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... Doing well still on 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily. I am having my lipid panel done later this week. I am eager to see my results as I have been on 2,000mg immediate release daily for the past six months. ... (5 replies)
... Arizona, DId you ever try Inositol Hexanicotinate? I've been taking it for several months now - but only about 500-750mg/day. The first time I tried it my lips tingled and my throat got scratchy, and I still feel uncomfortable trying to get up to 1000mg+. So far it hasn't had much effect on my HDL... HubbleRules :cool: (17 replies)
... I just saw from one of your other posts that you are also diabetic. Ordinary niacin can sometimes raise blood sugar in diabetics. ... (17 replies)

... Niaspan on top of my Crestor and Zetia to see if I could get my HDL numbers up some. Well I tried the 500 mg for about two weeks and I had to stop. My fasting sugar numbers went up about 30 points. Also, the Prandin I am on did not work as well. I felt horrible on this medication. I had to stop the Niaspan. ... (3 replies)
... My Doctor today upped my Niacin dosage to 1,500mg taken once at bed time immediate release crystalline Niacin. ... (14 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)
... Niacin may not raise blood sugar levels high enough to cause diabetes in NORMAL people, but can raise blood sugar levels is diabetes suseptable people such as yourself. Normal people have fasting sugar of usually less than 90. ... (22 replies)
... Increasing exercise usually also helps raise your HDL. ... (4 replies)
... Blood sugar should be fine at doses up to 2000 mg. Doses above trhat can raise your blood sugar. ... (14 replies)
... In addition to diet and lifestyle measures, there are a number of natural compounds that can effectively improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels. ... (6 replies)
... Great CRP number. In regard to glucose, the normal range was modified about 8 months ago for most testing labs. In Aug 2004 my blood glusose was 109 which my doctor said was normal. When tested again Nov 2004 my glucose dropped to 103 which my doctor said was a bit high. ... (14 replies)
... Yes you bring up an excellent point and I agree. In deed in Chinese medicine Red Yeast Rice can be taken in very high amounts. ... (4 replies)
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Dec 12, 2003
... When combined with vitamin C, Niacin will inhibit LPa formation and mitigates its adverse effects. ... (16 replies)
... reason for high triglycerides. Sugar is probably the greatest offender. ... (4 replies)
... many say anything over 2,000mg can raise your Blood sugar. ... (27 replies)
... Free Niacin put out by the "Now" brand. I am working my way up to 1500mg which will be 3 caps. I also drink Minute Maid orange juice labeled Heart Wise so I can get the cholesterol lowering Sterol's yum yum. ... (95 replies)
... Rig9300, I'm very impressed with the seriousness and determination you demonstrate. I wish I was even half as serious. I believe your serious health regimen has warded off lot's of potential problems. I think your numbers are great. The CRP and homocysteine are better than aveage, and your total chol is under 200. As far as your concern about your HDL, your ratios are... (18 replies)
... Good information as I love potatoes and sweets accept that I avoid sweet sugar drinks and have avoided them for about 15 years now due to teeth. So that was a good thing. ... (30 replies)
Dec 19, 2005
... inflammatory properties. And fish oil turned out to be more effective even though it did not lower cholesterol levels. As for nitric oxide, higher blood levels tend to relax arteries, thus resulting in improved blood flow. How else can you raise your level of nitric oxide? ... (11 replies)
... I already take 3000mg of immediate release niacin for HDL. Which raises it nicely, doctors happy here. Doesn't do anything for LDL though. I also told him that it will raise my blood sugar, said he'd look it up. ... (8 replies)

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