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Lipitor Thief of Memory

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When Dr. Duane Graveline, former astronaut, aerospace medical research scientist, flight surgeon, and family doctor is given Lipitor to lower his cholesterol, he temporarily loses his short-term memory. Urged a year later to resume the drug at half dose, he lost both short-term and retrograde memory and was finally diagnosed in a hospital ER as having transient global amne ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Duane Graveline MD MPH (first published 2004)
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Robert Alvarez
Jun 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I have been taking Lipitor for a long time. I have had memory issues for a very long time. If the last few years it has been getting worst. After reading several articles, I stopped taking Lipitor about 5 months ago.

Now there has been one very important side effect that I did not realize. I have had two operations on my left food. I use to get terrible cramps in my foot in the middle of the night. my doctors said it was my shoes which they were correct on. Changing shoes help but only a little.
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Paul
Apr 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
For many people, a book about a commonly prescribed anti-cholesterol drug (Statin) doesn't hold much interest - that is, until your doctor prescribes it for you. Duane creates a compelling argument against this family of drugs, and he backs it up with a host of well-researched reference articles and papers. So much of this research about the damage these drugs can cause is only coming to light now through the tireless efforts of people like Duane to stop them being buried by the drug companies.

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