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... VentureMan, What I was wondering about is if being a heavy drinker for a period of time and then stopping all alcohol intake. It's well know that alcohol has an effect on HDL. Let's say a person drank a pint hard alcohol plus a 6 pack of beer per day for a period of 5 or 6 years and then stopped drinking. ... (11 replies)
... What is your carb intake... lot's of sugar and goodies...? ... (15 replies)
... NIASPAN is a prescription form of NIACIN which has been researched and shown great results with almost no liver toxicity. This Niacin blend is an Extended Release form. Apparently, it is much safer than the Slow Release form. ... (42 replies)

... Thanks so much for the replies. I don't eat any sugar, no sweets, no alcohol, and no processed food. I am, in fact, on an Atkins diet so my saturated fats are the issue, I think, with my high LDL. ... (16 replies)
... that is what my cardio doc suggested. He said we can always work upward if 10 mgs does not lower the numbers. I take 10 mg of PRAVACHOL before going to bed, and my cholesterol numbers are always approx around 200. I also take NIACIN, 3 enteric coated fish oil tablets, and 2 capsules of KYOLIC Garlic. ... (2 replies)
... I guess I should have mentioned that I am on a very low carb diet, no sugar/sweets no alcohol, no bread, no potatoes, corn, peas or carrots. Eat green veggies only I also limit fruit intake because of sugar content. But no matter what my glucose consistently runs 111-113, that's not super high but it is above the normal limit of 110. I was wondering if somehow I could get my... (22 replies)
... Remember to stop consuming trans fats and decrease your carbohydrate intake. ... (12 replies)
... you should ask your doctor if you could try Niacin. Niaspan is a good option if you wish to avoid the typical flush. I just started it, and it is much more tolerable than IR Niacin. ... (5 replies)
... He definitely needs the help of a Doctor in his attempt to get his numbers under control. I would ask his Doctor about taking Niaspan as this medication works very well at lowering triglycerides. It has worked extremely well for me. I'm not a big fan of statins such as Lipitor... ... (2 replies)
... years. I started out with AST 21 and ALT 16. The highest they ever got was AST 23 and ALT 25, but the last tests were 22 and 17 respectively. I was taking 750 mg daily at that time. ... (7 replies)
... It's great at lowering TG's and raising HDL... and for some, prettty darn good at lowering LDL. ... (23 replies)
... flush formulation you tried and it is very expensive in comparison. ... (8 replies)
... lifestyle changes work better in some than in others. I've tried, and I can't budge my HDL much no matter what I do. Sometimes genetics trump lifestyle changes... ... (20 replies)
... Smoking cessation, aerobic exercise, and moderate alcohol consumption all independently raise HDL cholesterol. Lowering BMI correlates with higher HDL levels. ... (7 replies)
... Nobody seems to be able to answer this for sure. If you lower your total cholesterol and lower your HDL at the same time, that puts you in the same position you were before you tried to lower your cholesterol in the first place? ... (6 replies)


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