I have had one heart attack in 2009, stented and another 100% blockage in 2012 another stent. High cholesterol is a genetic thing for me. I have gained so much weight that my doctor put me on a diet pill, Adipex-P in December 2012. I have only lost 8 lbs. I quit smoking in November 2012. I feel awful. I can't sleep, I am always tired. I have aches and pains in my legs etc. What do I do? Any doctors out there that can suggest what alternatives I have? I take 10mg generic Lipitor, 10mg Zetia, Coreg for blood pressure, baby aspirin, Effient blood thinner, vistral for anxiety, everyday. I am 48 over weight and feel like I am 25 years older than I am. ( I am actually 56) I would love sleep all night, have enough energy to at least go for a walk, and stop craving carbs! Help!View Thread
I have experienced that same thing! I am taking Lipitor and now Zetia, too, daily and I have gained about 30 lbs in 3 1/2 years. No one ever mentioned this to me. My cardiologist wants me to lose weight, and tells me I am over weight every visit! My family has high cholesterol and heart disease. I was born with this. What can I do?View Thread
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