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... I am currently taking 1,000mg Immediate Release Niacin to help boost my HDL. I was wondering what a typical target dosage for Niacin is at? ... (2 replies)
... i was reading this about the omega-3's you know my NUMBERS, age and weight (i think i mentioned them a few posts ago) what kind of omega 3 do you recommend for me and how many, is it different for women than men on the dosage? i do the cod liver capsules right now, which is better? full of questions today huh? also what are your numbers? are you on statins? what is your... (14 replies)
... I wish it could go up 10 points a month. A total of about 10 points is what you can expect. This happens rather quickly also, if you take niacin everyday. As you increase the dosage, the HDL will increase even more. It is not unusual to hear of increases of more than 20 points. ... (15 replies)

Battling with HDL
May 12, 2014
... 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. ... (10 replies)
... I think it was more of a general question being asked regarding the dosage of Niacin to raise HDL. The information was not meant to be specific regarding dosage. Prescription NIASPAN is started at pretty high dosages of 500 mg a day, but this is only under medical supevision. ... (15 replies)
... one has answered to date, I will. ... (1 replies)
Battling with HDL
May 12, 2014
... Hi all, this is really interesting. I have come off statins and been trying to get everything in balance without them. My overall cholesterol has not changed but my LDL has gone up a little and my HDL has dropped to 24. ... (10 replies)
... I am thinking of stopping the Red Yeast rice and taking 500mg Niacin twice daily. Is this also effective in lowering LDL and TRIG. My LDL and TRIG are great now but I really want to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
... At this point all I can do is hope for the best. All I do know to my understanding and I am no expert by any means is that Niacin is extremely good for cholesterol. Not only does it effectively raise your HDL and raise it turns your HDL to a more proactive size. ... (24 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)
... That is precisely what my Doctor told me. He expects that with this dosage 2,000mg immediate release will significantly improve my HDL and lower my TRIG more. However, as you stated and my Doctor advised it will not lower my LDL as much as any type of statin. ... (24 replies)
... I don't know why you are even bothering with the red yeast rice. Your total cholesterol is not even close to being high. In fact, it's rather low. However, I do agree that you should try to raise the HDL. Niacin should help. I know it has helped me. ... (23 replies)
... re like a vegan because I do not eat meat, cheese, eggs, milk, No dairy products. Vegatarian do. So thats why I say, I'm more like a vegan, But I'm not here to debate whether or not I'm a vegan or vegetarian. ... (38 replies)
... Even though you quit 2 years prior to the heart attack, I wouldn't discount the damage done to your arteries by smoking. ... (38 replies)
... Thank you very much for your response. I continue to flush every night when I take the Niacin. ... (6 replies)
... When you get your next test you should lobby for one of the Lipoprotien test. I'm guessing your results should be very good with the niacin diet and exerciese. Good luck. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Lord Taff and Boubou....Thanks for your replays. Only time will tell. I have been on 2,000mg immediate release flush Niacin daily since August. ... (24 replies)
Niacin dosage
Jul 14, 2008
... What are you trying to do, raise your low HDL levels? ... (1 replies)
... Do some research on some of the low carb eating plans "out there". If you stick to it, plus start exercising, you could lose weight and also lower your cholesterol. Berries are an excellent low carb fruit. ... (4 replies)
... Flush Niacin to raise your HDL. ... (5 replies)


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