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... You ask many great questions here. All I can say from personal experience prior to six months ago I took a high dosage of Red Yeast Rice 1,200mg twice daily for over three years with no issues and no side effects. However, Red Yeast Rice is a natural statin and acts like a statin. ... (5 replies)
... Red Yeast Rice was banned, but is now readily available. Several of the top nutritional supplement companies sell RYR in 600mg capsules. ... (26 replies)
... If it acts like statin, then why is it better? how do we know the amount of statin in the RYR? (playing devil's advocate). Why would you rather take the ryr over the statin? If your doctor doesn't think it's "safe" then is it??? I'm taking it again (RYR) but just not sure it's the best thing to do. I'm only taking 600mg per day. Waiting for new blood work in... (5 replies)

... You are right. We do not know the amount of statins in each Red Yeast Rice product. If you were to take one brand and switch to another the amount of statins will be completely different as there is no one to one ratio with this herb. ... (5 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Mar 16, 2005
... Thanks so much for that post! If you also have any recommendations on the highest quality brand, I would love to check that out.. (33 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Mar 16, 2005
... Yes, most do contain statin, especially the higher end brands. Years ago they all contained statin and they all stated on their lable the type and amount. Then the FDA got involved and applied pressure. ... (33 replies)
... I'll let you know in about one week. I go for my annual physical next week and get my blood drawn this Friday. I am trying taffyboyo's recipe for 8 weeks to see if it works for me. ... (11 replies)
... bill every month , no offense but this certainly sounds like overkill , if you eat a balanced diet you should not need all these extra vitamins , I can see the red yeast rice and the niacin to bring the cholesterolc down but all the others seem like overkill . Whatever works I guess . ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your response. I am happy that Red yeast Rice has worked well for you as too! I have been on it for three years and it has kept me off of taking any prescription statins. I am currently on 1,000mg immediate release Niacin at bed time to help boost my HDL. ... (35 replies)
... remove plaque and lowering LDL. ... (4 replies)
... I congratulate you on trying exercise and diet to alter your lipid values. But you do have rather elevated lipid values there, so medication may eventually be needed. ... (30 replies)
... I take 1900 mg red yeast rice daily, half in the morning and half at night before retiring. ... (8 replies)
HDL 25
Jul 16, 2003
... effects with red yeast rice, although probably not as likely, since statin drugs are concentrated down and are much more potent. But I would hold off on red yeast rice for the time being. Try to take matters a little at a time. ... (6 replies)
Little Help
Jun 29, 2001
... May I suggest that you cut way down on the OJ. You might as well be drinking pure sugar with a little vitamin c in it. If you want a healthier breakfast, try eating a piece of fruit and a couple slices of Ezekial bread toasted, with a tad bit of butter if need be. Eek! ... (20 replies)
Red yeast rice
Sep 5, 2003
... Real Red Yeast Rice is Lipitor. It is a statin. ... (9 replies)
... Very very severe. One time I had one so severe that I develped a pocket of pus in the back of my throat about the size of a large half dollar. My mother pushed and pushed the vitamins with massive amounts of vitamin C down my throat at which I could hardly swallow or open my mouth much more than my thumbs thickness. ... (86 replies)
... The properties of satins is so small that it poses no problem for most people. You have to try it and see for yourself. It is used by thousands of people and also used by the Chinese for centuries. ... (25 replies)
... reactive protein, homocysteine and vitamin D levels. Eating right before getting tested can throw the values off, so that test you took is probably worthless. And high HDL is a good thing, by the way. ... (4 replies)
... Your LDL is high, but your trig's and HDL are excellent. ... (34 replies)
... Seeing your Trigs are quite high a low carb and low glycemic diet would be your best choice of foods. Many folks here have tried Red Yeast Rice to help lower their numbers, it is a natural statin. Vitamin C is a good vitamin as well. ... (4 replies)


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