Health hazards with statins

Discussion of statins (Lipitor, Zocor, etc.) in the treatment of MS.
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Health hazards with statins

Post by lyndacarol » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:35 pm

Naturally, I was particularly interested in the statins/diabetes connection. Apparently, statins raise blood sugar, increase insulin levels; chronic elevated insulin levels increase inflammation:

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/artic ... _DNL_art_1
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Post by lyndacarol » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:13 pm

Even more adverse effects:

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/article/sim ... ncreatitis

Simvastatin is the generic name of Zocor, I believe.


And just what an MS patient wants to hear – statins may interfere with neurological function:

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/article/sta ... nthesis-an


And too many others to list, including selenium deficiency:

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/toxic-ingre ... gs?ed=5769

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