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Study Shows That Statin Meds Reduce The “Good” Brown Fat

Some individuals have the brown kind of adipose (or fatty) tissue as well as white adipose tissue. Brown adipose tissue assists in converting fat and sugar into heat. Individuals having brown adipose tissue regulate their body temperature better, particularly in the wintertime, and they are more unlikely to be affected by diabetes or excess weight.… Read More »

Statin when cholesterol is normal

Compared to younger adults, older adults are more likely to suffer serious side effects from using statins. You and your doctor should look carefully at the risks and benefits of statins, especially if you are older and do not have heart disease. Side effects, like muscle pain, may increase. Their doctors usually prescribe statins to… Read More »