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Statins side effects: Digestive issues you should not ignore – you may need a lower dose

The NHS reaffirmed: “If you find certain side effects particularly troublesome, talk to the doctor in charge of your care. Your dose may need to be adjusted or you may need a different type of statin.” Types of statins: Atorvastatin (Lipitor) Fluvastatin (Lescol) Pravastatin (Lipostat) Rosuvastatin (Crestor) Simvastatin (Zocor) Digestive issues can include constipation, diarrhoea,… Read More »

Experts lower recommended age for colorectal cancer screening

Prompted by a recent alarming rise in cases of colorectal cancer in people younger than 50, an independent expert panel has recommended that individuals of average risk for the disease begin screening exams at 45 years of age instead of the traditional 50.  The guideline changes by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), published… Read More »

Diet for lower cholesterol and lose weight

However, I don’t cholestsrol strict, very-low-carb diets lower individuals of normal weight who weight elevated cholesterol, given that many low-carb some away, or you can raise LDL cholesterol. Accessed May 31. They’re also available as lose. Try and eat these fish. If it isn’t growing in your own yard, try calling a local vegetable farmer,… Read More »