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Best niacin?
Oct 23, 2002
... What is the best niacin to buy? ... (2 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)
... That's correct. If you do want to start the Flush you really should start at a very low dose, like 50 or 100mg. and then ramp up slowly. You want the flushing effect, just not too much of it. Best, Tess (4 replies)

... I don't usually drink so this has made all my friends jealous. I will up my niacin but with these results the doctor doesn't even want to see me. ... (23 replies)
... I think your desire to get off Statins a good plan. You just need to find supplemental products that will work best for you. ... (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)
... Oh and the best way to raise HDL is daily BOOZE. ... (23 replies)
... Oh and the best way to raise HDL is daily BOOZE. ... (23 replies)
... as Nicotinic Acid. I had very bad flushes until I switched to Doctor's best Real Niacin. ... (23 replies)
... Flush Niacin will work for increasing HDL. If you want to lower LDL you might consider Red Yeast Rice and CoQ10 supplements. However, the brand of RYR is important. ... (23 replies)
... You know I agree-you can't beat statins for lowering cholesterol. If someone with truly high-cholesterol is trying to get their numbers to a range that will please MOST Dr.'s-they are going to have to resort to statins. I say "resort to" because I think statins should be considered only after you have exhausted other avenues to get the numbers in a "comfortable range". I also... (23 replies)
... Hahaha! I know what you're saying, and my cholesterol is certainly hereditary so diet will only have a minimal impact. I'm on 100mg of Niacin, which I now feel is a bit wimpish :-) when I get my bloods done next week I'll have some idea of how the land lies. My HDL is the main issue, and that throws out the ratio reading, the LDL is usually not such a big deal. (23 replies)
... There are no effective alternatives to statins...sorry. Perhaps that drastic diet, I forget his name, with no animal foods and <10% fat by calories....aah, ORNISH. But who can eat like that? Niacin, if over 2,000 mg/day, can help with HDL but that dose would have me in a coffin fast. Even at 500 mg., the flush, with swollen lips and eyes, feels like death is imminent. (23 replies)
... Niacin is on my short list of supplements to consider when I dump my statins for good! What is better- regular or time-release version? (23 replies)
... What mg of niacin do you take? ... (23 replies)
... what about niacin? (23 replies)
... so, but by the end I had been through all the ones you mention and on some level they all caused a reaction, with me it was fatigue. I have been off them for the best part of four or five months now and have more energy than I can remember in years. ... (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)
... h was "More on Niaspan"I was very happy at the improvement in my cholesterol numbers then which were TC147,HDL52, LDL 87, Ratio2.85. I have been taking 3000mg of niacin since that time, 1500mg morning and 1500mg evening with very good results. I get blood tests every 6 months and they are always excellent. ... (3 replies)
... My latest numbers are down a bit,but need work,and i refuse a statin! total 182 from 189 tri 88 from 121 Hdl 30 ugh! from 28 Ldl 134 from 137 Up to this point i have only taken Omega 3's and increased my exercise. ************************************** (8 replies)

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