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Ask the doctor. I have just stopped taking a statin drug because it was causing muscle pain. To control my cholesterol I'm now taking ground flaxseed and a daily red yeast rice pill. Are these supplements effective for lowering cholesterol?

Fabiny A. Ask the doctor. I have just stopped taking a statin drug because it was causing muscle pain. To control my cholesterol I'm now taking ground flaxseed and a daily red yeast rice pill. Are these supplements effective for lowering cholesterol? Harv Womens Health Watch. 2014 Mar; 21(7):2.

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