Statin Users: This Nutrient May Be the Answer to Your Prayers

By Casie Terry,

Statin Users: This Nutrient May Be the Answer to Your Prayers

Suffering mild to moderate joint and muscle pain as a result of taking statin drugs? You’re not alone. Nearly 87 percent of statin users experience muscle and joint pain. In fact, a  study published in JAMA found that those taking statin drugs are much more likely to suffer from musculoskeletal conditions, arthropathies, injuries and generalized pain. … Continue reading

Statins Could End Up Costing You Your Eyesight

By Derek Noland,

statins and cataractsStatins are one of the most frequently prescribed types of medication for people with high cholesterol, despite the numerous side effects that have been linked to their use. Now, in addition to the existing, known risks of statins, new research suggests that statins increase the risks of developing cataracts. … Continue reading

Three New FDA-Approved Diabetes Drugs May Cause Diabetic Comas

By Live in the Now,

Pain MedicationThe FDA recently posted a warning that three drugs used to treat type 2 diabetes may lead to diabetic ketoacidosis, or DKA. … Continue reading

Strong Link Between Statins and Diabetes Found

By Mary West,

statins and cataractsThe revelations about the serious side effects of statins never seem to stop. … Continue reading

Statins: How a Deceptive Statistic Transformed a 1% Benefit into a 50% Benefit

By Mary West,

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The entrenched belief that statins are wonder drugs has led physicians to prescribe them rampantly in hopes of preventing heart attacks. Now, a study has found the presumed safety and efficacy of these medications is actually a fallacy based on deceptive statistics. … Continue reading

Statin Drugs Cause Even More Nerve Damage Than We Thought

By Sayer Ji,

Statin Drugs Cause Even More Nerve Damage Than We Thought Have the nerve-damaging properties of statin drugs now been confirmed? There are over 300 adverse health effects associated with the use of this chemical class of cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, with myotoxicity (muscle-damaging) and neurotoxicity (nerve-damaging) top on the list. … Continue reading