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... Has anyone out there ever used Cholest Off by Nature Made? ... (1 replies)
... Help! Does Cholester-Off work? An article I read did a study that claims the plant sterols and stanols in Cholest-Off can reduce cholesterol levels by up to 24% with none of the negative side effects I have been experiencing on Lipitor (headaches and occasional stomach aches). It claimed that instead of altering my body chemistry like with Lipitor and other statins, the... (2 replies)
... I bought it at SamsClub after stopping zocor because of side effects. My numbers wen't up 40 points more than be fore I started taking any meds! It certainly didn't work for me. ... (3 replies)

... I've been on 10 mg Crestor for 6 months (as well as 100 mg CoQ-10 daily) and so far so good. In fact, according to the dr. today, my total cholesterol--which was originally 263--is now 156, so yay Crestor! And my original 69 HDL hasn't decreased. I really fought taking a statin, but the echocardiogram I had last winter showed some arteriosclerosis, so I didn't feel I had... (3 replies)
... I am about to try policosanol , this is supposed to be a natural product with very few side effects and less than even things like red yeast rice , supposed to be pretty good at bringing down your cholesterol . ... (4 replies)
Scared of statins
Aug 25, 2009
... off from the grocery store over the counter. It is a plant sterol which also lowers cholesterol. Red yeast rice is like a statin with some of the same side effects. Statins are based on red yeast rice and are reductase inhibitors. You can't have grapefruit if you have statins or red yeast. ... (11 replies)
... The brain needs cholesterol for memory and learning. So if you've experienced short term memory loss recently, statins are to blame. Just do a search on "statin side effect"..... the response is overwhelming. ... (8 replies)
... However, given the effects you say your mother is experiencing, I would also stop the statins for a few months to see if there is any change in her condition. ... (12 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
Feb 26, 2001
... not have our problems cannot judge how we should feel. My wife, a nurse, passes out meds like candy but has never had a serious illness, so has no idea what med side effects can feel like. I have been on cholest. meds. ... (33 replies)
... numbers went from TC...239 to 198 LDL...161 to 126. Now I don't know if it will stay that way, as I have never had numbers that low, but hey, it keeps the dr. off my back for another 6 months. ... (16 replies)
... RYR works still, but not as well as Statins do. And if they work for you like a Statin, good for you. You still have side effects for the most part. ... (6 replies)
... month. I have decided that the side effects are not worth it with my numbers. ... (6 replies)
... Momcat1, You certainly sound like you have your share of worries... I wish I could offer a silver-bullet for your cholesterol results, or something to ease your mind... My last test showed results similar to your 'last month' numbers... I tend not to get worked up about it though, because I don't really buy into the theory that high-cholesterol is a major... (20 replies)
... Gosh, I hadn't heard about stopping the Evening Primrose Oil 2 weeks before your period. It hasn't done me any harm not doing so. One thing I have noticed - and I'm not sure if it's the flaxseed oil or the Evening Primrose Oil - is that the bumps on my upper arms have almost all gone away. I used to have these little pimple-like things all over them for ages, but since I... (7 replies)
... Thanks Naomi for the reply. I am with you. I love to be encouraged too. Get an "ataboy" for my acooplishments. Unfortunatly, I feel that as far as the medical community is concerned, we are just a "chart" to them. We are on alot of the same supplements. I have stopped some of them becuse they dont sit well with me. Here are mine. The Lord knows if they are helping... (7 replies)

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