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... I have been taking RYR and Flush Niacin for a number of years. I had genetically high cholesterol but my numbers are stellar. I also try to eat low carb and get plenty of fiber. ... (19 replies)
... Tess, thank you, thank you thank you! This is the affirmation I needed to hear because I am going AMA on this. My family doctor is a great man who has gone out of his way always for his patients. ... (19 replies)
... Cholestoff, in addition to plant sterols, has a lot of other ingredients I wouldn't want to ingest. I take Nature's Plus Red Yeast Rice for my LDL. ... (2 replies)

... I did read the book-and learned quite a bit. I'm in the middle of another book-Poisoned and have one waiting after that "How Statin Drugs Really Lower cholesterol" I think that statins can play a role in helping with someone who has cardiac issues....if that someone can tolerate the treatment. I'm also wondering however, if statins could play a role in doing harm in someone... (23 replies)
... BTW, Red Yeast Rice IS a statin, lovastatin to be precise. That's why it works for some people. ... (23 replies)
... By 2004 I could stand what I KNEW to be angina pain no more, and I went to see a crack interventional cardiologist. He said I had TEXTBOOK angina and ordered an immediate angiogram. ... (23 replies)
... and switched to a new doctor that is willing to try his advice. ... (23 replies)
... of niacin after meals. I am to increase the dose week by week until I get to 500 per day. We shall see if that helps. ... (12 replies)
... SR preparations first came out without the understanding of the increased exposure to the live, and like IR niacin, were dosed similarly, ie 1000mg three times daily. These are the doses and regimen that are hepatotoxic. ... (3 replies)
... If you do a search right on this board you will see many conversations about alternative ways to deal with cholesterol issues. ... (2 replies)
Niaspan absorption
Mar 25, 2009
... The best time to take Niaspan is before bedtime with a full glass of water. ... (1 replies)
... OTC immediate or slow release should be okay though. When taking high dose niacin, you really should take it under the care of a doctor. ... (9 replies)
LP(a) over 100!
Jun 10, 2008
... You need to give us the rest of his numbers, i.e. ... (7 replies)
... After seeing these results my Doctor wanted me to raise my HDL more as he was not confertable of having my HDL just 2 points above the normal range for men. ... (17 replies)
... ruary. As mentioned before I took Red Yeast Rice daily for the past three years with outstanding results. However my Doctor told me regardless of my numbers with Niacin he will, "Not", allow me to take Red Yeast Rice anymore. His main concern as a Doctor was the resent FDA warning on Red Yeast Rice products. ... (24 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)
... niacin my Doctor told me can cause a problem as it is released to slowly and has the potential to cause side effects. But immediate release and Niaspan are completely safe. Niaspan is available by RX only. ... (11 replies)
... What do you mean not safe to take? ... (11 replies)
... The niacin I take is prescription Niaspan. It's an extended niacin that doesn't cause nearly as much flushing as immediate release niacin. You have to get your Doctor to prescribe it. If you don't have insurance to pay for prescriptions, Niaspan can be quite expensive... ... (7 replies)
... Yes you would think that doctors would be up on this. The sad truth is that they are not. In fact from what I've read most cardio specialist are not up to date when it comes to cholesterol and the proper ways to treat the different possible patterns. ... (24 replies)

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