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... 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)
... d was on Lipitor for almost 7 yrs. Around the 2nd yr. he developed severe muscle pains and was constantly tired, but we never associated it with the Lipitor, and of course the dr. at that time said NO way was it the statin. All that poor man did was eat, sleep and work, as his pain hindered him from doing much else. ... (46 replies)
... NOT anyone's intentions here. We are merely stating what we experienced being on them, compare notes and try to find a solution to lower the numbers without the statins if possible. ... (34 replies)

... Hi Bernie..Well I finally see someone else got high BP from the statins huh? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Andrea..I have been pretty slack about getting up to the board also. Between the holiday and now to start with fall time goes by so quick. ... (2 replies)
... t.. Within 2 weeks of starting it, one day I sat down to lunch and was fine, when I started to get up, it felt like someone has slammed a sledge hammer into both of my knees and I lived with that kind of pain for the rest of the time I was on it... 5 to 6 years. ... (5 replies)
... my saturated fat intake. I'll also continue my 1hr of daily exercise. ... (13 replies)
... So much for the trial of Crestor. ... (35 replies)
... While it was my insurance company that made the "bean counter" decision to change statins, I am very glad to get off of Lipitor. The muscle aches are the main problem. At first in the legs,now arms, back and even chest. It seems the cold weather even makes it more noticable. ... (6 replies)
... gardeninggal...I know a few folks on statins that seem to do fine, but the majority of folks I know have bad side effects, some get them early on, some don't. ... (46 replies)
... Frankie...I read a little of that study website, and that is the first one I saw that said statins could affect BP, my main gripe. After being on statins for 6 yrs., hubby developed neuropathy, which even though he has ditched them, has been getting worse. ... (34 replies)
I am amazed now!
Apr 20, 2009
... d everywhere I could. BOY! Did I get slammed and attacked for even daring to suggest something bad could happen to you if you took that stuff. I was even accused of making it up or not knowing what I was talking about.. ... (5 replies)
... JJ, I would agree with you if this is what they docs told her. But I am not really sure if they did. More importantly, it is very important to probably know more about this SIL. IF she has diabetes or is insulin resistant, and has HBP, along with high cholesterol going off a Statin and a sudden glucose spike could trigger a heart attack as Stated in a book called... (16 replies)
Statins use???
Jun 8, 2005
... Please pursue another thyroid test. I will tell you why. Some underactive thyroid problems can "come and go". I know this because I am one of them. When I was about 38 or so I became extremely tired. ... (29 replies)
... Yes I had a hysterectomey in 79 but didn't start with hormones till 86, as I was getting night sweats and I was very WITCHY! She just changed my hormone pills, as I told her I found out what they were made of. ... (3 replies)
... Then how come my BP is dropping with the use of statins? ... (23 replies)
... I never heard of ACAT2 before, so now I have to do some quick reading. ... (58 replies)
... of serum blood cholesterol for the vast majority of people. ... (9 replies)
... inforces my thinking that statins are a cash cow for docs and pharmaceutical companies. I have said that repeatedly. ... (26 replies)
... TC201, HDL 53, TRIG 100, LDL 128.....and the Dr is considring statins if it doesn't come down! Her only risk factor is that her mother is diabetic with heart disease. ... (26 replies)

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