I was wondering if anyone here has experienced hair loss from taking a statin. My husband was placed on Lipitor about 5 months ago and has noticed that he's losing more than a normal amount of hair. His hairline isn't receding; it's thinning from all over.
jeannine as Jon suggests, it's a possibility, but hair loss could be linked to all sorts of issues. Certainly, genetics play a huge role as does stress and many other issues. In my case, I started turning bald about age 40, ten years before I started taking statins. I wear my bald pate proudly, and I must tell you, a low cholesterol level trumps a head of hair!
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