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    Are you asking if anyone has had a 20 minute aura migraine? Are you asking if it is normal or unusual? I'm not sure what your question is.

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      Just people's experience, my question Would be can anyone link these to statins? I've been on statins around 5 weeks and had two 20 min aura migraines .

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      I don't know about the statins, but a 20 minute aura is not unusual. Mine always last 20-30 minutes.

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      Thanks for replying think I will stop them for a week see how things go I also ache from waist down hips knees etc , was on them around a year ago and although cholesterol levels dropped dramatically over 3 weeks I ached then too.
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      Personally, I would never take statins. They often cause more harm than good. If you are having those kinds of symptoms, you should be careful. There are many safe alternatives to them. I don't know how high your cholesterol is, but I know a lot of doctors prescribe statins even when it's not that high. My husband and I take ground flax seed every day and both have great cholesterol readings. I know a lot of people who take Red Yeast Rice, which is a supplement you can get at health food stores. In fact, my MD usually tells people to try that first. But I am no doctor and can only tell you what we do. You need to decide for yourself.

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      I hate meds full stop my cholesterol was 7 which is what it was last year before statins, but because my alt and ast were raised GP said to go on them. Think we are all different and dont/can't fit into regulations.

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