• D C Landers D C Landers
    July 28, 2009
    Why are they pushing those damn statins w/o strressing the common muscle weakness side effects?
    D C Landers D C Landers
    July 28, 2009

    My Drs keep pushing statins. i am 78, slightly high chol. and tryglycerides, high HDL. I had severe muscle weakness a few years ago from statins couldn't climb up one step. .  I have controlled BP, no diabeies, not overweight and good genes. I am active. Now my card. wants a CAT scan of my heart. Internist wants a lung CAT scan. granulomas? show up on acute  bronchitis.  I refused both, I may die one of these days.  my brotheres, 5 much older had no severe problems until much older. now they are age. 88-93. showing changes. My mother lived to 100 with good brain and good body. I know the statin studies mostly sponsored by the drug co's..

    READ MORE

FROM OUR EXPERTS


FROM OUR COMMUNITY

You should know Answers to your question are meant to provide general health information but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor. No answers should be viewed as a diagnosis or recommended treatment for a condition. Content posted by community members does not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media, which also reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate.