in this situation. In chess this is called checkmate. The patient is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't. I cannot help but envision the fat cat ...

100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol
122 pages
100 Questions & Answers About Managing Your Cholesterol

With more than 20 years of experience and more than 25 million Americans taking statins, it is clear that the likelihood of serious liver problems (liver failure or death) with use of cholesterol medications is very low. Most authorities estimate that the rate of liver problems in persons taking statins is 1 to 2 per 1 million patients—a rate that is similar to that for other commonly used medications, including various antibiotics. Mild abnormalities of liver blood tests can occur with any of the ...

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies
360 pages
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies

Although a bewildering variety of cholesterol medications are available, the major ones fall into one of these categories: ✓ Statins: Numerous statin medications help lower blood cholesterol. All of them act on an enzyme that is essential for the body to produce cholesterol. The statins slow down, or inhibit, this enzyme, which is called HMG-CoA reductase. (Remember that tongue twister , and you'll probably be one up on your doctor!) Many studies show that these medications ...

Cholesterol Medications - News


Too Many People Stop Their Lifesaving Statins, Doctors Say
Too Many People Stop Their Lifesaving Statins, Doctors Say Statins save lives. Then why do nearly half of patients stop taking the cholesterol-lowering medications against their doctors orders? After suffering a near-fatal heart attack in April, Boris Pinhas, a 54-year-old computer programmer in Queens, New

Do Cholesterol Medications Work For Older People? (Video)
Do Cholesterol Medications Work For Older People? (Video) The risk of having a heart attack or stroke increases with age. Having high cholesterol is a known risk factor, and many people over 65 are on statins, which are cholesterol-lowering medications. Dr. Stephen Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says

Fake news about statins is discouraging the use of these life-saving drugs, expert warns
Fake news about statins is discouraging the use of these life-saving drugs, expert warns As many as 20% of patients who are prescribed a statin medication to lower their cholesterol complain of side effects such as muscle pain and weakness, stomach upset or forgetfulness. For many, the muscular and stomach problems are very real. But, as 

Generic Cholesterol Meds a Boon for Patients
The costs of cholesterol-lowering medications on the overall health-care system are expected to decline, thanks to recent generic launches. In June, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Sun Pharmaceuticals began selling generic ezetimibe (Zetia) tablets, 10 mg, in

Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed ...
Less than half of stroke patients nationwide are prescribed ... Nationwide, less than half of stroke patients discharged from the hospital received a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medications called statins, and the