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... I didn't get my cholesterol numbers done at the end of Sept, since I had alot on my plate, so to speak at that time. Does policosanol work? ... (5 replies)
... You don't have a problem...those #s are completly normal. My question is>>Why do you think you have a problem? The fact that you are bothered by those NORMAL #s is a problem in and of itself. (5 replies)
... I have been taking red yeast rice for about 1 year. My numbers, after completing a marathon and taking the red yeast rice, are 191TC 54 hdl, 123LDL, and 69 trigs. ... (5 replies)

... Congradulations :D , you've done a great job! Your original #s were like mine and my father had angioplasty at 65. The age of your father when he had his procedure, certainly puts you at a modest risk as well as your boderline BP. Your "program" does seem a bit harsh though. I just started Crestor and will post my 1 month data soon. I don't want to tell you what you should do,... (5 replies)
... As to the other question, I honestly don't know whether the red yeast rice has impacted my HDL. Prior to using red yeast rice my HDL last year was 58. It's now 54, whether that's just lab "error" I don't know. ... (5 replies)
... I began taking Red Yeast Rice (2 capsules per day-one in morning, one in evening) on my Drs. recommendation. For the past several years, I have been on a variety of the statin drugs ALL of which eventually gave me muscle aches and pains. The last one taken was Pravachol which had the least side effects of any of the others (Zocor, Lipitor, Baycol) but still had the same side... (5 replies)
... I've put in a supply of Source Naturals Red Yeast rice with 1. ... (17 replies)
... eat site, and a lot of questions have been answered. I told the doc. about the flushing and the potential side effects I had read about, and said I wanted to try Policosanol which he had no problem with. I had another check after 4 months on Pol. ... (15 replies)
... zip2play I was looking over this thread again, and I realised that your post of 01-17 might have been directed to me. At the time I thought it was to JeanneMarie. Re the "flushing" I experienced with Zocor. About 30 minutes after taking the first pill I felt quite warm, which persisted until about noon the following day. Ditto after taking a pill later that day. Overnight... (15 replies)
... About the Red Yeast Rice....I asked my health food store about it and they said it's been taken off the market. ... (4 replies)
... I tried gugul for 6 weeks with no positive effect. I am now trying Red Yeast Rice. The statins gave me leg problems. ... (4 replies)

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