Are You Taking a Statin “Just in Case?”

New data suggests the drugs may not benefit people who don’t already have cardiovascular disease.

More and more seniors without a history of cardiovascular disease are taking statins to prevent heart attack and stroke. But recent research (BMJ, Sept. 5, 2018), suggests that statins do not reduce cardiovascular disease or death in healthy seniors age 75 and older. According to the data, any protective effect from the drugs was limited […]

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  • I had a very bad experience with Lipitor ( statin ) caused me to have polymyalgia sciatica ( spelling may be wrong ) could hardly walk or get up from a sitting position , turn over in bed , even hold a cup of tea , it is pure poison should be banned , statins have killed more people than saved , do the research ..Gavin …

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