Saturday, September 12, 2015

Musing: The Statin Dilemma - A Primer for Patients

Dean Reinke
Deans’ Stroke Musing
Thursday, May 28, 2015

When the most important part of atherosclerosis is not described correctly there is little confidence in the information. Cholesterol does not cause atherosclerosis. Inflammation grabs the particles floating by in the bloodstream and packs them into plaque.  We have been going about this all wrong for years, we went after secondary prevention by reducing cholesterol rather than looking at cause and effect. Stopping inflammation would make much more sense, but that won't occur now because statins are a huge profit center for the drug industry.

Stopping the Original Inflammation That Starts the Process of Plaque Formation

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   The Statin Dilemma: a Primer for Patients

But never listen to me, ask your doctor these questions.

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