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... I just started immediate release niacin 500mg twice a day totaling 1,000mg. Just have had some flushing and some side effects but was advised with continued use they will subside more. ... (23 replies)
Niacin Studies
Jan 23, 2007
... Thanks Connie. It was a great article about the ability of Niacin to boost HDL and showed some of the ongoing work with Niacin, including Merck's development, which I had read a bit about a while back. ... (24 replies)
... If your primary problem is a low HDL and you want to try niacin and cut back on your pravachol, I recommend ANY straight niacin, not niacinamide, nor slow or extended release... or any doodads. ... (17 replies)

... Wow your HDL is over 100!!! I can see why you use Niacin. I want to add 500mg non time released twice a day. I take other supplements as well. ... (23 replies)
... prescription Niacin to help in their efforts to lower LDL and raise HDL, and, if so, has it worked? ... (34 replies)
May 24, 2004
... In my opinion, niacin is by far both better and safer than statins. ... (5 replies)
Niacin or statin
Nov 19, 2007
... l. Yes you will need to get your Triglycerides down a bit more. Less than 150...Niacin works very well for that, so does supplementing with Omega 3 fish oil. Try and stay away from high sugar foods, carbs and alcohol. There is a possibility you could add a low dose of Niacin to bring your triglycerides more. ... (3 replies)
Niacin or statin
Nov 19, 2007
... I think my HDL and LDL are OK but the problem is with my Triglycerides. It has not come down. ... (3 replies)
... I am now taking 500mg regular non time released niacin twice day totaling 1,000mg. I know this is a low dosage as some take up to 3,000mg a day. ... (23 replies)
... All statins and fenofibrates have similar side effects but people react differently to the formulas of each type. ... (5 replies)
... However, and there is always a however..........I think your dose of Niacin is rather too high with you taking it alongside Allicin, fish oil, CoQ10 and the RYR. The Allicin, fish oil and COq10 will improve your HDL and Trigs, whilst the RYR will improve LDL and TC. ... (10 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. ... (23 replies)
... Why would you want her to take niacin? I don't see a problem with her numbers. Women with the highest longevity included the ones with higher LDL. (24 replies)
... sterol myth has not been proven by far. Beta Sitosterol and other plant sterols have also been researched and proven effective for inflammatory conditions and Prostate issues. Keep in mind that most doctors do not approve of any type of cholesterol lowering supplements that is not either a statin or a fibrate. ... (14 replies)
... Yep niacin is a more effective treatment than any of the statins. It does a number of positive things. Increase HDL and shift HDL to the larger more protective size. ... (3 replies)
... He wants me to begin taking a statin and I am statin adverse, BIG time. ... (23 replies)
... My doctor recommended Niacin in order to raise my HDL level. ... (3 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 20, 2004
... instead, in spite of my doctor's hesitancy about it. I did it very gradually, starting at 250 mg. for several months, then 500 mg about 6 months, and finally 750 mg., which brought my TC down to 190. ... (17 replies)
... The high triglycerides with a low HDL is concerning. Is he consuming a lot of refined sugars or alcholic beverages? ... (13 replies)
... Lets reverse that.. I think your healthier with a total chol. of 200 and an HDL of 60, as opposed to a total of 150 and an HDL of 30. ... (11 replies)

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