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Co-Enzyme Q10, Statins, Muscle Pain, and the Heart

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Statins block both cholesterol and co-enzyme Q10 production. We need co-Q10 to make energy and when levels are low it can lead to congestive heart failure. It can also lead to muscle pains, the release of myoglobin and renal insufficiency.          

Inflammation and Sports Injuries

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Inflammation has now been shown to promote healing, so using anti-inflammatory analgesics, while they control pain and swelling, retard healing. Injuries stimulate the production of IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor) and the body manages a symphony when it comes to regulating inflammation and healing. Steroids are the ultimate example of reducing inflammation...

Low Glycemic Index Linked to Higher Mortality

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
For patients over the age of 60 it appears that the target hemoglobin A1c level of less than 6.0% are associated with a higher death rate. This happens despite the fact that the complications of type 2 diabetes are far lower when A1c levels are less than 6.0%. The best overall outcomes occur with A1c levels between 6.0 and 8.0. Nonetheless, the best treatment...

NSAIDs are Not a Good Idea for Babies

submitted by: admin on 10/12/2013
  According to an article published in the January 2013 issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, sick children, especially those with dehydration or under the age of 5, are at risk for serious kidney failure if given NSAIDs. Most children were treated with recommended dosages. The reason is suspected to be related to the fact that NSAIDs affect kidney function...

Over the Counter Pain Medication Problems

submitted by: admin on 07/24/2024
NSAIDS, aspirin, and Tylenol are now getting black box warnings from the FDA because there are too many serious complications related to their use. GI bleeding, liver and kidney failure, and heart attacks are issues.

Statins

submitted by: admin on 04/12/2015
  For primary prevention of heart attacks there's no data showing that there's an increase in survival. And there are many side effects of statins that are problematic such as liver inflammation, peripheral neuropathy, muscle inflammation, type 2 diabetes, kidney failure, global amnesia. Lifestyle is still the major way to stop and reverse heart...

Statins Cause Fatigue

submitted by: admin on 08/23/2016
  A study published in Archives of Internal Medicine in June of 2012 showed that people using statins had a much higher incidence of decreased energy and fatigue upon exertion. Forty percent had worsened energy or fatigue with exertion; 20% had both, and 10% were severely effected. Other known side effects of statins include liver disease, muscle pain,...

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