deciding to stop or not when you are fully informed.
first I would suggest looking at the following titled:
"Evidence for Caution: Women and statin use"
know the symptoms of the adverse affects of statins. you can find a list here (list on the right starting with those relating to "Blood"):
the study of adverse effects from which the above symptom list was generated from is here see the tables:
note the "risk" factors for statin adverse effects contains "female gender". seen here in table 4:
know also that many of the most severe long term adverse effects of statins do not end with the discontinuation of the statin and that statins have not benifit in primary prevention...if you don't have heart desease already statins DO NOT lessen your risk! see that here:
Take all this info into consideration and know your doctor is ignorant of these studies because the drug companies flood them with half-truths, lies, and skewed statistics.
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