Is cholesterol necesary for proper nerve function? Most prescribers are unaware of this idea, but statins and nerve damage in type 2 diabetes are related. By now, almost everyone agrees that statins like atorvastatin, lovastatin, rosuvastatin and simvastatin can cause muscle pain (myalgia). Most clinicians also acknowledge that statins are also linked to type 2 diabetes. There is far less agreement about statins and nerve … Continue reading Statins and Nerve Damage (Peripheral Neuropathy): An Overlooked Side Effect!
Many people take statins with the aim of improving their health, but these drugs come with so many side effects that they’re often not worth taking. Long under fire for their lack of results and their role in raising the risk of diabetes, yet another reason has emerged for avoiding these drugs: They can cause the deadly disorder ALS. ALS, which stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, … Continue reading Can Statin Drugs Cause ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)??? Yep!