I had a heart attack 2 years come June, I have not taken statins for 10 months as I got memory loss and my joints ached. My throyroid is concern (underactive) my colestral is now 5.9 but the bit I don;t understand is one doctor said it was 3.4 and now 3.5, and said it was ok, had to come clean about not taking statins as I was told to take 40mg, then we agreed I should take 10mg. I have seen another doctor that has put me on another statin of 20mg with a view of going up to 40mg of statin. I was told that my thyroid had nothing to do with my colestral going up (it was fine last November) had blood tests in February when my thyroid became concern, the other doctor said that an underactive thyroid could cause raised colestral and joint pain.
I don't know what to belive?
No one is interested in my thyroid problem and all they are interested in is giving me statins.
can anyone give me advice please