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... Why not take a break from statins, and then see how your leg feels? ... (13 replies)
... I live about an hour from there. I would like to find someone in my area. I do not know who to go to since there are so many advertising and I really don't know who really is good. ... (5 replies)
... Although I'm not convinced the cholesterol numbers the doctors seem to insist are ideal are really that predictive, with a family history like yours and with numbers as high as you have, I would not take the chance. You definitely should make an effort to lower them IMO. ... (3 replies)

... Hi there..Yes, hubby met him at Costcos last week and he said he was opening his office, but will be with 2 other drs., as he will only be there 3 days a week. He told hubby if I have problems to just give him a call, as I think he will be back the begginning of June. He was a very good dr. ... (35 replies)
... they just keep your body from producing as much as it may need. ... (27 replies)
... As for the CPK levels, my doctor gave me the impression that if CPK levels were normal, there could be no muscle damage. I'm certainly not a doctor, but I didn't believe him when he told me this. ... (27 replies)
... you can't beat statins for lowering cholesterol. ... (23 replies)
... cured me of taking statins. I got so weak on that stuff I could barely make it up the stairs after going out to check my mail. My dr. cut me down to only 3 days a week with it, and it still was horrid. When U have to stand at the foot of a set of stairs and PRAY U can make it up them, I say no thanx, I'll take my chances. ... (34 replies)
... Dinner and then came home and watched a movie...nice day. ... (17 replies)
... erol for years.....but never this high. I've been on Lescol, Lipitor, Zocor and Pravachol. They certainly do what they are designed to do, but for me it comes at a cost. I can always expect muscle pain, weakness and stomach upset if I go above 20mg. ... (3 replies)
... The problem with statins is that this is all one molecule. It cannot be broken apart to see if just lowering the cholesterol alone is the active part. If you break the molecule apart you destroy it. Therefore it can't be proven that the lowering of cholesterol is in itself important. ... (14 replies)
... My numbers went from total 185 down to 110, triglycerides are now 52! ... (12 replies)
... that is what my cardio doc suggested. He said we can always work upward if 10 mgs does not lower the numbers. I take 10 mg of PRAVACHOL before going to bed, and my cholesterol numbers are always approx around 200. ... (2 replies)
... regarding the cholesterol issue. Bloodletting was a very popular cure doctors performed often. Quackery or science? ... (12 replies)
The latest
Feb 22, 2002
... than I should be, that is no way to live. Hubby has been on every statin out there and still has the same side effects, so dr. told him there are folks who can't take them. ... (20 replies)
... That's the worst of the arguments. After all what is the significance of a year. In fact if you take it down to every HOUR the numbers become vanishly small, so what? ... (15 replies)
... of those that die of a heart attack have no history of high cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
Lipitor
May 10, 2007
... given Vytorin and took one dose and felt leg cramps and went off the drug and went back to my doctor and complained and he put me on 40 mg Lipitor and it took me a month to get the nerve up to take it and I took one dose today and I had some nose bleed. ... (4 replies)
... but I do notice less joint pains from jogging. ... (9 replies)
Update
Feb 8, 2006
... The fact that you said your FIL's cognitive decline worsened after carotid artery surgery indicates he probably suffered from cerebral microemboli as a result of the operation. ... (10 replies)


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