The Aging Population is Exercising Less- Blame It on Statins

June 10, 2014 10:19 AM

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Statins are specific group of drugs which are helpful in reducing cholesterol levels and have been quite popular ever since they came into use. People with high cholesterol consider statins nothing less than life savers. However, the use of statins has been the topic of debate because of some side effects.

A recent study points out that patients who are on statins could also have to put with side effects like weakness, fatigue and muscle aches. The aforementioned study also suggests that older people ought to indulge in more physical activity in order to stay fit and healthy.

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