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... theories. You should look up more information on this. For Vitamin C and Niacin to be effective, they need to be seen as drugs at the very high dose levels often needed to provide any benefit. ... (6 replies)
... Take a look at post 28 in this thread by LipidProfiler. ... (38 replies)
... nt on myself. I do know that for Niacin to be effective for cholesterol control, higher doses need to taken, within the range of approx. 500mg to about 3000 mg a day. And Vitamin C a minimum of about 2,000 mg to a max of whatever you can tolerate. Apparently with Vitamin C the more the better. ... (6 replies)

Doctors and Lp(a)
Feb 28, 2005
... year old male who has never had a high cholesterol test. I am active as I have run 30 miles per week for the last 25 years. I did smoke from 16 to 28 years of age. ... (38 replies)
... complex vitamin and at least 2,000 mg a day of Immediate release Niacin. ... (13 replies)
... A VAP test will show your LDL and HDL particle sizes, Trigs, IDL, etc., and it's also a lot more accurate than a standard lipid test. If you ever looked at a regular cholesterol test, it says 'calculated LDL'. And it's simply that, a calculation. Various factors can make a standard cholesterol test unreliable. ... (3 replies)
... It sounds like you are doing a lot of the right things. Since you are taking vitamin D, just make sure to get those blood levels tested too. Sometimes 4K isn't enough, sometimes too much. I suggest fish oil too, if you aren't currently taking it. ... (6 replies)
Aug 11, 2004
... That is really a dangerously high level. ... (4 replies)
... I would continue taking the niacin as your current doctor recommended. I also think it may be a good idea to use the Pauling Therapy, which calls for high doses of vitamin C and lysine. You may even want to use proline as well. ... (38 replies)
Very high LP(a)
Sep 12, 2002
... readings came in at a whopping 147. ... (5 replies)
... It seems that Pauling was attempting to deal with this problem from a somewhat different perspective. ... (38 replies)
... I don't see where there's any problems with those numbers. Your HDL is excellent, and so are your triglycerides. Even with a total cholesterol of 203, with your HDL being in the 70s, and your triglycerides about 60, your LDL can't be much higher than 120. That's not so bad. ... (38 replies)
... Had bypass surgery 4 months ago due to family history. On aspirin/Crestor 10mg. Had blood tests taken last week, total cholesterol 31, HDL 50, LDL 73, also got Lp(a) tested - it was extremely high(120). Am concerned and want to try to lower the Lp(a), have read that th eonly way this can be lowered is by taking Niacin/Vitamin C. Has anybody else had this situation - would... (0 replies)
... but herbs carry more of a side effect risk. Ginkgo, Ginseng, Milk thistle, Grape Seed Extract and Pycnogenol are potent supplements that target heart health. ... (13 replies)
Doctors and Lp(a)
Jun 30, 2005
... New results. I went on the following (per day) 90 days ago: 1500 mg vit C 1500 mg lysine 400 mg vit E phosphate multi B vitamin 1200 mg red yeast extract Numbers 90 days ago by VAP: TC 185 (38 replies)
... I'm glad to hear that you are feeling much better, and I hope that these supplements are helping you. I also take vitamin C and lysine because the science appears to make sense, even though much of it is still theoretical. ... (38 replies)
High Lp(a)
Nov 19, 2004
... proline. Unfortunately they never gave us a follow up of their experience. I wonder if they are still participants in this group? ... (5 replies)
High Lp(a)
Nov 20, 2004
... is that high. These supplements are all extremely safe, as well as affordable. In my opinion, you should probably be taking the maximum recommended dosage of vitamin C, Lysine, and Proline. I have read quite a bit about the Pauling Therapy, and have even purchased the video. ... (5 replies)
Doctors and Lp(a)
Feb 28, 2005
... yo. In 2000 they put me on statins and I had a horrid reaction, as did I with the fibrate stuff, so I refuse to take anymore. I discussed this with the new dr. ... (38 replies)
... Gardeninggal, I've ready the same thing. Pauling recommended at least 3-6 grams of vitamin-c, plus about half as much L-Lysine, don't recall what his recommendation for L-Proline was.... I currently take both Vitamin-C and L-Lysing (3-4 grams and 1-2 grams respectively). Haven't found a source for L-Proline yet.. He claimed that L-Proline and L-Lysine help reduce the... (29 replies)

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