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Mon, Jun 19 5:12am · Distolic heart failure

I am taking Atorvastatin for high cholesterol. Last week I started having joint pain in my knees and at times can barely walk. Could this medine cause this and what medicine is better for high cholesterol? [...]

Fri, Jun 16 3:45pm

I have started eating healthier and have lost 8lbs so far. Working on another 10lbs. Dr told me to stop taking statin till I could come in next week. My right knee has stopped hurting but my left knee has not. Anxious to go to dr. [...]

Fri, Jun 16 3:42pm

If my cholesterol is way down why would I have to keep taking unless it starts going up? I go to dr next week. [...]

Mon, Jun 12 12:21pm

I have a dr app next week. I wanted to ask here before I go to dr. Thank you [...]

Wed, May 17 1:53pm · Diastolic heart failure

I am a 72 yr old female. I have been diagnosed with diastolic heart failure, hardening of arorta.. I also have hypothyroid. My blood pressure had been high for yrs and cholesterol was very high. I had an echocardiogram three yrs ago and was never treated for heart failure till [...]

Fri, Mar 31 9:32pm

Thank you. My BP is in 130/80 range. And I have been on thyroid meds for 30 yrs. I am just totally scared of the words heart failure and needed to hear from people like you. My family history is full of heart problems. [...]