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the use of statins by women has been critized as not useful

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the use of statins by women has been critized as not useful and may have a connection with the development of altzeimers Any comment?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.

Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.

You can try and see where your LDL number goes.

Just take into consideration as to why we use statins - to decrease your cholesterol and to decrease the risk of a coronary artery block. So, Male vs Female - it has no bearing.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
what about altzeimers
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.

The research on this and the proof of association with statins and alzheimer's does not exist and many scientific papers have proven this.

I hope this helps, please click on ACCEPT, thank you for your question.

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