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Originally Posted by street View Post
He did leave it up to me but I feel the side affects would be more harm then good. That is my thinking but not sure if that is correct or not.
Originally Posted by MRG View Post
I had a cardiologist tell me I needed to be on one cause my numbers were a little off. I agreed to talk to my PCP. His response was 'I'll write you a script, but I wouldn't take a statin with the numbers you have".
The pros and cons of statins have been discussed many times in this forum. If you do a bit of searching you can find every possible opinion from every possible source, both good and bad.

I don't want to get that argument going again, but I would urge anyone confused about it to do some research.

I thought growing old would take longer.
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