Category: Statin Drugs Side Effects

The Potential Of Statins To Impair Brain Function And Memory

| December 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

In recent times there has been increasing awareness of the sorts of health issues that statins can induce. It is now becoming much more recognised, for instance, that these drugs can impact on mental functioning, including memory. In fact, back in 2012, the FDA in the US issued a warning that: “There have been rare […]

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The Link Between Statins And Impaired Brain Function

| September 26, 2013 | Comments (1)

My blog last week focused on the potential impact statins have on the development or symptoms of dementia and impaired brain function. Interest in this area is part of the growing recognition that statins have the ability to affect brain functioning. As I mentioned last week, even the Food and Drugs Administration in the US […]

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Certain Antibiotics Increase The Risk of Statin Side Effects

| August 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Statins do have the capacity to prevention heart attacks and strokes, but they are not without risk either. They can, for example, be toxic to the muscles and kidneys. In extreme circumstances, they can cause muscle breakdown known as ‘rhabdomyolisis’ and injury to the kidney that can prove fatal. The risk of toxic effects of […]

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Could Statins Have A Detrimental Effect On Your Joints?

| June 6, 2013 | Comments (1)

Regular readers will know that research already links statins to a long list of side effects, including diabetes, liver damage, kidney damage, muscle pain, fatigue and mental confusion. New evidence suggests that another type of health issue may need to be added to that list, in the form of joint diseases and injuries. This finding […]

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Taking Statins Could Sabotage Your Efforts To Get Fit

| May 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

According to recently-published research, any effort we put into physical exercise may not translate into fitness benefits for people taking statins. People exercise for many reasons. A major motivator is the desire to ‘get fit and healthy’. Regular exercise induces changes that can increase strength and endurance. It also increases the number of tiny structures […]

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62% of Patients Stop Taking Statins Due to Side Effects

| March 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

It is now widely known that statins have the ability to cause side effects such as fatigue, muscular pain and mental impairment, as well as increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. In some patients, the adverse effects of statins seem obvious. I saw a patient recently who suffered from mental symptoms (poor memory and […]

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Statins May Affect The Benefits Of Omega-3 Fats

| February 7, 2013 | Comments (1)

Omega-3 fats found in oily fish (like salmon, trout, mackerel and herring) are often said to help protect against cardiovascular disease (e.g. heart attacks and strokes). However, a recent review of the evidence points out that while earlier studies found that giving individuals omega-3 fats had protective effects, more recent studies have not. The authors […]

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Statins Linked To Impaired Brain Function

| January 31, 2013 | Comments (1)

The number of people with Alzheimer’s, and dementia in general, is steadily increasing. This appears to be partly due to the fact that people are living longer in some populations, but it doesn’t totally account for the high numbers developing the disease. Conventional medications don’t work particularly well for this condition, and some researchers have […]

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