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Taking a statin drug to lower cholesterol? Consider supplementing with CoQ10

You may have heard that CoQ10 is good for your heart. You might be surprised to learn that the statin drugs that you take to lower your cholesterol, and therefore to lower your risk of heart disease, lower your CoQ10 levels as well. Therefore the statin drugs may be benefitting you in one way, but harming you in another. There is evidence that statin drugs can cause myopathy (muscle injury) including cardiomyopathy and liver damage to about 1% of people …

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