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... I was discussing with a friend the other day the option of using red yeast rice to help lower our cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
... f lovastatin, I'd personally feel much safer taking the lovastatin than the RYR. At least the quality control of the lovastatin production process is monitored, and presumably much greater than for the RYR. How would you even know what dose of lovastatin you are getting in the RYR? ... (7 replies)
... a natural product, but that doesn't make it safe. Mushrooms are natural , but eating them can be lethal. RYR also cuts off the pathway through which cholesterol and ubiquinone are produced. So you can expect to see the same side effects. ... (7 replies)

... 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. ... (5 replies)
... dose red yeast rice supplements along with my statin? ... (2 replies)
... mostly severe neuropathy in feet and toes, knee, hip, and thumb base joint pain. ... (9 replies)
... or did it just come on 'out of the blue' and persist and get worse? ... (13 replies)
... hanks for the response. I can't relate the start of the pain to a particular event, that's why I questioned the Crestor. I have been on Protonix for about a year and I do use Nasacort for sinus issues. ... (13 replies)
... First of all.... thanks for sharing that link for FDA checking into Crestor, finally! And you are wise to be concerned. ... (32 replies)
... one of my friends was started on 10mg of Crestor without trying diet, excersise, natural remedies, and wasnt given any dietary advice at all, so he is taking his crestor and still living on coke, deep fried lard and hamburgers. Sure, diet doesnt work for everyone, but it would make sense to atleast try. ... (19 replies)
... It is likely that doctors see a 90% non-compliance or failure rate with recommendations for diet, exercise, and fat loss, so they give up trying to suggest that as a remedy, since the patients will just come back a year or few later in worse condition (still eating garbage, not exercising, fatter, and with worse lipid numbers and atherosclerosis). (19 replies)
... I wouldn't do it but I have sworn off of ANY statins. I think if you needed more, your doctor would give you a higher dose of the Crestor. I think Crestor is the most powerful of the statin family so proceed with caution.. ... (2 replies)
Crestor Question
Aug 21, 2010
... If you have interest in the latter, there are many conversations here about natural supplements like Red Yeast Rice, Flush Niacin and Omega Oils. I have had great success with these myself. ... (7 replies)
... Dream on.... ;) (32 replies)
... I note that there are earlier threads on this topic and I am glad to see some new discussion on it. ... (27 replies)
... There is a natural statin called red yeast rice. I can't comment on how good it works, or if it should be taken instead of a regular statin, as I never tried it. ... (23 replies)
... High liver enzymes can be a real problem and signals liver damage. Maybe you can try taking half the dosage, after you check with your doctor. ... (6 replies)
... t is a very low dose of flush Niacin. You could try very slowly ramping it up until, eventually, you're at 1200 to 1500 mg. You can take this in divided doses AM and PM. This would help to raise your HDL. ... (13 replies)
... Today I was disappointed after seeing both my primary care provider and my gynecologist. ... (9 replies)
... Read my threads on Nature's Plus Red Yeast Rice. ... (4 replies)

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