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... be up to you to determine if it is worth it to feel like crap all the time or take the medicine and have a poor quality of life... You can also try things like cinnamon capsules to bring down your numbers and I can talk for them in that I have seen no side effects from taking them and it does bring down the numbers... ... (35 replies)
... In the USA you can buy fish oil and cinnamon just about anywhere. ... (10 replies)
... Just so I understand what you're taking now......... ... (4 replies)

... I'm not aware of cinnamon causing any interaction with BP meds or causing any side effects at all. ... (13 replies)
... My high cholesterol is heriditary also but from who I have no idea. I have a twin brother who has levels in the 170's. My weight is on the slim side and I also eat right. ... (18 replies)
... Are there any side effects? ... (10 replies)
... numbers were exactly, but know they were about like yours, so if 10 mgs. got me that big of a reduction, I can't possibly imagine what 40 would do. Due to nasty side effects I stopped all statins and have been trying to control numbers with diet and exercise, so far, not too bad. ... (11 replies)
... with just the addition of the green tea and cinnamon, but like I said, at least she is off my back till next time. I, and hubby have tried statins and had nasty side effects, so we try like crazy to do as much as possible without meds. ... (16 replies)
... six days after taking it had moderate muscle and joint aches and extreme tiredness making it very difficult to exercise. ... (3 replies)
... daily. Cinnamon lowers triglycerides, LDL cholesterol and stabilizes blood sugar. If your triglycerides are elevated, try to eliminate sugar and simple carbs. ... (5 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)
... Well I won't know till next test if the newest things I have been doing are still working, but last test was fine. No statins, was on Lipitor and Baycol, MAJOR GI problems, weakness, and developed high BP. Strange, for 59 yrs. it was very low..Hmmmmm Tried Welchol, felt like a constipated whale, so ditched that too. Tried non flush Niacin, still got itchy on a lousy 100... (16 replies)
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Nov 21, 2009
... I had was unbelievable, I didn't even realize it had stolen all my energy until it came back. It was 2 weeks before I was brave enough to stop the medicine I was taking for the horrible pain in my knees but one day I tried not taking it and WOW! That crippling pain I had lived with for years was GONE and has not come back since. ... (7 replies)
Oct 31, 2006
... Crestor is the strongest "STATIN" you can get , works on the liver like all statins do . A lot of studies do not even reccomend trying to control levels in people over 75 years of age . Don't know how high your levels are but if they are only moderately high like say 230 or so maybe something like cinnamon capsules would help , and this is a proven alternative done thru... (14 replies)
... Zigwyth, I took Lipitor and later changed to Lovastatin and had way too many side effects so quit taking any statins. ... (26 replies)
... it contains lovastatin . So yes, it can have some of the same side effects as other statins. The main difference is that the composition of RYR has not be altered. It is simply a red yeast that grows on rice. ... (12 replies)
... Hi I started taking 20mg Zocor in early September this year (2006) and just received the results of a blood test done on 16 October 2006. Triglycerides down from 186 to 129 Total cholesterol down from 237 to 148 LDL cholesterol down from 158 to 76 HDL cholesterol up from 42 to 46 CHOL/HDLC ratio now 3.2, previously 5.6 (26 replies)

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