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... I am thinking of stopping the Red Yeast rice and taking 500mg Niacin twice daily. Is this also effective in lowering LDL and TRIG. My LDL and TRIG are great now but I really want to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
... e red yeast rice. Your total cholesterol is not even close to being high. In fact, it's rather low. However, I do agree that you should try to raise the HDL. Niacin should help. I know it has helped me. ... (23 replies)
... I also got cramps taking Lipitor. I also got neck and joint aches. When my liver enzymes began to rise my doctor switched me to a lower dose of Pravachol, which is a much milder drug. ... (5 replies)

... s approval and under his care. He approved of me taking 1,000mg Niacin a day and I am due to have another lipid panel done in February. I am slightly confused on what form of Niacin will be best to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I was wondering which to avoid. Many years ago I read that timed release formulations of vitamins and also prescription drugs could not equal the continual slow dose of a manual approach. ... (8 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. ... (34 replies)
... First of all, anxiety is stress, and stress has been known to elevate cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
LP(a) over 100!
Jun 10, 2008
... You need to give us the rest of his numbers, i.e. ... (7 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 replies)
Dec 18, 2007
... To give you your answer, niacin is most theriputic at 2000 mg a day. It is best taken at bedtime, for the best results. ... (6 replies)
... I take prescription Niaspan, which is just a prescription form of niacin that reduces the "flushing" that occurs with immediate release niacin. ... (7 replies)
... A very useful benchmark - thanks! (6 replies)
... I took pravachol for 2 or 3 years. It seemed to have the least amount of side effects out of the 3 statins I have been on... but also improved my cholesterol numbers the least. Stick with it to see how it goes. ... (6 replies)
... Glad to see that you have received positive results with your numbers. Yes immediate release Niacin can be extremely intense at first. Currently, I take 1,500mg immediate release at bed time. I still flush but am used to it. ... (11 replies)
... I take one twin labs 1,000mg capsule at bed time. Niaspan is time released Niacin available by prescription only. ... (23 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 13, 2007
... You're taking SLO Niacin... and I can't speak to how well that works or how well any other form of niacin works other than Niaspan, other than what I have read. ... (13 replies)
... Heck... if you can manage 2000 mg fast release niacin a day... go for it. Most people can't handle it... me included. This type of niacin is suppose to be about the best form... but intolerable to most. ... (23 replies)
... four times a day, for a total of 1000mg. I would hesitate to go much beyond that unless I was under a doctor's care. But that dosage has resulted in a significant increase in my HDL. ... (17 replies)
... t HDL and cholesterol back then. I only started taking it because I heard that it was a good supplement to take for overall cardiovascular health, and that it is best to use a supplement which has been standardized for its allicin content. ... (26 replies)
Very low hdl
Jun 13, 2005
... I can't think of anyone I've seen where the advice "Eat more eggs" would be more appropriate. Eggs typically increase both HDL and LDL, but with your low TC, you can take it. ... (3 replies)

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