Statin Side Effects
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1476 , Segment 2
Episode: Statin Nocebos, Hydrogen Fuel, Greek Tragedies
- Nov 24, 2020 9:00 pm
- 15:06 mins
Guest: John Kelley, Deputy Director, Program in Placebo Studies and Therapeutic Interactions, Harvard Medical School, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Endicott College People who take statins for high cholesterol often complain of side effects like fatigue, muscle aches, and nausea. But when patients participating in a clinical trial had their statins swapped out for placebo pills, they still complained of side effects. So was it all in their head?