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... Has anyone's doctor told them to supplement their statin with Co-Q-10? I have heard that statins stop production of Co-Q-10 in the liver as well as cholesterol and that one should supplement their statin with at least 100 mg of Co-Q-10 daily. I also read that one of the statin drug manufacturers was considering adding Co-Q-10 in with their statin drug, but can't remember... (9 replies)
... Some doctor's also recommend Co-enzymeQ10 when prescribing a Statin drug. The human body starts to produce less CoQ10 in one's thirties. So if you are on statins/RYR in your 30s' - 40s' you need at least 100mg, going to 400mg a day when in one's 70+. Best to take it even if you are not on medication, as the body will certainly benefit from this vital natural supplement,... (4 replies)
... ered my overall cholesterol, just brought up my HDL, which is great. I don't think my cholesterol will come down without a statin. The doc also suggested Zetia, and it gives me pain too. ... (3 replies)

... Feeling rather desperate at this moment. Just got my results back from yearly exam. Total Chol 252, LDL 171, Trig 205, HDL 48. Had my Dr run a CRP and it was 5. ... (4 replies)
... I also had very high cholesterol. MY problem was after taking just 1 statin pill I itched for days. It was an allergic reaction. After talking to several friends I started taking red yeast rice, Co-Q-10 & Omega 3 & 6 fish oil. Within 7 weeks my cholesterol dropped from 369 to 204. I just had blood work done last Monday & my cholesterol was 196 & the "bad" cholesterol was 91. I... (12 replies)
... ecause of the co q 10 factor, the muscle wasting and the liver damage and who knows what other damage they do The liver is responsible for regulating cholesterol and if the liver is fatty and congested of course the cholesterol will be higher. ... (8 replies)
... Statins prevent the body from producing co q 10. They also cause muscle wasting and they do not work. Cleanse the colon and cleanse the liver and you will see improvement. ... (8 replies)
... d with Docs and Phd dietitians and after 9 months, they said, Nanc, ""you no longer need to come to see us"", as we just have tried everything we know how to do, and your body seems to have a mind of its own. ... (58 replies)
... we thought she was coming down with the flu, but none of the sides were present. With the weakness and pain, I suggested she get off the Pravachol. ... (58 replies)
... I have high LDL and overall cholesterol and started Lipitor today. ... (2 replies)
... I know where you are coming from and I experienced muscle problems on zocor...by the way if you can't take 1 statin you can't take any of them cause they will all act the same.... ... (3 replies)
... First off, great board. It's funny how only a small percentage of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)
... NHone, You mention "There is sufficient evidence of the effects of lowered CoQ10 on the heart and other muscles. A good dose would be 300mg per day. If you have had problems with statins, you should start out at 600mg per day. ... (10 replies)
Coq10 Testimonials
Mar 16, 2005
... as the companies were aware that it was a necessary additive to accompany the statin drug. But prior the the placement of the statins on the market, that element was removed. ... (4 replies)
... Wife was on Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol. The later drug caused serious sides in 2002. Symptoms were the severe muscle ache and flu like problems without the runs or upchucks. Research at the time suggested "STATINS" were the problem. ... (2 replies)
... Wife was on Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol. The later drug caused serious sides in 2002. Symptoms were the severe muscle ache and flu like problems without the runs or upchucks. Research at the time suggested "STATINS" were the problem. ... (13 replies)
... The LEcithin and the phosphatidyly choline are practically the same thing. The lecithin is MOSTLY PC with lesser amounts of phosphatidyly inositol. ... (2 replies)
CoQ10
Mar 7, 2004
... for 30 days, then dropped down to 200 for the next 30 days. Then to 100 a day ever since. The Dr did a sonagram of the heart before this and then three months later and he said my heart was 35 percent better, wall thickness returned to normal. ... (11 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Jun 28, 2005
... an important antioxidant and energy cofactor found in every cell in the body. CoQ10 is found in especially high levels in vital organs such as the heart, brain, liver and kidneys. ... (3 replies)
... Low cholesterol diets can therefore INCREASE the liver's production of cholesterol and, in some people, INCREASE cholesterols levels in the blood. Prescription statins such as Lipitor act on a particular metabolic step in the liver to reduce the liver's manufacture of cholesterol. ... (44 replies)




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