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... Your HDL is in the 70's! ... (35 replies)
... I am thinking of stopping the Red Yeast rice and taking 500mg Niacin twice daily. Is this also effective in lowering LDL and TRIG. My LDL and TRIG are great now but I really want to raise my HDL. How much has the Niacin increased your HDL? ... (23 replies)
... e red yeast rice. Your total cholesterol is not even close to being high. In fact, it's rather low. However, I do agree that you should try to raise the HDL. Niacin should help. I know it has helped me. ... (23 replies)

... I have been on Niacin for over a month now and the flush at first was real tuff but now it does not bother me at all. In fact as you mentioned I feel very calm for many hours after I take the Niacin. ... (23 replies)
... prescription niacin also? ... (24 replies)
... As far as I know, the muscle problems are related to the statins and are not a side effect of niacin. The major side effect of niacin is the "flushing" which some people cannot tolerate. ... (3 replies)
... I have never seen a lipid panel like yours. Your HDL is one for the record books...and not the GOOD ones. ... (24 replies)
... but then again, I'm taking 3000 mg niacin a day. ... (35 replies)
... I would say niacin works in the liver. But, as Lenin said, it probably isn't a good idea to start taking niacin on top of a statin without consulting with your doctor first. Although statins excel at lowering TC and LDL, niacin possessus other advantages. ... (7 replies)
... Glucose can increase a little with Niacin. The benefits of taking Niacin far excceed the increase in Glucose. As long as Glucose keeps under 120. Even diabetics are being prescribed Niacin with beneficial results. ... (3 replies)
... My next test will be in February. This will give me a sold five months on Niacin. On my last lipid panel this past August my HDL was at 42. I was very surprised as I am do high impact cardio 30mins at five days a week. ... (11 replies)
... My diet is very healthy and I do cardio 30mins four days a week. ... (23 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. At that time my Doctor slowly worked me up to take 2,000mg of immediate release Niacin at bed time. ... (17 replies)
Niacin Studies
Oct 24, 2006
... Niacin and regular Niacin regimens in terms of uric acid, glucose, insulin or asparate levels. ... (24 replies)
... release versions, and it's probably safer too. ... (17 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 29, 2003
... The highlight is what I'd take heart with. I'd recommend back to the 10 mg. Lipitor and add fish oils to up the HDL and a test of some rather severe low carbbing to lower the triglycerides. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the input. I had a chance to view some of Dr. Davis's articles and they were great. He brought up a great point regarding Niacin. I have only been taking 1,000mg for two months. Dr. ... (14 replies)
... have to tell you that everything I have read and heard says that Niacinamide will not lower your cholesterol or raise your HDL, there are more then one types of Niacin and that one is used for many things but mostly for arthritis but not for cholesterol. ... (3 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)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... Niacin, I told my doctor and he said that was okay and that he in the past used Niacin all the time to reduce cholesterol and raise the HDL and got good results and it wasn't until statins came out that they were advised to switch and he did but as of late he is back to prescribing Niacin again to several patients a week. ... (5 replies)




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