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Why Statin Drugs Are an Epic Fail and on The List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs

Statin Drugs

Cholesterol has been demonized and statin drugs (Zocor, Crestor, Lipitor, Baycol, Mevacor or Altocor, Pravachol, Lescol, Livalo) have been touted as miracle drugs for lowering cholesterol, yet as we’ve seen use of statins increase we’ve seen heart disease as well as diabetes increase. Obviously, something’s wrong with the theory that statins are beneficial.

Olive Leaf Extract Same as Statin for Lowering Cholesterol

olive leaf extract same as statin for lowering cholesterol

A Turkish team found that olive leaf extract was as effective as a common statin called atorvastatin in lowering cholesterol in rats fed a cholesterol-enriched diet. The findings suggest this natural remedy could be an alternative to statins and other drugs in improving lipid levels in cases of high cholesterol.

New Anti-Cholesterol Drug May Help Statin Adverse Patients

Anti-Cholesterol Statin Drug

Researchers from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City presented this week at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session in San Francisco, their discovery that a relatively new statin drug for lowering cholesterol may help patients who suffer from the side effects of commonly prescribed statin drugs.

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