|12-28-2012, 11:46 AM||#1|
Way too much time on my hands!
Join Date: Jun 2002
WOE: Eat Fat, Get Thin
Start Date: January 2001
LCarb Doctor says Statins can cause fibromyalgia
Just wanted to share this. She is an amazing LC Dr. and "gets" it all. She says the rise in peeps taking statins directly relates to the rise in fibromyalgia.
I'm sure there are other reasons peeps get fibro, but I thought this was interesting..
Springing into Fitness
|12-28-2012, 11:53 AM||#2|
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: southern ky
WOE: 8/29/11 R9P2 HCG diet
Start Date: 10-8-09
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|12-29-2012, 04:46 AM||#3|
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Asheville, NC / Marietta, Ga
Stats: 175/111.8/124 - 5'4, 61yo
WOE: JUDDD/PHD, LC now that my BG is getting weird
Start Date: JUDDD 1/1/12 + LCHF 12/1/13 (controlling diabetes)
You have a doctor who does not just parrot the party line? I bet she even looks for cause and tries to cure instead of just treating symptoms. I am green with envy!
After some of the things I have seen statins do to family and friends, I was betting on this one.
Still at goal 2/6/13
STILL below goal 2/15/14
I did not "lose" weight. I evicted it. It is gone and it ain't coming back!
JUDDD cares about calories. JUDDD does not care what you eat. Your body probably does.
|12-29-2012, 10:14 AM||#4|
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
Join Date: Apr 2012
Start Date: April 2012
I am SO against statins, but because of various things in my family history and some bloodwork that came back REALLY bad(not my cholesterol,btw) my doctor really wanted me to try a statin. I decided that I would just take it every other day. By the second week I could barely move my whole body hurt so bad. I already have fibro and the statin just made it 100 times worse. I will not take another one.
|12-29-2012, 01:24 PM||#5|
Fat Burning Machine Extraordinaire!
Join Date: Sep 2001
Stats: 150+ lbs lost
Statins are evil. I don't doubt they can lead to it. Sugar probably can, too.
Based on my own experience, I'd say that wheat also causes fibromyalgia because mine went away completely when I cut all wheat/grains.
Living by Faith
It’s truly remarkable how successful Madison Avenue has been at indoctrinating
eating habits that produce huge profits for giant multinational corporations
– and developing devastating health consequences for consumers –
into generations of society. ~ Mark Sisson, The Primal Blueprint
|12-29-2012, 01:42 PM||#6|
Senior LCF Member
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Washington State
Stats: First time 300/190/160 10/24/2000
Start Date: 1/5 restart 259/252/200
Interesting...my Dr. wanted me to go on them...and I convinced him I was going to try to lower my bad cholesterol with diet...we will revisiot this in 6 months.....hope the bloodwork is better.
I think if it is not...I will still say NO to statins.
One day at a time.
|01-02-2013, 01:35 PM||#8|
Junior LCF Member
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: chicago area sort of :)
Just make sure what BAD is. Its the RATIO that tells the tale. There are benefits to a somewhat HIGHER number. Especially for your BRAIN!
It's funny. Cholesterol levels were lowered to usher in a new lowering drug way back when. Lovastatin. Then lowered AGAIN in 2004 to very unhealthy and unrealistic levels. The money coming in from them was astounding. The drug makers began their close relationships to doctors, the media and then many medical organizations.
I heard its INFLAMMATION, not cholesterol that's the killer. Chlorinated water does more harm than cholesterol, I have read.
I was handed a script for one of them because of my age. By a very esteemed doctor at a highly ranked teaching hospital. Just because. I threw it away.
My soon to be ex has been taking them for years and he looks/feels awful. He is in constant pain. Can't remember a THING! UG. No thanks. Once you are on them for awhile - I have heard it is difficult-you can't get off of them. Ask for a different antifungal maybe diflucan or nystatin, instead.
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