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Statin Drugs Side Effects Outweigh Benefits

Statin medications have side effects and risks.

Each person should assess the benefits versus the risks of taking these medications.

At best, statins delay heart disease, not prevent it.

Medical literature does not support the concept that the benefits outweigh the risks of statin medications.

Fish Oil Outperforms Statins and Other Medications

Scientists compared the efficacy of various treatments for decreasing death rates from heart disease and all causes. The treatments tested were: fish oil, statins, fibrates, niacin, and diet

Fish oil resulted in a 23% decrease in death from all causes and a 32% decrease in death from heart disease.

Statins resulted in a 13% decrease in death from all causes and a 22% decrease in death from heart disease

Fish oil out performed statins in death from heart disease and all causes

Fish oil has no side effects while statins can result in muscle pain, weakness, memory loss, and liver damage