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... This is the UCSD statin effects study? ... (10 replies)
... Still your body has great capacity to compensate. The problem comes in with numerous rechallenges. On the biopsy, This information is from Dr. Paul Phillips at scripps mercy hospital in san diego. ... (10 replies)
... Oh I intend to tell her I took them for 4 days and got very stomach sick and contipated like I did with Whelcol. I know she won't believe me, as she already told me there has to be something out there that I won't get sick on. ... (35 replies)

... I think that statins can play a role in helping with someone who has cardiac issues....if that someone can tolerate the treatment. ... (23 replies)
My numbers
Sep 13, 2011
... I just had my cholesterol tested here recently because both my father and grandmother on his side has high cholesterol above 300 without medicine. I am only 28 and have high cholesterol. ... (3 replies)
... I am with you all the way. My Doctor has me taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin all at once at bed time. I have been on this dosage for six months now. ... (5 replies)
... and the ratios stayed constant. I guess my age combined with not being able to lower the numbers finally convinced me to try a statin. ... (13 replies)
... But, looking at your numbers, I agree that I wouldn't be overly concerned with them. ... (31 replies)
... magnesium aspartate, magnesium citrate, and magnesium orotate. I'm comfortable with that. ... (40 replies)
... I have to agree with U and gardeninggale, I am out to lunch on calcium myself. ... (40 replies)
... term statin use. You can't really tell until you start seeing the results. And you may never see them. Hopefully the results are good and no negative occurrences develop. ... (25 replies)
Red yeast rice
Oct 12, 2005
... just how you feel and I have decided that I am willing to do some things to help keep my cholesterol in check but not to the point to which my life is consumed with it all. I have read so much and most of what I read contradicts itself and soon I don't know what to believe. ... (9 replies)
... As long as U can take the statins with no side effects, that is good. I, like many others had horrid reactions to them, so am trying like crazy to lower the numbers with diet, exercise and some supplements. ... (86 replies)
... Brenda if ya find that magic wand, please share it with us all!! ... (13 replies)
... Thanks so much Jen. That's very helpful advice. I believe I will try the alternatives. Hopefully that will allow me to get off the statin. (5 replies)
... t three days, I split the pill in half, to no avail. For the final two weeks, I split the already split pill in half and was taking 1.25 mg per day. No dice. Side effects kept getting worse. ... (1 replies)
... Others here would suggest other herbs, supplements, etc. however I've not had much luck with them. Certainly, if your doctor wants you to take a statin you should be able to do a low dose of Lipitor or Zocor or Vytorin . . . thereby reducing your risk of statin side effects. ... (22 replies)
... is studying the adverse effects of statins. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks! I'm repeating myself here from another thread, but feel it's noteworthy here as well. Just to show you what meds can do to some people: (1) my statins gave me muscle pain, so my doctor put me on Cliniril, an arthritis med. (2) Then I developed severe reflux symptoms, and was put on Protonix. (3) Then I began experiencing severe fluid retention (and I mean... (46 replies)
... If U had such nasty side effects from Pravachol, I don't think the Vytorin is going to be much better. It is a Statin mixed with Zetia, so U just might get the same nasty affect U did on the other statin. ... (46 replies)

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