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Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment in the Real World

Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment in the Real World Opinion Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment PERSPECTIVE in the Real World You’ll Live Longer, but You Might Not Like It They say that the most dangerous kind of ignorance is We tried switching to a lower dose of a different statin Jonathan McDonagh Golden Valley, not knowing what you don’t know. It took me a long time (fromsimvastatintopravastatinsodium),butIfoundthat Minnesota. to realize I had statin-related cognitive impairment be- the symptoms came back. So, we decided that I should cause I had no idea what it was. give up the statins altogether and try to manage my A few years ago, I found myself slowly sinking into cholesterol levels with diet. It turns out, knowing that a sea of troubles. My work productivity gradually the “miracle drug” wouldn’t work for me gave me the slumped, I had trouble remembering names and motivation to finally deal with my weight. I’ve lost 20 kg appointments, and I started having more trouble to date. designing technical solutions for my clients. I had less It’s disappointing to miss out on some of the car- energy for my family, and I felt grumpy and depressed diovascular benefits that statins may provide. But it’s about it. more important to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment in the Real World

JAMA Internal Medicine , Volume 174 (12) – Dec 1, 2014

Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment in the Real World

Abstract

Opinion Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment PERSPECTIVE in the Real World You’ll Live Longer, but You Might Not Like It They say that the most dangerous kind of ignorance is We tried switching to a lower dose of a different statin Jonathan McDonagh Golden Valley, not knowing what you don’t know. It took me a long time (fromsimvastatintopravastatinsodium),butIfoundthat Minnesota. to realize I had statin-related cognitive impairment be- the symptoms came back. So, we decided that I...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2014 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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2168-6106
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2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.5376
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25347692
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Abstract

Opinion Statin-Related Cognitive Impairment PERSPECTIVE in the Real World You’ll Live Longer, but You Might Not Like It They say that the most dangerous kind of ignorance is We tried switching to a lower dose of a different statin Jonathan McDonagh Golden Valley, not knowing what you don’t know. It took me a long time (fromsimvastatintopravastatinsodium),butIfoundthat Minnesota. to realize I had statin-related cognitive impairment be- the symptoms came back. So, we decided that I should cause I had no idea what it was. give up the statins altogether and try to manage my A few years ago, I found myself slowly sinking into cholesterol levels with diet. It turns out, knowing that a sea of troubles. My work productivity gradually the “miracle drug” wouldn’t work for me gave me the slumped, I had trouble remembering names and motivation to finally deal with my weight. I’ve lost 20 kg appointments, and I started having more trouble to date. designing technical solutions for my clients. I had less It’s disappointing to miss out on some of the car- energy for my family, and I felt grumpy and depressed diovascular benefits that statins may provide. But it’s about it. more important to

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JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2014

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