It seems like everyone is taking a statin, and there is even a serious look into children taking them. Some people are even saying that statins should be used prophylactically to keep you from getting heart disease!
I am not going to get into the whether there is an over prescribing, but I am going to let you know about some issues that you will want to think about when you are told that you should take statins.
When you take a statin you should really ask you physician about this article. This can be a real problem for a lot of statin users, but there are some things that you can do if you must take the statins. The article points out something that should be standard when taking a statin, and that is using Co-Q10. This can really help with some of the side-effects that arise.
This article brings up another thing to consider when you are taking statins. This states that taking omega-3 fatty acids helps build muscle in the patients in this study. This could also be effective for helping people who are having issues with statin related issues.
If you are having troubles on account of taking statins please contact your doctor. It would also be wise to call Cannon Pointe Chiropractic (507-645-8000) to find out if you could benefit from taking Co-Q10 and/or fish oils. We carry only the highest quality of supplements, and care deeply about your health.