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... Arizona has a good suggestion in his post that I agree with. He asks about the addition of Niacin rather than Zetia. Looking at your numbers, I would agree based on my own experience. ... (34 replies)
... I think that you are on the right track switching to niacin. Your ratios are good and the niacin will only make them better . I was on Zocor for quite a number of years after a mild heart attack in 2002 . ... (19 replies)
... has a blood thinning effect and helps a little with the cholesterol numbers. ... (20 replies)

... Your post prompted me to do a bit of research on Niacin and I would strongly recommend you to do the same. It seems that Niacin can cause liver damage in certain cases but it is considered to be an effective medication for raising HDL levels. ... (36 replies)
More on Niacin
Jan 8, 2008
... The highest my HDL had ever been from previous tests was around 42 so the 52 was a significant improvement and I was very pleased with the test at the time. After taking the Niaspan for three months the flushing seemed to be getting less and less. ... (4 replies)
HATS study
Mar 22, 2006
... either 10 or 20 mg. to start and up or down 10 depending on LDL response. ... (10 replies)
May 14, 2005
... I wish I had a quarter for every time I heard lines like "Oh, you should have taken THE OROTATE" on Natural Living...yeah right, it COSTS more and allows the proponent a chance to dodge the issue. ... (25 replies)
... I also believe that NIACIN helps. I am currently taking aprrox. ... (13 replies)
... Niacin will have a good effect on the HDL if one can withstand the flushing from high doses. Not being able to exercise, niacin is probably the 2nd best option because of its ability to raise HDL. ... (6 replies)
... I've been taking 2000mg immediate release Niacin every night for about 3 months. ... (7 replies)
... The form of niacin to use may depend on what you're particularly concerned about. ... (12 replies)
... Not a bad report Lenin, I think alot of folks would be happy with your results, and hopefully next time will even be better...Good going!!! ... (42 replies)
... The niacin only got my HDL to 40 rather than the over 50 I can get with booze. ... (42 replies)
... First and foremost, I think you need to stop smoking. Smokers on average have lower HDL levels, so I think that if you stop smoking there is a good chance that you will experience an increase in HDL. ... (7 replies)
... If you want to hold off on the niacin for now, you can always try fish oil, lecithin, and garlic. These have helped raise HDL for some people. But look for an enteric coated garlic supplement which has been standardized to contain at least 4000mcg allicin. ... (3 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 28, 2003
... High cholesterol runs in the family. I also have a brother who had heart bypass surgery at around 60 yrs. I've been taking the timed release formula of niacin, and the Inositol Hexanicotinate, flush free Niacin. I used some of the plain niacin, but don't like the way the pills stick to my mouth and don't go down easily. ... (6 replies)
... You say your doctor said that Niacin will affect your HDL and Trigs bt not your LDL. ... (28 replies)
... Thanks for your response. My Doctor approved me taking up to 2,000mg immediate release at bed time. I am currently on 1,000mg immediate release. I hope that Niacin will boost my HDL. I have been on 1,000mg for over a month now. I hope by this coming February when I have my next test that I will have an improvement. ... (2 replies)
... Our lifestyles, exercise and diet for the past thirty odd years has been very good, with no intake of red meat except the odd steak six or so times a year, so no changes made here. ... (6 replies)
... release niacin I get from Puritan's Pride. Old habits die hard, I guess, especially since this form of niacin has worked rather well for me over the years. ... (17 replies)

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