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... You ask many great questions here. All I can say from personal experience prior to six months ago I took a high dosage of Red Yeast Rice 1,200mg twice daily for over three years with no issues and no side effects. However, Red Yeast Rice is a natural statin and acts like a statin. ... (5 replies)
... Red Yeast Rice was banned, but is now readily available. Several of the top nutritional supplement companies sell RYR in 600mg capsules. ... (26 replies)
... You are right. We do not know the amount of statins in each Red Yeast Rice product. If you were to take one brand and switch to another the amount of statins will be completely different as there is no one to one ratio with this herb. ... (5 replies)

... If it acts like statin, then why is it better? how do we know the amount of statin in the RYR? (playing devil's advocate). Why would you rather take the ryr over the statin? If your doctor doesn't think it's "safe" then is it??? I'm taking it again (RYR) but just not sure it's the best thing to do. I'm only taking 600mg per day. Waiting for new blood work in... (5 replies)
... I'll let you know in about one week. I go for my annual physical next week and get my blood drawn this Friday. I am trying taffyboyo's recipe for 8 weeks to see if it works for me. ... (11 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Mar 16, 2005
... Thanks so much for that post! If you also have any recommendations on the highest quality brand, I would love to check that out.. (33 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Mar 16, 2005
... Yes, most do contain statin, especially the higher end brands. Years ago they all contained statin and they all stated on their lable the type and amount. Then the FDA got involved and applied pressure. ... (33 replies)
... remove plaque and lowering LDL. ... (4 replies)
... I congratulate you on trying exercise and diet to alter your lipid values. But you do have rather elevated lipid values there, so medication may eventually be needed. ... (30 replies)
... Thanks for your response. I am happy that Red yeast Rice has worked well for you as too! I have been on it for three years and it has kept me off of taking any prescription statins. I am currently on 1,000mg immediate release Niacin at bed time to help boost my HDL. ... (35 replies)
... bill every month , no offense but this certainly sounds like overkill , if you eat a balanced diet you should not need all these extra vitamins , I can see the red yeast rice and the niacin to bring the cholesterolc down but all the others seem like overkill . Whatever works I guess . ... (10 replies)
... Seeing your Trigs are quite high a low carb and low glycemic diet would be your best choice of foods. Many folks here have tried Red Yeast Rice to help lower their numbers, it is a natural statin. Vitamin C is a good vitamin as well. ... (4 replies)
... The issue with niacin I had were minor palpitations and some fatigue. For the majority people this will never occur. But I did a trial for 6 months and it never went away, until I stopped it. ... (6 replies)
... reactive protein, homocysteine and vitamin D levels. Eating right before getting tested can throw the values off, so that test you took is probably worthless. And high HDL is a good thing, by the way. ... (4 replies)
... reactive protein. Might as well get your vitamin D levels checked too. It'll give you a better idea what your true cholesterol numbers are and if you have any inflammation going on. ... (4 replies)
Apr 25, 2008
... reactive protein, and homocysteine tests. ... (7 replies)
... The properties of satins is so small that it poses no problem for most people. You have to try it and see for yourself. It is used by thousands of people and also used by the Chinese for centuries. ... (25 replies)
... It makes me angry to even read anything like this. You did NOT need to be put on anything. Someone else posted that their heart doctor said ideally HDL and LDL should be equal. Where are these doctors getting their information? ... (35 replies)
... In June, I developed a really bad case of prostatitis. The condition was treated with antibiotics and the cure was confirmed by PSA testing. The pain in my groin muscles continued to get worse. I asked the Dr. ... (35 replies)
... Your LDL is high, but your trig's and HDL are excellent. ... (34 replies)

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