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Study Shorts 5 * Statins – Atherosclerosis & Heart Failure * Arsenic – Moss * EBV – Autoimmune Disease * Progesterone – TBI * Frankincense – Endotoxin

Statins stimulate atherosclerosis and heart failure: pharmacological mechanisms.

This article reviews some of the mechanisms that may lead to increased risk of heart problems from statin medications. They are metabolic poisons affecting vitamin K2 and CoQ10.

“In contrast to the current belief that cholesterol reduction with statins decreases atherosclerosis, we present a perspective that statins may be causative in coronary artery calcification and can function as mitochondrial toxins that impair muscle function in the heart and blood vessels through the depletion of coenzyme Q10 and ‘heme A’, and thereby ATP generation.