Health Guide: Statin Drugs

Health Guides: Statin Drugs

This section collates research and information on the unintended adverse effects of statin drugs. It is designed to provide our users with the first-hand research, without which an informed choice is not possible. 

Key: CK(#) = Cumulative Knowledge, a measure of evidence quality or strength  AC(#) = Article Count, the number of articles that have accumulated on the topic thus far.

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Pubmed Data : Cells Tissues Organs. 2020 May 5:1-19. Epub 2020 May 5. PMID: 32369804
Study Type : Animal Study

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Cholesterol-lowering drugs have been known to hit men 'below the belt' for years, contributing both to erectile dysfunction and low testosterone. Now, new research reveals they actually damage men's testicles and sperm.
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So, you have been told to 'lower your cholesterol' with drugs. But could it be causing cancer?
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The chemical war against cholesterol has been based on statistical deception and the active covering up of over 300 adverse health effects they are known to produce.
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