lowering your cholesterol

New Study Ties Statins to Excessive Tiredness

Could your excessive tiredness be caused by your cholesterol medication? A study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health links cholesterol-lowering drugs like simvastatin (Zocor) and pravastatin (Pravachol) to excessive tiredness and fatigue. In what is thought to be the first randomized study to look at such adverse effects with … Read More

Statins’ Side Effects: Exercise Benefits are Blocked

Could statins’ side effects be hindering all the time and effort you put into exercise?  A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests they could. In the first study of its kind, simvastatin, the generic of Zocor, was found to largely negate the benefits … Read More

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