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... I have been taking Red Yeast Rice daily for the past three years. It has worked great but my Doctor told me to stop the Red Yest Rice two days ago and now he has me taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin at bedtime. The flush is intense but I am used to it and it does not bother me. ... (13 replies)
... Just stopped the Red yeast Rice today per my Doctor's orders and feel great. I have been on Red yeast Rice for over three years now and decided to make the switch to Niacin. My Doctor now has me on 1,500mg immediate release at bed time. ... (3 replies)
... not a particular problem and especially with the low statin content in RYR. ... (7 replies)

... Smoking cessation, aerobic exercise, and moderate alcohol consumption all independently raise HDL cholesterol. Lowering BMI correlates with higher HDL levels. ... (7 replies)
... c. I usually also take it with a large glass of water with a little OJuice mixed in for flavor. Like I said, I seem to have become used to the niacin, and don't experience any side effects now. Hopefully it will still work to increase my HDL. ... (7 replies)
... Did you notice an increase in HDL the longer you took niacin? ... (34 replies)
... I guess everyone reacts differently to meds and supplements. I had a 'mild' reaction with the IH. I'm purposely taking it slow, and will gradually build up the doseage if I do not notice a significant increase in my HDL. ... (34 replies)
... I have been taking 500 mg niacin in the morning and 1500 after supper. I started doing this after reading Dr. Agatston's book "The South Beach Heart Program". ... (2 replies)
... I have been wondering a lot lately since my Doctor has put me on Niacin if HDL is now becoming more important than previously thought? ... (36 replies)
... Thank you very much for your support and encouragement as well. Also I want to thank everyone else on this board who have helped me with the transition to Niacin. ... (17 replies)
... The doctor wrote me a script for some and I plan to quit on Oct 1st. Right after I get done with my vacation. ... (34 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 14, 2007
... I agree with ventureman and think that Niaspan may be a good option if you do not want to take a statin. ... (13 replies)
... I can say from my personal experience that an underactive thyroid causes your LDL to go up and your HDL to go down. Just search thyroid cholesterol. ... (2 replies)
... Lenin, your HDL may get somewhat of an added boost from a standardized garlic supplement, one which has been standardized to contain a minimum of 4000mcg allicin. ... (28 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 7, 2005
... I'm a niacin flusher BIG TIME. There's no way I can take even 500 mg. even after 650 mg. aspirin and a big meal. ... (19 replies)
... for example, your HDL and total cholesterol. In the real world, however, things don't usually work out quite that way. ... (21 replies)
... The flush effect produces redness and itchiness of the skin. It can be very mild or intense depending on how you use the Niacin. If you're concerned, just start with a lower dose. ... (1 replies)
... esterol equates to a benefit still needs to be seen. One thing is certain based on my experience, statins which also lower cholesterol can definitely cause harm, and much of the research on all cause mortality have not been very impressive. ... (14 replies)
Sep 28, 2007
... I also too it and my numbers went down by half in only 2 months. My doctor and naturopath both think I'll be able to keep healthy level without it and keeping with my healthy diet. ... (13 replies)
... day. My first few doses caused a mild tingling sensation in my lips, and the first night I did feel a strange feeling in my throat, almost like a mild constriction. ... (34 replies)

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