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... I would continue taking the niacin as your current doctor recommended. I also think it may be a good idea to use the Pauling Therapy, which calls for high doses of vitamin C and lysine. You may even want to use proline as well. ... (38 replies)
... complex vitamin and at least 2,000 mg a day of Immediate release Niacin. ... (13 replies)
... I am in worse trouble than I thought because I've taken AT LEAST 650 mg. aspirin a day for a LONG time. ... (10 replies)

... Available information seems to indicate that there is very little data on how to lower Lp(a) (the usual lifestyle and drug methods used with other blood cholesterol problems tend to be ineffective), although high levels of Lp(a) by itself indicate increased risk of heart disease. There is some speculative stuff about using niacin or estrogen (for women) or testosterone (for... (13 replies)
... Of interest from the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL: (10 replies)
... but herbs carry more of a side effect risk. Ginkgo, Ginseng, Milk thistle, Grape Seed Extract and Pycnogenol are potent supplements that target heart health. ... (13 replies)
... A VAP test will show your LDL and HDL particle sizes, Trigs, IDL, etc., and it's also a lot more accurate than a standard lipid test. If you ever looked at a regular cholesterol test, it says 'calculated LDL'. And it's simply that, a calculation. Various factors can make a standard cholesterol test unreliable. ... (3 replies)
Doctors and Lp(a)
Apr 25, 2005
... to agressively lower the overall LDL number. ... (38 replies)
... It seems that Pauling was attempting to deal with this problem from a somewhat different perspective. ... (38 replies)
Aug 11, 2004
... also called high sensitivity CRP. These other tests will give you a better picture of what is going on. Look these up yourself and give these to your doctor. ... (4 replies)
... If you can adjust to plain Niacin, it is the only cholesterol lowering supplement to effectively control and improve every lipid subfraction. Niacin has been shown to lower LDL cholesterol, Lp(a) lipoprotein, triglyceride, and fibrinogen levels while simultaneously raising HDL cholesterol levels. No cholesterol medication currently available can raise HDL by up to 40% and... (47 replies)
... to agressively lower the overall LDL number. ... (38 replies)
... Had bypass surgery 4 months ago due to family history. On aspirin/Crestor 10mg. Had blood tests taken last week, total cholesterol 31, HDL 50, LDL 73, also got Lp(a) tested - it was extremely high(120). Am concerned and want to try to lower the Lp(a), have read that th eonly way this can be lowered is by taking Niacin/Vitamin C. Has anybody else had this situation - would... (0 replies)
... It sounds like you are doing a lot of the right things. Since you are taking vitamin D, just make sure to get those blood levels tested too. Sometimes 4K isn't enough, sometimes too much. ... (6 replies)
... consumption has declined from 104 grams per person perday in 1909 to 97 grams per person per day in 1972. All this while vegetable fat intake had increased form a low 21 grams to almost 60 grams. ... (10 replies)
... Well, you've certainly made quite an improvement. Another advantage of using niacin is that it promotes a favorable shift towards Pattern A LDL by increasing LDL particle size. ... (10 replies)
... I've never heard that. I have read that niacin, vitamin C, and coenzyme Q10 can help lower it. ... (25 replies)
... day has a very slight effect...I cannot take more niacing than that because more will cause massive flushing. ... (14 replies)
New Numbers
Jul 28, 2006
... So nobody is paying much attention to it. But just wait until some drug company comes up with a drug that can lower it. Then the floodgates will open wide, and they'll all be singing a different tune. ... (12 replies)
... I wish I could tell you something works, but I am against a stone wall with it. There is some evidence that it's evil is worked in the presence of a high LDL. Yours is the lowest I've ever seen...keep it there. That's the approach I am using. ... (9 replies)

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