Statins are heavily prescribed medications, but like any medication, their effects aren’t necessarily straightforward. While they do certainly lower cholesterol levels, it is their side effects that are most significant, especially in relation to CoQ10.
Statins are commonly used medications for high levels of cholesterol. Yet, they can have significant side effects and often don't have many benefits. These posts offer more information about the balance of risk and reward that comes with relying on statins.
Our society is almost obsessed with lowering cholesterol – so you’d think there would be strong evidence that it contributes to heart disease. However, there is actually a lot of controversy behind cholesterol, heart disease and statins. In fact, the science isn’t nearly as strong as society implies.
CoQ10 might be overlooked as a supplement, but it can actually play an important role in health. That’s especially true for those of you who are taking statins…
Statins are heavily recommended and used to reduce cholesterol and potentially the risk of heart disease. But, it turns out that the support for statins isn’t as strong as it first seems, and these drugs really do have a dark side.