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... Red Yeast Rice was banned, but is now readily available. Several of the top nutritional supplement companies sell RYR in 600mg capsules. ... (26 replies)
... mg twice daily is max. You will still need to monitor your liver function and take it under care of a Doctor. Red Yeast Rice is excellent even though it is all natural it acts like a drug in your body and needs to be treated that way. ... (4 replies)
... Yes you bring up an excellent point and I agree. In deed in Chinese medicine Red Yeast Rice can be taken in very high amounts. Personally when I used to take Red Yeast Rice and did so daily for over three years I never exceeded 1,200mg twice daily as I was advised not to do so. ... (4 replies)

... how much red yeast rice should one take without danger (4 replies)
Red Yeast Rice
Mar 11, 2005
... I have also read some reports about alcohol while taking this product and am wondering if a couple of glasses of red wine at night is a no no. I have this about 4 times a week. Is there a danger? ... (33 replies)
... release version, and gradually increase the dosage as you get used to it. But I would hold off on the red yeast rice until you've given the niacin a chance first. I'd be a little cautious about combining red yeast rice with niacin. ... (12 replies)
... IMHO, if he is taking any version of niacin, especially in relatively high doses like 1000 mg per day, and he is taking red yeast rice (which is similar in composition to the statins), he needs to be getting LFTs (liver function tests) done on a regular basis. (12 replies)
... I don't think it's really necessary to buy any extra Alpha Linolenic Acid. The flaxseed already contains quite a bit of that. The form of niacin to use may depend on what you're particularly concerned about. If you're mainly interested in increasing HDL, then an immediate-release form of niacin usually does a better job, and is easier on the liver. However, if you're also... (12 replies)
... I recall reading somewhere that too much Niacin can interfere with your Liver? my Husband has 3 months to change his diet, modify his vitamins to see if he can lower his results naturally. His # was 235, His LDL 162, His HDL 45, His Tri 145, His Ratio 5.2. He is 42 yrs old and thin. These are the things I plan to stick with as foods for every day and the... (12 replies)
... I'm going for the "take as little supplement" as possible strategy with the philosophy that the less stuff you put in your body, the less the danger of side effects. ... (9 replies)
... Arizona77, Niacin in various active forms, has been shown to be effective in raising HDL and in some cases lowering TC. The documentation supporting this is very sound although the claims for lowering TC are less common. The side effects for Niacin include flushing, headaches, increased glucose, increased uric acid, stomach upsets. The flushing is annoying but generally... (4 replies)
... Arizona 77, I really disagree with you . With some research , you will find RYR has been studied to dosages in the 90 grams range although this is not recommended. The level of Monconlin K or statins is very low and much lower than commericial statins. 1200 mg is quite safe and higher dosages are not out of the question althugh not generally needed. If you get... (4 replies)

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