To avoid statins and limit your risk, consider trying these five alternative, natural treatment options prior to beginning medicinal treatment.
Flu shots may be less effective in people who take statins. Two new studies found that statin users who took the vaccine had reduced immune protection along with a higher likelihood of serious respiratory illnesses compared to those who weren’t on the cholesterol-lowering drugs.
New research suggests that statins increase the risks of developing cataracts.
While statins are helpful in lowering LDL cholesterol, the negative side effects are often down-played. Patients often aren’t aware that these drugs can increase their risk of diabetes, memory loss, cataracts and nerve damage. Statins can also cause pain, weakness and damage to your muscles. And remember. Your heart is the most important muscle...
Obtaining and maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can seem like a complex puzzle, but there's several easy ways you can optimize your cholesterol levels.
The result of a study found that statin use in postmenopausal women significantly increases the risk of developing diabetes.
After years of denial, the FDA has finally admitted that the cholesterol lowering medications known as statins are linked dangerous side effects.