If you’re over 40 and your doctor hasn’t (however gently) pushed a statin drug on you yet you should consider that a bonafide miracle.
Mainstream medicine docs have had a love affair with these drugs since they first hit the market in the late 1980s. And that’s despite a ton of evidence that in many cases they may be doing far more harm than good.
The problem with statins isn’t that they don’t work. They do.
Well, that is if your goal is simply to lower your cholesterol to subterranean levels. But they fail to address the real risk to your health, which isn’t just elevated cholesterol alone.
Targeting cholesterol levels alone can backfire
It’s cholesterol oxidation that’s truly dangerous. And statins fail to tackle it in any meaningful way. You can read a bit more