God  our Guide  

  

CIDPUSA.ORG

 
 
Home
Diagnosis
Treatment
Pathology
Variants
F.A.Q
Fibromyalgia
IVIG
Diet anti-inflammatory
Burning  Feet Home
Services Page
Chronic Fatigue
Autoimmune diseases
Prognosis
Bible healing
Celiac disease
 Hearing Loss

Herbal treatment

Women Heart Attacks

Polyneuropathy from Statins

Cholesterol drugs

Autoimmune EAR

MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage back

Hearing Loss

TMJ

 heart disease & stroke 

Electrical Stimulation Therapy

Magnets and ageing

 Sand Bath

 Glutathione

 Sulphur Bath

 Massage & Cancer Cure

 Quick Heart Cure

  Massage Benefits Parkinson

 Curry Powder

 Water chestnut 

    Infants  and women omega-3

   Selenium

Capsaicin

North American Herbs

Small fiber neuropathy

Gout & Garlic

Magnetic deficiency syndrome

Pet scan

Pesticide

Fibromyalgia Myth

Skin hair nail spa

Depression & anxiety

Addiction  & Drug Rehab

Shifa   

Parkinson Clinic

Epilepsy Clinic

Bone disorders clinic

 

 

 

   Anti Cholestrol  drugs
  All Natural treatments for all diseases please read this link

Please click the +1 button if you like this page Thanks
 
Statin anti-Cholestrol drug

Statins

The statins are a relatively new group of drugs used to lower blood cholesterol levels. The best known statins are simvastatin (Zocor) and pravastatin (Lipostat).

A high cholesterol level increases a person's risk of having a heart attack or stroke. The long-term use of statins reduces the risk of such an event and can increase the life expectancy of people with a history of heart disease.

Why cholesterol is a problem

There are two types of cholesterol in the body: 'bad' or low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, and 'good' or high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.

LDL carries cholesterol around the body in the bloodstream and 'dumps' it in arteries, where it can cause narrowing and even blockage. It's this process that contributes to the development of diseases of the cardiovascular system. For example, when the arteries supplying blood to the heart become blocked, the result is a heart attack.

HDL cholesterol is termed 'good' because it mops up cholesterol and takes it to the liver to be broken down. For this reason, it is not just the total cholesterol level that is significant (LDL+HDL) but the ratio of HDL to the total. A high proportion of HDL to the total figure is preferable.

Cholesterol levels are affected by the amount of dietary cholesterol eaten (in full-fat dairy products and animal fats, for instance. But most cholesterol in the blood is made by the body itself.

How to statins work?

The statins work by blocking an enzyme in the body that is involved in the production of LDL cholesterol, especially in the liver. This enzyme is known as HMG coenzyme A reductase. The statins are the most effective group of drugs for lowering the levels of LDL cholesterol in the body.

What are they for?

Statins are given to people who have high cholesterol levels that have not been able controlled by changes in diet.

Side effects

The statins can cause headaches, insomnia, liver problems and digestive tract problems like abdominal pain, wind, diarrhoea, and feeling and being sick. Rarely, they can cause hepatitis, a skin rash, and a serious muscle problem, with symptoms of muscular pain, tenderness and weakness. There can benumbness in feet apolyneuropathy due to statins..

Statins cause kidney failure.

Staitins cause memory issues and dementia.

Warning: If you are taking a statin and experience any muscle pain or weakness for no obvious reason (such as over-exercising) you should see your doctor immediately. This could be the start of Myositis. Statins commonly cause shoulder pain and weakness.

While on Statins one needs exercise its much better to use  a diet plan to reduce cholesterol

There are many ways to lower cholesterol other than using statins. Please read the alternatives to reduce cholesterol without statins our handout.