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Has Anyone Used The Injections That Lower Cholesterol?

Has Anyone Used The Injections That Lower Cholesterol?

I am going to start taking Pralulent injections this week and hoping that they work as I cant take Statins.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Been on repatha ibelieve 3+ years....no bad issues other then my wallet....tried regular stations bad reaction....so I guess everyone is different in response?

Does Anyone Refuse To Take A Statin And Do You Have High Cholesterol

Does Anyone Refuse To Take A Statin And Do You Have High Cholesterol

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Steven,

I guess you are really getting at what you put into your body seriously. I went Vegan in January 2018 and cut out everything that wasn't plant based and dropped my LDL from 187 to 119. As you… read more

I Am Wondering If Anyone Has Suffered Severe Muscle Pain That Has Been Attributed To Statins?

I Am Wondering If Anyone Has Suffered Severe Muscle Pain That Has Been Attributed To Statins?

I have been taking statins for four years without any seemingly big side effects. However, in the last six months, I have developed severe pain in my hips and legs, enough that I cannot sleep without pain medication. Can it be the statins?

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Yes my sister has had these....repatha elequist...do not seem to have those effects

High Cac Score!

High Cac Score!

Family heart disease history. I recently had a cac heart scan. My numbers were 565! Over 400 is severe heart disease. Any body else diagnosed???

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Mine there too. Now on Crestor

Calcium Scan

Calcium Scan

Anyone out there who had a high calcium scan over 400, and what did your Cardiologist recommend? Thank you.
Bob

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

Mine was mid 500. Now on crestor. Really no symptoms.

Statins And Muscle Pain

Statins And Muscle Pain

I suffer from hyperlipidemia & familial high cholesterol, it is imperative I take my meds, @Lipitor and Zetia. My muscle pain and weakness is debilitating. I was tested for the muscle and tissue breakdown and was negative yet I suffer from the soreness. I needed authorization for refill which took a week and another week bc the pharmacy failed to order my meds. In that week being off the meds, no more pain. I then tried all the natural supplements, same story...sore. No matter my diet, I… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I had the same issue. I'm on Repatha and Ezetimbe for cholesterol. Plavix for blood thinner. It was the less of two evils. Good luck to you and don't give up.

Is 227 Total Cholesterol In HA Or Stroke Range ?

Is 227 Total Cholesterol In HA Or Stroke Range ?

Update : doc wants me on low dose crestor ( any thoughts/suggestions etc)

( BP use to be 100/70)
Is 226 total cholesterol in heart attack or stroke range ?( my BP use to be 100/70)It’s creeping up now to 130/85 , sometimes it’s lower I don’t take any scripts Only bergamot and phytosterols

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

https://www.polar.com/us-en/all-sensors
Polar sensors

Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

Advised To Stop Rivaroxaban.

I had a quadruple in March and also experienced AF and so was put on Rivaroxaban.A Cardiologist recently advised me after a 24 hour monitor which showed no AF that I should stop taking Rivaroxaban.He admitted it was a calculated move judging what was more likely a bleed or a stroke.The same monitor also showed that I have a slow heartbeat and so along with the Rivaroxaban the cardiologist advised me to stop taking a 1.25 mg beta blocker.My blood pressure went up immediately and my heart rate… read more

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

I know through Perscription assistance 123 after meeting $1150.00 with other scripts they will pick it up paying them about $59.00 a month . I met my $500.00 already so I get my preludent/ Farxiga /… read more

Which Meds Are You On For Your Heart.?

Which Meds Are You On For Your Heart.?

Hello I am on approx. 8 different medications . What each one does I haven't a clue.

Hydralazine 50 mg. 3 x a day
Bumetanide 1 mg 3 2x a day
Metolazone2.5 mg
Metoprolol 50 mg
Isosoribide 20 mg
Famotidine 20 mg
Asprim 81mg
Potassium

Sorry for the spellings, can't find my glasses

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member

14 meds a day 2 injections. CAD diabetes,cholestrol,high bp and anxiety and depression. What a nightmare to keep up with I'm 63.