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... Usually regular exercise, at least 30 minutes 3 days a week helps, as does a small glass of red wine each day. Others on here have taken Niacin to raise it, but be careful with that, especially if U are on any other meds. Have U spoken with your dr. at all about how to raise it, and how low is it? ... (13 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)
... I also believe that NIACIN helps. I am currently taking aprrox. ... (13 replies)

... I take one twin labs 1,000mg capsule at bed time. Niaspan is time released Niacin available by prescription only. ... (23 replies)
... Immediate release Niacin is the benchmark for all other forms of niacin to compare to. The reason other forms of niacin were developed is that most can't take the flushing from immediate release Niacin. ... (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)
... If you do a search right on this board you will see many conversations about alternative ways to deal with cholesterol issues. ... (2 replies)
... ince deafness, Alzheimers and a touch of autism is endemic in the profession. Nothing wrong with discussing your options but as with all life decisions, they are best life to the life holder who has the most to lose and not your doctor who is just a high paid service provider eh? ... (23 replies)
Battling with HDL
May 12, 2014
... if so, yes, ramping up slowly to 1500mg or higher should raise your HDL. If you don't get enough fiber a fiber supplement, like Psyllium husk capsules, would also help greatly. ... (10 replies)
... The best bet for raising HDL and lowering triglicerides is niacin. There is nothing better. Niacin is about the only thing available to raise HDL. You can also raise it by increasing fat intake in the form of extra virgin olive oil, avacado, cheese, butter, and animal fat. ... (7 replies)
... I agree with you completely and know that Niaspan is an excellent option for those that do not want to take statins. I can not attest but what I have heard from many Niaspan has worked great them. ... (23 replies)
... I can attest to how great Niaspan is and works. ... (23 replies)
New Numbers
Oct 28, 2004
... however, is like an empty taxi. It goes out to the tissues and picks up excess cholesterol, then transports it back to the liver. In the liver the cholesterol is either recycled for future use or excreted into bile. ... (8 replies)
... I would also recommend supplementing to lower your LDL and raise your HDL. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with you fully and fully understand why you do not want to take a statin. My Doctor is a firm believer on treating things naturally. He put me on Red yeast Rice three years ago and it helped my numbers significantly. ... (23 replies)
... It would be best to tell your Doctor even if you are taking 500mg of Niacin and or any over the counter dietary supplements. Niacin is a very powerful substance and has the potential to cause problems if you are not under the care of a Doctor. ... (23 replies)
... Add some good fats to your diet... I understand that helps raise HDL too. Try fresh avacado's and use extra virgin olive oil. You can also bump up your Niaspan to 3000 mg as long as you are watching your liver closely. Niacin is probably the best at increading HDL. ... (3 replies)
... In all seriousness so many people in our country try to Doctor them selves and that is not a good idea. ... (23 replies)
... you have to start very slow with a very low dose, like 50 to 100 mg. because of the flushing effect. Then you would very slowly raise the dose over months so that you are eventually getting about 1200 to 1500 mg. a day. But as I said, you have to ramp up in small increments. ... (6 replies)

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