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Take statin drugs – get diabetes

A Harvard study revealed a whopping 50% increase in the risk for developing diabetes when you take statin drugs. Of course, experts are quick to downplay this diabetes risk to a “slight” or “modest” increase. Take statin drugs and get … Continue reading

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Cholesterol and cancer

Lowering your cholesterol with drugs raises your cancer risk. Yet another recent study links artificially low LDL levels with an increased risk of developing cancer. In fact, more than 20 studies have been done on the cholesterol/ cancer association – … Continue reading

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Cholesterol pill pushers

Literally millions of people take statin drugs every day. What do they get? Almost all side effects and little, if any, benefit. Lowering cholesterol artificially with statin drugs has NOT reduced the number of heart attacks in men or women. … Continue reading

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Cholesterol too low?

One of the strongest predictors of cardiovascular disease can be low circulating levels of high density lipoprotein (HDL) “good” cholesterol.  Normal levels of circulating HDL are required for muscle metabolism and function – and guess what? The heart is a … Continue reading

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Bad, bad cholesterol advice

The latest “expert advice” on cholesterol guidelines for identifying adults at risk for heart disease has been once-again lowered with the distinct purpose of getting more people than ever on the more cholesterol-reducing statin medication than ever before. Of course, … Continue reading

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The blame game – and you lose

Big Pharma is now blaming you, the consumer, for side-effects of drugs –AND they have the “evidence” to back it up… So if you take a chemical medication and suffer diarrhea, hair loss, dizziness, sex problems, stroke, diabetes, depression or … Continue reading

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New statin drug risk identified

Just because your doctor is ignorant about the uselessness of dangerous cholesterol meds and their horrific side-effects doesn’t mean you have to be ignorant too. Aside from losing your cognitive function, sex life and experiencing excruciating muscle pain, the latest … Continue reading

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Statin madness

Researchers reported on more than 2 million Brits, and found that statin users faced higher levels of liver dysfunction, kidney failure, cataracts and that most famous side effect of debilitating muscle weakness. Yet another Statin study found that for every … Continue reading

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Want some dementia with that low cholesterol?

You cannot survive without cholesterol. Your body uses cholesterol to form cell membranes, make hormones and many other normal body functions. Cholesterol is used by cells as a form of insulation to maintain their temperature. The liver synthesizes bile from … Continue reading

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Want some muscle pain with that statin?

Big Pharma = Big Lies: Just out on Medscape yesterday: All statins can cause muscle toxicity… The original Big Pharma controlled studies showed myalgia (muscle pain) in 0.01% of study patients. Not bad, eh? But that was a Big Lie! … Continue reading

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Re-educate the docs

Cholesterol is not your enemy! If your doc is telling you that it is, then they need to be re-educated in what cholesterol is and does. Without cholesterol you die. If your cholesterol level is too low, (under 250 for … Continue reading

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Want some diabetes with that statin ?

Not an even trade-off: (NEJM)A meta-analysis of six statin trials that included 57,593 participants revealed a 13% increase in the relative risk of new-onset diabetes with statin drugs. In the JUPITER study involving 17,802 participants without diabetes, the hazard ratio … Continue reading

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Dark ages of statin drugs use

A study analysis reported in the Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine last year concluded that the number of people suffering or dying from heart attacks simply has not gone down, despite the huge rise in statin usage – but … Continue reading

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