DON’T Fall for This Statin Dupe
Why these drugs aren’t the answer for heart problems
It’s been a while since I’ve been on my “statin soapbox,” but I’m climbing back up today.
Statins are the some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S.
But the millions of Americans taking this drug have been duped.
Statins are the most over-prescribed, least beneficial drugs on the market.
Actually, least beneficial is being too generous… a better word is USELESS.
Previous studies have found this to be true, and now yet another recent study is shining a glaring light on the statin scam.
I’m used to the crazy looks I get when I tell people that high cholesterol doesn’t cause heart disease.
But the research makes this fact VERY CLEAR. Not only that, but it shows that people with the highest cholesterol tend to live the longest!
The idea of “bad cholesterol” didn’t make headlines until drugs companies discovered a way to lower it. In order to make any money from a drug that reduced cholesterol, they had to make people afraid of it.
I’ve got to hand it to them. They’ve done a great job.
But there’s just one problem… high cholesterol won’t kill you, and reducing it with statins won’t save you.
When researchers reviewed 21 trials on cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, they found that while they were effective at reducing cholesterol, people taking them only experienced a one percent reduced risk of heart attack or stroke.
Like I said: useless.
The only time statins were effective was when people ALSO made lifestyle changes like eating healthy, quitting smoking, exercising, and maintaining a healthy weight.
Of course, the drug company would take credit for any reported benefits in this case. But you and I both know that the lifestyle changes are what really saved the day.
There are two bottom lines here:
- High cholesterol is not the enemy.
- Statins don’t reduce your risk of dying from a heart attack and stroke.
If you’re taking a statin drug, don’t stop it cold turkey. Instead, show your doctor the research, and talk to him or her about safely stopping them.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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