Do you need Statins?

Healthnut
3 min readOct 9, 2021

Statins are typically prescribed for lowering cholesterol. They are quite controversial both in medical community and general public. Personally for me it has not been an issue so far. However, I have read a lot about heart disease as it is a big concern for Diabetics.

If somebody has already had a heart attack(technical term is myocardial infarction) before, Statins may be a way to prevent future occurrence. But for remaining population who have no precedence of heart attack, value of Statin use is highly suspect. Also long term Statin use can cause diabetes and muscle weakness. Diabetes…

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