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... No vic, you have that wrong. The duty of the FDA is to regulated the safety and efficacy of all drugs, and the safety of all foods, and food additives (as in color FDA Red #40 etc) and cosmetics. (I just read the statutes.) The mere fact that certain drugs require Rx's in no way changes the jurisdiction of the FDA. SUPPLEMENTS were specifically excluded by an act of... (15 replies)
... Lenin: That I know of of, asprin, and for that matter non-prescription niacin, is OTC and as such is not regulated by the FDA. Manufacturers can change concentration at will once approved for OTC sales. The FTC does regulate unsubstantiated specific claims on OTC, not the FDA. Red yeast rice is a red brown or purple colored rice due to being fermented with a specific... (15 replies)
... Labrat, The Pauling Therapy claims to reduce Lp(a) levels. It calls for 5-6 grams of vitamin-c, 5-6 grams of L-Lysine, and 2 grams of L-Carnatine taken in several doses spaced out thru the day. Look it up on the internet - it may be worth a try for you. If it doesn't work after a few months you can just discontinue it. Besides, I don't think there are any... (42 replies)

... mghealth, No - I've had to postpone my doctor's visit twice due to work. I'm scheduled to go to the doctor next Thursday (the 3rd). I will definitely post my results... HubbleRules :cool: (34 replies)
... Did you ever get your results? (34 replies)
Calcium test?
Oct 13, 2005
... Jane..I think 3 years ago I saw Oprah take one on her show, it was an image type test. Now that I think of it, I believe she did one of those full body scans. At that time she had a very small amount of calcium buildup. Outside of that, I really don't know how they do it, but would assume it would be something like she had done. I'm sure someone with more info. about it can... (5 replies)
Calcium test?
Oct 13, 2005
... This morning I read an account of a 50-year-old man who was determined to avoid an early death by heart attack. His father had suffered one in his 50's and eventually died a few years later from another attack. This man had started exercising and eating healthy foods while in his teens. He did not have high cholesterol for most of his life and never smoked or drank to excess.... (5 replies)
High Tri's
Aug 15, 2005
... Hi BarbJ, My blood test last week also indicated my triglycerides were high. My doctor told me to think "SUGAR". Things like ice cream, cakes, bread and even alcohol (wine, beer etc..) will raise triglyceride levels. Even though I take 3,000 mg of prescription niacin, 10 mg of pravachol, fish oil capsules, garlic, antioxidants (C, E selenium) My triglycerides were 261.... (27 replies)
... The prescription says to take 1 tablet 2x a day. I have decided to take 1 at night only. ... (29 replies)
... It has been on TV many times. There is also free shipping over 50.00. and 5.00 TV offer if you order from their web. Calculate the cost (34 replies)
... ACE, That alternate site and pricing for Puritan Pride via the TV ad had me scratching my head too. NOTHING can beat that 3 for 1 that just ended...and I didn't need anything, nuts! Now the SAME things are 2 for 1 :nono:. I WISH they sold buld protein poweder, liquid cod liver oil, or had a good price on CoQ-10. But even without those 3 of my staples, PP's prices are... (34 replies)
... Yeah,, I gotta keep the closet full because I am ALWAYS fliriting with the idea of cancelling my health insurance ($650/month) and making a prayerful RUN for Medicare... my partner keeps discouraging this. If I DO cancel, then I have to become my own doctor and eat my way through my medicine closet. (My doctor bills $220 to say hello and then adds sundries like $35 for a... (34 replies)
... I'll take some of that Diazepam myself...... :D Seems the drs. are getting so they would rather shove U on something else, of course, as it is more expensive. Sounds like U have a closet full of stuff for whatever ails U.. ;) (34 replies)
... Lenin, Do you have any Valium in that closet? If you do, I'll take it, no matter how old it is. :D :D (34 replies)
... I have tried to give this bottle away about 4 times. Each time with the proviso that, If you HATE it, give it back to me. EVERYBODY winds up with unbearable super-blushing because they all pop one whole...and go beet red and itchy. I KNOW it's potent! I have all of my father's drugs and he died 30 years ago; the guy across the hall died and I have all his PARKINSON'S meds... (34 replies)
... I'll be curious to see what the hexanicotinoate does for your HDL. If you get a nice boost, I'll try it. The flushing from the quick hit regular is getting wearisome even if I keep it at tolerable levels (low). How high a daily dosage are you hoping to build to? (34 replies)
... i looked up reation u were talking about right after i typed and read your message it scarred me it was word for word what happend to me i right then and there decide to never take it again and i saved the page and i'm going to copy it to show to my Dr. and talk more to her about what happend and tell her ii wont take the pill . i was on 1000 Mg every day with asprin half an... (34 replies)
... wow that is bad it toke me to days to get over it and this morning as well my . Dr. wants me to take lower does then the next day take the big dose I dont want to scared i will stop breathing again I think it's dangrus at that level and I do take the asprin with it but it still happend and not once but this was the second and the worse time so I don't know what I'm going to do... (34 replies)
... kirannewife, Be VERY leary of that higher dose. What you are suffering is the worst kind of flush reaction: angioedema. Any throat swelling is potentially FATAL. The first sign of angioedema is a slight swelling of the lips. The first time I took 500 mg. I thought that was the end of the road for me ...purple from forehead to naval, puffy lips and constricting throat. I... (34 replies)
... I"m on the perscrision one and right now i'm miserable masive rednes and heat iching last night i started to stop beathing in my sleep hubby woke me up and I had the feeling that my throat was swolen and very thursty and I have had other sidafects headaces dissenes for me i don't like it even with the aspren I take with it Dr. is going to lower the doise to one day take less... (34 replies)

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