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Trailblazing Thursdays: The Side Effects of Statins

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More than half a million Americans die of heart disease every year. Without statins, a cholesterol-reducing drug, that number could be even more staggering.

There’s no doubt about it: in a world wrought with obesity, diabetes, and heart disease, statins are a necessary and beneficial part of traditional medicine. But how safe are they? Do the benefits outweigh the negative side effects?

The answer: It depends.

First, let’s take a look at some of the most common side effects of statins.

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Trailblazing Thursdays: Whole Foods’ War on GMO’s

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WellnessFX is turning healthcare on its head by putting health data back into the hands of the individual. For decades Americans have been indoctrinated with a certain way to eat, exercise, and be healthy, but more and more we’re finding that not everything is as it seems. Trailblazing Thursdays is a weekly highlight on how new research, individuals, and organizations are challenging the status quo to make you healthier.

First on the list: Whole Foods Takes Stand on GMO Labels

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.