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    Fasting before a cholesterol test
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    Too Much 'Good' Cholesterol Linked to Early Death More
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    Atorvastatin Side effects
    My doctor prescribed Atorvastatin 40 mg for me. My cholesterol was elevated at 122 and I had a CT-Calcium...More
    Posted by An_267792
    Atorvastatin Side effects
    My doctor prescribed Atorvastatin 40 mg for me. My cholesterol was elevated at 122 and I had a CT-Calcium...More
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    Ignore the media's scare stories and keep taking y... More
    Posted by iride6606
    Statins: could they decrease death risk in four mo...
    "Our research suggests that there's something about having a high cholesterol diagnosis that improves...More
    Posted by iride6606
    PAD patients on statins may have lower amputation,...
    Very good news; A 33 percent lower risk of amputation and 29 percent lower risk of death among PAD...More
    Posted by iride6606
    Cholesterol control
    My Cholesterol level last year was 240 My doctor prescribed Crestor 25 mg a day last test my cholesterol...More
    Posted by An_267574
    Heart attack and stroke risk from hypertension red...
    Research suggests that combining statins for cholesterol with blood pressure medications reduced the risk of...More
    Posted by iride6606
    Hibiscus tea benefits cholesterol
    I have read that hibiscus tea benefits people to lower their cholesterol level. The antioxidant...More
    Posted by joycee_bastain
    HOPE-3: Statins Lower CV Events in Intermediate-CH...
    At a late-breaking clinical-trial session here at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2016 Scientific...More
    Posted by iride6606
    Global study lays groundwork for daily statin usag...
    In an effort to reduce cardiovascular disease, which causes 18 million deaths globally per year and affects...More
    Posted by iride6606
    Starting the cholesterol-lowering drugs EARLIER 'c...
    At least 9.5 million lower-risk, young people who would benefit from the drugs aren't currently taking them,...More
    Posted by iride6606
    High Cholesterol pain
    Hi, I'm a first time poster. Have had high Cholesterol for years now and constant medication. Recently, my meds...More
    Posted by Lavaree

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    also take CQ-10 with my medication helps relieve alot of the pain helps dissolve it better in your system More
    Posted by An_267209
    29% Reported Muscle Pain and Weakness on Statins
    Somehow I missed this back in 2012. 8918 statin patients surveyed, and 29% reported muscle pain and weakness....More
    Posted by surfoahu
    #1 Risk Factor for Heart Disease.
    The number 1 risk factor for heart disease is...
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    Statins Reduce Proteinuria, Mortality in CKD Patie...
    "Statins unquestionably reduce the risk of death in populations with, or at low risk of cardiovascular...More
    Posted by iride6606
    Cholesterol and the Mystery of Heart Disease
    What is considered an acceptable "safe level" for total cholesterol? I have been told by one medical...More
    Posted by Jimmylar
    Need advice on my numbers and possibly taking a st...
    I'm a 46 year old male, 155 lbs. Around 2007 I was diagnosed with high cholesterol and high blood pressure. My...More
    Posted by mlfarris
    Can't tolerate statins, what next? Should I even b...
    I am a 40yr old female. I could stand to lose about 20 pounds which I am working on. I have never had a total...More
    Posted by An_266674
    Scary high Cholesterol level!
    Just got a rude awakening on life. Seeing my new doctor (the old one moved for the 4th time) I was shocked to...More
    Posted by RotorW
    I have been using this drug to lower my cholesterol for several years now with no side effects. For me it has...More
    Posted by ebb1234
    Statin drugs with fish oil
    I have had high cholesterol for ever a curse in my family>\. I finally took the advice of my doctor to take...More
    Posted by HighDHL
    How effective are natural remedies vs Statins?
    I have had high cholesterol as long as I can remember. As an teenager I my level was about 270 and now 30+ years...More
    Posted by msk63
    HDL cholesterol inc cardiovascular plaque in menop...
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