• Statin Use Linked to Dementia

    26 days ago - By Mercola

    Worldwide, someone develops dementia every three seconds, and by 2030 it's estimated that 75 million will be living with the condition. 1 In the U.S. alone, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, and someone develops the disease every 65 seconds. 2
    Meanwhile, the use of statin cholesterol-lowering drugs doubled among U.S. adults from 2000 to 2011, 3 and U.S. doctors write more than 200 million prescriptions for such drugs every year. 4 In the fervor to lower cholesterol levels - a misguided strategy still being mistakenly promoted to...
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