As we’ve been watching this flurry of articles and comments on the statin drug issue, it becomes clear that most people don’t understand the hugely negative influence industry has had on the prescription and sale of these drugs. Unsuspecting and uneducated, we have tended to blindly trust doctors who prescribe these drugs. It’s time to stop and educate ourselves.
Firstly we need to understand what cholesterol is and what its function is in the body. Cholesterol actually plays a critical role in body chemistry. As this article on the Personal Liberty website states
To suppress cholesterol levels with cholesterol drugs is to create degenerative disease.
Total sales of statin drugs is on a pace to reach $1 trillion by 2020, according to Dr. John Ioannidis, in an editorial he wrote for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JANA). This makes statins big business. But it’s business built on fraud and deceit.
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