Do you take a statin?

Jul 7 by

Statins: A good idea? I’m not a big fan of statins, for all kinds of reasons, including my own reading on the topic. But statins are big business these days. Lots of people question whether they’re as good for you as they seem. There’s a useful resource on the side-effects of one particular class of statins that you can check out at http://www.emedicinehealth.com/drug-simvastatin/article_em.htm There’s also a really good video that covers this point. It’s worth watching. In fact 32 seconds into this video the doctor says something quite astonishing. He explains why statins might be extremely bad for you, because your nerves and brain are largely made up of cholesterol….. At 90 seconds in he explains why clogged arteries are not what you think they are. They are not a disease state – they are merely...

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