STATINS, CHOLESTEROL DEFICIENCY AND MENTAL HEALTH

STATINS, CHOLESTEROL DEFICIENCY AND MENTAL HEALTH

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WILLIAM SHAW, PHD

Case series and data from adverse drug reaction reports have demonstrated the occurrence of psychiatric reactions associated with statin treatment of high cholesterol.  Although high cholesterol may be associated with heart disease, low cholesterol is associated with a variety of illnesses such as impaired immunity, cancer, violence, and cognitive impairment. The genetic, nutritional, and drug effects on cholesterol metabolism and the potential benefits of increasing cholesterol in the treatment of psychiatric disorders will be reviewed in detail.

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