Levett wrote:I'm not a physician, but I've got a mind that works and the study sounds strange.
oaksavannah wrote:Statins have also been linked (loosely linked) to memory loss.
NYTimes http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/0 ... the-brain/
When I mentioned the article to my doctor he said, "What would you rather have a stroke or some possible memory loss sometime in the future?"
Levett wrote:"A possible remedy, he continues, could be for people to get in shape and raise their aerobic fitness before starting the drug, but that’s an issue to discuss with your doctor. “There’s still a great deal we don’t understand” about how statins and exercise mix, he says."
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