“A new study claims the side effects reported by patients taking statin drugs are supposedly ‘all in the mind’.” [Source: thetimes.co.uk]
It is utterly absurd to claim that side effects experienced by patients taking statin drugs are ‘all in the mind’.
A review of the scientific literature clearly shows that statins can raise the risk of muscle problems; cognitive problems; cancer; strokes; damage to the peripheral nervous system; sexual dysfunction; thyroid problems; kidney disease; behavioral disorders; heart problems; neurodegenerative disease; Parkinson’s disease; autoimmune diseases; pancreatic problems; liver disease; skin problems; gastrointestinal problems; fatigue; psychiatric problems; sleep problems; as well as negatively affecting many other aspects of health.
Research from Australia has linked the drugs with a significantly increased risk of idiopathic inflammatory myositis, a serious muscle disease that can lead to permanent disability and death.
To learn the facts about cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, see the Cholesterol Facts page on our website.
To learn how you can lower your cholesterol levels naturally, without drugs, read this article on our website.