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Lower cholesterol naturally
I see a lot of talk about using drugs to lower cholesterol so I was wondering is anyone doing anything...More
Posted by mske390
high muscle enzymes
just had blood test done and found out that my muscle enzymes were 733. range is 24 to 224. been trying to...More
Posted by ziggypop845
after carotid artery surgery
After surgery, I had what I considered normal pain, but about two days after, I noticed the tendons in my neck...More
Posted by lequs
after carotid artery surgery
After surgery, I had what I considered normal pain, but about two days after, I noticed the tendons in my neck...More
Posted by lequs
Any success with eating oatmeal to lower LDL?
An article I read suggested that oatmeal for breakfast could lower LDL by 8-10 points.
Posted by Poetrynow
Pain & Symptoms with Recent Statin
I have been on a statin for 10 days now and I'm having increased pain. I've had to take a painkiller every...More
Posted by An_244202
Statins
I was taking Lipitor for 5 years. The last years, I started to have muscles pain in my right arm and right...More
Posted by An_263792
Statins
I was taking Lipitor for 5 years. The last years, I started to have muscles pain in my right arm and right...More
Posted by An_263792
When is low cholestrol to low?
My cholesterol has always been on the low side but never this low. my doctor has never seen anyone with...More
Posted by kipey
statin-related myopathy
I took atorvastatin Lipitor for 14 years without noticeable side effects. Then Pfizer's patent expired and other...More
Posted by Walls4
I found it helped my HDL
I found it helped my HDL. My HDL is up 14 points and has been for 3 years do to niacin. 500mg flush free
Posted by An_260748
need help
my 71 year old mother was seen by an ER doctor who took her off her cholesterol meds about 2 weeks ago .......More
Posted by nettymom
Coronary calcium scan benefits
How beneficial is having a coronary calcium scan to understanding the impact of cholesterol numbers? My...More
Posted by Thomas06082
Muscle Spasms and Statins
Had been on Lipitor for many years when all of a sudden I started getting muscle spasm in my toes, fingers and...More
Posted by pgjudy
niacin
I have problems tolerating meds. I was recently given 500 niacin extended release and after reading side...More
Posted by gammysue1
I was just informed I have high Cholesterol
What are good foods to eat? how can this be controlled?More
Posted by lifeisgood1954
Statins and Diabetes
Did anyone develop diabetes as a result of taking statins?
Posted by An_262430
I believe Statins do cause Alopecia
My husband is 56 and has been taking Statins for about a year and has experienced rapid hair loss and low...More
Posted by An_262044
Alopecia while on statins
My husband is 56 and has been taking artorvastin for about a year. He has recently suffered rapid hair loss...More
Posted by An_262044
Red Yeast works!
Several years ago my husband was sent home with cholesterol medicine after a high reading at a yearly...More
Posted by An_261955
cholesterol
I have been taking Garcinia Extract my cholesterol has come down 45point in a year. does anyone have...More
Posted by moochtone
Turning Healthy People Into Patients
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1279873-turning-healthy-people-into-patients/ chuckleMore
Posted by david1951

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