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    Statins and liver damage.......
    doveinpain posted:
    liver damage from STATINS

    my chloeresal is well over 350
    my triglicerizes are well over 500

    been that way for many years,
    decades even. i am 62yrs, started
    ckg blood fats since i was 20yr.
    have severe fibromyalgia (so no
    exercise here) can barely get
    around. fall a lot, but
    now i have Titan (collie boy,
    service/seizure alert/mobility)
    so, he is a big help against

    i also am a alpha-1 baby. that
    is alpha-1 antitrypsen defiecency.

    that occurs from the 'liver' not
    producing enough trypsen. this
    has caused me to have CHF and
    COPD. inherited, no smoking.

    so, i am agraid of statins. i
    don't want to die from liver damage.


    billh99 responded:
    I have no idea of the type of potential liver problems from statins has any relationship to the to lack of tryspen. It might compound that problem or might be completely unrelated.

    You really need to talk to a liver and/or lipid specialist.

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