Statins prevent re-myelination?

Discussion of statins (Lipitor, Zocor, etc.) in the treatment of MS.
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Statins prevent re-myelination?

Post by patientx » Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:50 am

Not trying to scare anyone off statins:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19349355

Curious what others think.

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Post by carolew » Sat Apr 11, 2009 9:20 am

They often use the word 'suggest' in this article. Maybe they find a smaller 'myelen load' because it is all in place i.e. around the axons, where it belongs.... who knows...

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