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Cholesterol lowering drugs (statins) have serious side effects. Primarily, these drugs block the development of a critical anti-oxidant vitamin, CoQ10,that’s causes significant heart, liver, muscle and brain damage. A new study finds that statin use also impairs stem cell function, which helps in slowing hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), but hinders other body processes. Because of these effects, the study supports weighing individual risk when considering statins as a preventive measure.




For many years, concern about statin  (cholesterol lowering) drugs, their benefit, side effects, and the failure to prescribe a vitamin that prevents the development of its side effects has been rampant in the alternative medicine internet.   It appears the tide may be shifting, as a recent study reported in the AMA’s Archives of Internal […]