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    Study: Statins May Be Linked to Fatigue
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Some people who take cholesterol-lowering statins may feel zapped of energy and/or experience fatigue during exercise, a new study shows.

    Click the link above to learn more.

    If you're currently taking a statin or have been on one in the past, did you notice this side effect?

    Haylen
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    bobby75703 responded:
    Excellent article. Notice it said "perceived benefit"

    This underscores the point I have been trying to drive home for years. The "benefit" from statins is only perceived in the mind of the consumer, based upon its ability to lower cholesterol, and consumer perception this somehow translates into lower risk for heart disease.


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