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Some statins may impair memory - Medical News Today

06:02 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Some statins may impair memory - Medical News Today

New research suggests some statin drugs may cause memory statin users had been reporting cognitive problems, such as memory loss.

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Lead author Neil Marrion, professor of Neuroscience at Bristol, says:

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But having too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to fatty deposits building up in arteries, which raises risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack ) and stroke.

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There is also evidence that some medications can interact with lovastatin (brand names include Mevacor) and increase the risk of muscle damage.

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Cholesterol is a range of vital fatty substances that all the cells of the body need in order to work properly.

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Statin-Associated Memory Loss Results - Medscape

04:36 | Author: Lauren Ross

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Statin-Associated Memory Loss Results - Medscape

Patient Data. For the 60 case reports of statin-associated memory loss identified, the patients' mean age was 62 years (range 30-84 yrs). Age was not.

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Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All WebMD

02:46 | Author: Emma Coleman

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Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All WebMD

Instead, the review suggests that statins may actually lower the risk of (brain-related) impairment, such as memory loss, forgetfulness and.

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Your total cholesterol level is Borderline High, but fortunay your level of "bad" LDL cholesterol is optimal. This could mean you have a high level of high-density lipoprotein, or "good" HDL cholesterol, which protects against heart disease.

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Statins Don39t Cause Memory Loss, Study Reaffirms Health Hub

12:48 | Author: David Perry

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Statins Don39t Cause Memory Loss, Study Reaffirms Health Hub

A recent, comprehensive review of multiple studies failed to find evidence that statins cause memory loss. In fact, some studies indicate that.

I’ve been on Crestor for many years. Have had two open heart surgeries and two knee replacements. I blamed the weakness and pain I was having on my heart. After the last surgery my urine turned orange/copper color, I became dehydrated, fever, headache, pain in all joints and muscles and extremely weak. Blood work showed liver and kidney changes. I had ALL the bad side effects that was listed. It took me myself to stop the drug. I will never take another statin drug. The stomach pain and diarrhea was overwhelming.

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Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests

02:30 | Author: David Perry

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Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests

MONDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs do not appear to raise the risk of memory loss or dementia, a new.

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For the review, deGoma and his colleagues looked at 57 published studies that examined statin use and any connection with mental functioning, and they further analyzed 25 of them to see if a particular pattern emerged in the results.

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