The statin wars

This is an enlightening series of letters to the editor in regards to the launch of a new statin. What I find interesting about the whole statin thing is that, when the dust all settles, I believe that statins’ benefits will not be related to it’s ability to lower cholesterol but by some other mechanism (most likely some type of anti-inflammatory action). The whole issue is reminds me of a circus, with physicians knowledgeable in functional medicine having little problem lower a patient’s cholesterol and overall burden of inflammation without drugs.

The Journal : Back Issues.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.