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... I had to go off of statins due to the muscle pain and weakness. This included lots of "burning" and the pins and needles feeling. ... (15 replies)
... I have to drink some hot tea to get warmed up. The chills only happen at night while sleeping. This started right after I went off the statin. Anybody heard of this? ... (0 replies)
... ought it was a stomach cold or something, but it kept getting worse. Finally called the dr. and he saw I had lost over 14 lbs., in a lil over 2 weeks, so took me off of them. I didn't have the black stools, but me and the "lil girls room" became VERY good friends...NOT fun. ... (4 replies)

... know what it is, our lower colons are inflamed to an extent that we poop blood on our bad periods, which can last from days to years. We both have had our share of that period. Both of us are in remission for a while and would like to address other health issues. None of us can take NSAIDs, like Aspirin, Ibuprofen etc. ... (9 replies)
... to lower my LDL with some success since I went off Lipitor 3 years ago... You might consider that before another statin... ... (15 replies)
... Once you are on statins, your doctor will almost certainly recommend that you stay on it for the rest of your life. Once you go off the drug, your cholesterol level will return to it's former level. ... (6 replies)
... They wanted to put me on a statin because of the long term benefits to MI survivors, etc. I refused. ... (6 replies)
... Oh I believe ya Moxie. A friend of mine in MN. emailed me last year and wanted to know if myself or hubby had any problems, other then pains with statins. ... (19 replies)
... I went off of Lipitor due to muscle ach about a month ago. Still have sore muscles and I have noticed my hair is coming out when I comb it. ... (16 replies)
... right now I am taking cinnamon. research online and u'll find all kinds of info on it. i do have to say it has made my stomach better. Suppose to be wonderful for Diabetics but they also found it to aid in lowering cholesterol. ... (17 replies)
... Fat intake keeps your HDL high. That is, if you eat a cube of butter a day, your HDL will improve quite a bit. However, moderation is key. No one is recommending you eat a cube of butter... can't be too good for anyone. ... (11 replies)
... Above, in one of your replys on this subject, is a report suggesting just about everyone, even those with no medical ailments, should take statins .....just in case.....!!!!!! How irresponsible is that? ... (44 replies)
... is studying the adverse effects of statins. ... (7 replies)
... I took several different statins for about 8 years without any MAJOR problems. Most of my problems were related to digestion. Then, around the middle of December, weakness and muscle pain started. The back pain was the worst. It either felt like it was burning or pins and needles. ... (31 replies)
... Hi Bernie..Well I finally see someone else got high BP from the statins huh? ... (4 replies)
... omplain to these drs. and they look at you like your the ONLY one that has any problems. I have tried every cholesterol drug out there and have not tolerated any of them, yet the drs. roll their eyes in disgust when I tell them. ... (35 replies)
... My cardiologist recently took me off of Lipitor and does not recommend statins for any of his patients, regardless of what their blood cholesterol reading is. Why? ... (29 replies)
... I was in your place two years ago, my cholesterol numbers were out of line. My doctor also started me on Simvastatin, which is the generic for Zocor, a very good statin drug. ... (3 replies)
... I developed a pain in the muscles just below the collar bones and it was brushed off as a muscle inflammation but I also would get what seemed like the beginning of a Charlie horse in my neck muscles, I could feel it coming and I lived in terror that it would completely set in. ... (13 replies)
... I am a 53 years old female and I was put on Atorvastatin with a cholesterol of 380 some years ago. My test early January was 234 with HDL 47, LDL 159, Tri 142 although it has been better on the Statins. ... (3 replies)

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