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Vytorin 10/20 WOW!
Dec 30, 2006
... Also, my Testosterone got really low on Crestor 5 mg and is really why I ultimately quit this past summer. That's why I pay attention when Hubble others are promoting COQ10. ... (6 replies)
... Statins produce dramatic results. Quitting smoking produces significant reduction in heart disease risk. I would not expect much cholesterol reduction from quitting. ... (9 replies)
... My cholesterol lowered but I started taking zocor about the same time but it dropped DRAMATICALLY - hard to tell how much quitting smoking contributed to it - now I'm taking crestor. I went from 280 down to 230 in 3 weeks (9 replies)

... Yours sounds like tendon damage. I had immediate pain in my knees (both at the same moment) 2 weeks into taking statins which in searching for what it was found it to be tendon damage. After quitting the statins (5 years later), it went away as suddenly as it hit in both knees but it has continued to attack one joint after the other. I am almost 2 years off and still having... (4 replies)
... t combo I will go against medical advise. If not, then I'm back to the drawing board. I've already started the COQ10 in the evening. I did 60 days of it after quitting Crestor 5 mg and it seemed to alleviate the muscle issues. ... (6 replies)
... Imacarbuff, I thought that quitting statins cold-turkey was only risky if you had a recent heart attack... I stopped taking Lipitor cold-turkey about 22 months ago after I started having serious muscle pain and profound weakness. I didn't personally experience any problems dropping the drug. Lovastatin is a relatively weak statin - which is the one I'd recommend. ... (3 replies)
Statin Studies
Sep 3, 2005
... diet is great, but it was crestor that reduced LDL from 244 to 80 in two months. probably in a few months I can dispense with crestor, but I wouldnt discount the benefit I derived from it.. ... (31 replies)
... ears. I was sweating and had a little shortness of breath. I felt nauseaus. I told the doc and all he had to say was I was just vasodialating. I really need help quitting smoking.I live in a town of only 20,000. Maybe I should ask to be sent to Vancouver to see some sort of specialist. Thank you all so much for your replies. ... (6 replies)
... Why did you leave your doctors office without a copy of your blood tests? Never do this. You paid for that test and it belong to you. It would have taken a few seconds to copy the test. Every doctors office has a copier machine. This is the reason why you don't know what your HDL, LDL, Ratio and Triglycerides are. I have a total cholesterol of 241 but my ratio is 3.8 which... (5 replies)
... to have this high of a reading.I am prescribed Crestor and supposed to go back to the Dr. for a recheck in a month. ... (5 replies)
... Vitamins are great for you, but will do little, if anything, to improve your cholesterol numbers. Omega3 fatty acids, the beneficial component of fish oil, is a proven benefit in your quest for a healthy heart. However, it too has considerable limitations as to how much it can do. Your biggest problem is your Total/HDL ratio. Yours is 5.75. The only way to bring this down is... (4 replies)

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