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... calcium is causing your back and leg pains, but I'm inclined to doubt it, although I'm not too sure about anything nowadays. I suppose you could try cutting out the calcium for a while and see what happens. ... (40 replies)
... I have to agree with U and gardeninggale, I am out to lunch on calcium myself. ... (40 replies)
... As long as U can take the statins with no side effects, that is good. I, like many others had horrid reactions to them, so am trying like crazy to lower the numbers with diet, exercise and some supplements. I don't expect to try everything I hear about, that is not my style, plus I don't have money to blow. ... (86 replies)

... and the other has preliminary results suggesting that muscle damage may be more common than previously reported. ... (7 replies)
My numbers
Sep 13, 2011
... I just had my cholesterol tested here recently because both my father and grandmother on his side has high cholesterol above 300 without medicine. I am only 28 and have high cholesterol. ... (3 replies)
... term statin use. You can't really tell until you start seeing the results. And you may never see them. Hopefully the results are good and no negative occurrences develop. For some, like many I know who've been on statins for years, no side effects have been noticed. ... (25 replies)
... If U had such nasty side effects from Pravachol, I don't think the Vytorin is going to be much better. It is a Statin mixed with Zetia, so U just might get the same nasty affect U did on the other statin. ... (46 replies)
... You need to be working closely with a cardiac specialist. ... (19 replies)
Red yeast rice
Oct 12, 2005
... Martin, I know just how you feel and I have decided that I am willing to do some things to help keep my cholesterol in check but not to the point to which my life is consumed with it all. I have read so much and most of what I read contradicts itself and soon I don't know what to believe. ... (9 replies)
... on my Drs. recommendation. For the past several years, I have been on a variety of the statin drugs ALL of which eventually gave me muscle aches and pains. ... (5 replies)
Statin Studies
Aug 24, 2005
... I am one that will NEVER take a statin again. ... (31 replies)
Statin Studies
Aug 23, 2005
... From HPS data, there's a higher percentage of heart failure among statin users then placebo. this is my studying of the data. ... (31 replies)
... That would make a difference in my mind as to whether I took a natural or Rx statin type drug. What is your family history of heart disease? ... (22 replies)
... Thanks for the response. I can't relate the start of the pain to a particular event, that's why I questioned the Crestor. I have been on Protonix for about a year and I do use Nasacort for sinus issues. ... (13 replies)
... But, looking at your numbers, I agree that I wouldn't be overly concerned with them. ... (31 replies)
... I have, like many subscribers to these boards, have an intolerance to statins. At this stage with none of the very serious side effects that so many others have. ... (4 replies)
... I suppose the tendency for a fatty liver may be hereditary just like obesity. ... (8 replies)
... If you have insurance, I suggest trying Niaspan extended release niacin. I have not had any issues with it. I'm currently taking 3000 mg a day. I don't get any flushing or side effects. I did slightly at first, but has since subsided. ... (15 replies)
... I'm sure that's not the response you wanted to hear, but it seems the way things are for folks with elevated trigs. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with what's being said here, however it's important to note that doctors are extremely busy and want to take the easiest way out and get people to their NCEP target goals as quickly as possible. That is why statins are prescribed so often. ... (3 replies)

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