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... I have read that there are no side effects of taking Policosonal and that it does not raise blood sugar levels. I also know that it is made from sugar cane. ... (1 replies)
Sep 21, 2006
... I don't know if it has been mentioned on these boards, but the nutritionist told me that 20 mgs. of Policosonal thins the blood as much as a baby aspirin, so anyone who is taking blood thinners such as Warafin, Coumadin, etc. ... (24 replies)
Apr 1, 2005
... Actually, the pilocosanol in Qwell is derived from rice bran. Policosanol can be derived from sugar cane, beeswax, or rice bran wax, all of which provide the same ratio of aliphatic alcohols (the long chain alcohols that make up the group of active compounds known as policosanol). Whether it is actually "good stuff" or bad can depend a lot on the manufacturing process,... (16 replies)

Apr 1, 2005
... I just checked on Qwell. It has Policosonal in it made from barn oat. ... (16 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 14, 2007
... Did you try Policosonal from sugar cane wax and plant sterols? ... (13 replies)
HDL raisers
Aug 23, 2007
... Anyway, I made sure to take my plant sterols before the cake and my Policosonal after the cake! ... (10 replies)
... unt and my mother both used it with positive results. I don't have time right now, but will get back to you, with where to find the in depth reports. Also what policosonal does. These were not average Joe reports, very clinical and very good. The most important part of policosonal is that it stops the oxidation of cholesterol.. ... (26 replies)
... Did you personally use policosanol? Did it work for you? If yes, how much of an improvement did you see? As I said a while ago, I haven't seen of or heard of many glowing reports/results about policosanol's usefulness or benefits from the average joe. Most say that it made no difference and some say their numbers were worse after having taken it. But then again, other... (26 replies)
... you need to do you own test on policosonal again and have your levels checked. Yes, I have read real clinical tests on policosonal, and it works. One thing everyone should remember. ... (26 replies)
... I'm just venting here...hope nobody minds. I have been reading up on natural remedies to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides for a couple of weeks now. I have been to every website there is on the subject...well maybe not EVERY one, but it FEELS like it. I have finally compiled of list of what to take to lower my numbers. (I can't take statins...I've tried ALL of... (18 replies)
... HDL and Triglyceride reading is swapped. and that would make tzhe total choletorol about 230 (9 replies)
... t this point, but is not sure what to add to my already decent regime of a healthy diet, lots of exercise and supplements that have already included fish oil and policosonal after seeing LDL slightly elevated. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Flower and Lovely, Thanks for your responses to my post which made me feel better. Mom will never admit her doc made a mistake with Dad, even though the oncologist told her my father should have had chemo after his colon surgery, and she will never admit I might have saved her life by demanding the cardiologist give her a stress test. That's how her atrial fib was... (15 replies)
... In my opinion, Your problem is getting a higher HDL, your LDL isn't bad at all, my LDL is 150, but my HDL is 67. Of course the doc wanted to give me Lipitor for my LDL number but I refused it, when I pointed out my HDL/TC ratio was well under the guidelines, he said "oh yeah, you're right, I don't think he even looked at the ratio. My LDL might be a risk factor in itself,... (15 replies)
Feb 10, 2007
... I took policosonal for a year and it did nothing for me. My husband also took it and did not have results. ... (6 replies)
Feb 10, 2007
... policosonal is known to stop the production of foam cells. These are the type that cause coronary artery disease. Regardless of whether it helps with you cholesterol is immaterial...the foam cells are the most important. (6 replies)
... but dropped the Policosonal because I thought it may account for my elevated glucose level. ... (9 replies)
... I stopped taking Policosanol (made from sugar cane) three weeks ago after my fasting glucose came back borderline high (122). I retested yesterday, and my fasting glucose dropped to 106. The bad news is that my HDL level dropped as well to 35. I can't seem to win! (1 replies)
Sep 26, 2006
... I'm glad I found this topic! I am a 47-year old female who has been battling a problem with low HDL levels for as long as I can remember. My total cholesterol is good: 179. My LDL level in the past year has ranged from 43-108 (current number). There is no rhyme or reason for the changes in my LDL levels. However, my HDL level stays consistently low - 43 or below. My most... (24 replies)
... policosonal reduces foam cells which cause inflammation. Numbers aren't always what you should be looking at. If someone is..lp(a), and CRP are more important than the actual cholesterol numbers. (14 replies)

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