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New test results
Jan 30, 2004
... t likely never measured, only calculated. If you were to have the LDL measured, it can be broken down to its actual composition in regards to particle size. Your HDL is actually above average, and your triglycerides are excellent. ... (6 replies)
Battling with HDL
May 12, 2014
... Have you tried Red Yeast Rice (Nature's Plus) to lower your LDL? Your Niacin should be Flush Niacin; 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. Best with this. Tess (10 replies)
... SR preparations first came out without the understanding of the increased exposure to the live, and like IR niacin, were dosed similarly, ie 1000mg three times daily. These are the doses and regimen that are hepatotoxic. ... (3 replies)

... this is suppose to raise HDL also. ... (7 replies)
... I have been taking 1500 mg of niacin in the morning and 1500 mg in the evening for about a year and a half now. Excellent cholesterol numbers especially the HDL which went up quite quite a bit after starting the niacin therapy. Started with 500 mg of niaspan ,then 1000 niaspan then 1500 plain niacin then up to the 3000. ... (9 replies)
... I found this data interesting, and all the more reason to get lipoprotein testing over a regular lipid test. ... (1 replies)
... My understanding is immediate release niacin will not hurt your liver... ... (2 replies)
... I would appreciate any discussion by those who think my total and ldl are too low. Also, any opinions on the relationship to testosterone and Prolactin levels. ... (11 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I think it's fairly common knowledge that Niacin is the best available HDL booster but doesn't lower total and LDL as well. ... (8 replies)
Niacin Flush
Nov 10, 2006
... Flush vs. Niacin vs. ... (21 replies)
HDL Levels
Oct 9, 2006
... I think testing the HDL components is necessary to do occasionally even if one doesn't get the entire VAP battery. THis is true mostly for those with marginal or low total HDL. ... (15 replies)
... type more towards pattern A, which niacin can certainly do, and of course to lower it as well, as doctors most like to do. That's why he prescribed Advicor. ... (12 replies)
... TC 131, LDL 73, HDL 42, Trig. 82. ... (2 replies)
How to raise HDL?
Oct 31, 2005
... Lipitor raised my HDL from base line 28 to base line 35 where I remain if I don't drink nor take niacin...but 35 isn't good enough. ... (28 replies)
... Hello Yes! this is very helpful! Can you tell me what your numbers were before starting on niacin?? Thanks. :wave: (29 replies)
... release niacin. Each tablet is 250mg, and I take one four times a day. I give it much credit for significantly higher HDL levels, and I see no reason to change to other brands. ... (15 replies)
... h was "More on Niaspan"I was very happy at the improvement in my cholesterol numbers then which were TC147,HDL52, LDL 87, Ratio2.85. I have been taking 3000mg of niacin since that time, 1500mg morning and 1500mg evening with very good results. I get blood tests every 6 months and they are always excellent. ... (3 replies)
Jan 2, 2011
... Niacin has been the only thing that has raised my HDL up. Excercise, diet, weight loss did nothing. Statins have lowered my LDL and total cholestrol but didn't do anything for the HDL. The HDL was at 28 when I had my heart attack 10 yrs ago. ... (1 replies)
... udied as far as I'm aware but is based on the observation of a cardiologist. He started testing vitamin D3 levels of his patients after noticing seasonal dips in HDL levels. ... (2 replies)
... The only prescribed medication that can significantly raise HDL is niacin. In doses great enough to achieve its effect, it can cause liver damage. ... (10 replies)

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