The Truth About Statin Drugs and Why They Are Bad
The statin is a drug that is used to reduce the amount of cholesterol in the blood. Before, doctors wanted to put these stain drugs into the water supplies and to be hand them out to the customers of fast food.
In fact, 1 out of 4 Americans that are 55 years old and more use statin drug and most of them do not have heart and cardiovascular problems.
Many of these Americans are prescribed with these drugs just for their high cholesterol. However, the FDA i.e. Food and Drug Administration started forcing some because of the side effects that are found on the statin ads and labels.
Maybe that was the cause why Pfizer which is among the world’s largest pharmaceutical company was not satisfied with $140 billion sales revenue at the time when the patient was in effect on Lipitor. Lipitor is part of the drug class of statins.
Nowadays, the cardiologist and doctors push stains on middle-aged people, and in turn, the pharmaceutical companies continue to collects profits with their versions of statin drugs.
In fact, there are cases of young people that take statins. They have an outdated attitude when it comes to LDL levels i.e. low-density lipoprotein cholesterol that is bad cholesterol and HDL levels i.e. high-density lipoprotein cholesterol that is good cholesterol.
Dr.Carolyn Dean MD, ND, a promoter of the supplementation of magnesium, discussed a Japanese study. That study points out the statin drugs as the perpetrators when it comes to the bad health of the heart and not as the solution to the health of the heart.
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