For people with established cardiovascular disease (CVD), greater consumption of various dairy products was associated with worse health outcomes. Rising daily intakes of total dairy and milk were each significantly associated with increased risks of stroke, cardiovascular mortality, and all-cause mortality over follow-up generally spanning 5 to 14 years in patients with stable angina, according […]
Statins don’t induce muscle pain, according to a recent study from the United Kingdom
People may believe that statins cause muscle pain due to the “nocebo effect.” The study, which was released in The BMJ revealed no differences between statin users and non-users in terms of muscle complaints such soreness, weakness, cramping, or stiffness. A nocebo effect is said to occur when negative expectations of the patient regarding a […]
Statins won’t help healthy adults with elevated cholesterol, according to studies.
The study was published in the journal Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity. According to American Heart Association estimates from 2020, almost 40 million Americans regularly take statins to lower their cholesterol levels and lessen their risk of heart disease and stroke. However, according to recent research by David Diamond, a neuroscientist and expert […]
Latest recommendations for the use of statins for cardiovascular treatment
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability globally, and there have been concerted efforts for decades to prevent and minimize its impact. Statins are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. LDL cholesterol is often referred to as “bad cholesterol”, and […]