Nocebos and statins

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Nocebos and statins

Post by Fishnut » Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:56 pm

Research suggests that most of the negative side-effects of statins are nocebos. The linked Guardian article is worth a read and goes into some of the limitations of the research.

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Re: Nocebos and statins

Post by Tessa K » Tue Nov 17, 2020 12:16 pm

Fishnut wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:56 pm
Research suggests that most of the negative side-effects of statins are nocebos. The linked Guardian article is worth a read and goes into some of the limitations of the research.
Interesting. I know someone who swears his Type 2 diabetes was caused by statins rather than being long-term obese.

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