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Generic Statins:1, Branded Statins: 0 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven is whether you're taking a generic or branded statin.  We've known for a while now that generic statins are generally just as good as their branded predecessors.  And yet, we continue to prescribe name brand statins...
Cholestrol Problems – Statins or No Statins? by Mary Pougnet Patient Expert There is an excellent article I just read on this subject, one that everyone should read, consider wisely and take charge of their own health.  Too often drugs are prescribed without the patient being aware not only of the
Study of the Statins...BD ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Study of the Statins...BD US researchers reported to a meeting of the American Heart..., has found that some patients taking cholesterol lowering statins slept badly and even had nightmares. This latest study, by Dr...
Let's Put Statins in the Water! by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Are you ready to put statins, those ubiquitous cholesterol lowering drugs, in the water yet?  In case you haven't swallowed the Kool-Aid, let's review what statins can do, at least if you known heart...
Statins: What Else Could Wrong? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven upon yet another study denigrating statins, I could not help but paraphrase one of the few lines of poetry that I recall.  Statins, how can you hurt me?  Let me count the ways.  Well, 1) liver toxicity has been known since time...
Fluke or Trend? Statins vs Cancer Deaths by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven For all the good that's been attributed to statins ( multiple randomized controlled trials... that the basis of your health starts w/regular physical activity & good nutrition.  Statins...
Statins: Are They Cost Effective? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Yesterday, we discussed a new study demonstrating the safety of statins and the low risk... in the European Heart Journal , in which the authors concluded that 5 years of primary prevention w/statins...
Is Zetia as effective as statins ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Is Zetia as effective as statins?  BD Prescriptions for the cholesterol-lowering drugs Zetia and Vytorin are written for almost 800,000 Americans every week, at a cost this year of about $4 billion...
SHOULD EVERYONE TAKING STATINS B ... by Nelson V. Patient Expert SHOULD EVERYONE TAKING STATINS BE TAKING ANTIOXIDANTS? If I was on statins, I would take extra Coenzyme Q 10 ( statins lower it : http://www.cholesterol-and-health.com/Coenzyme-Q10.html...
Can Statins Help Prevent Dementia? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven folks with high cholesterol against heart disease by lowering cholesterol. But what if statins...," and reported in "Medical News Today," a current study demonstrates "that statins can protect nerve cells...

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Treatment ... ludes: Statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors). Statins, such as simvast ... » Read on
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