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... Personally, I would have started you on 1.2gms per day to be taken with your evening meal, lipid test after eight weeks, and lower, retain or increase the daily intake as appropiate. ... (4 replies)
... I stopped taking Depakote which I was taking for anxiety. The anxiety seems to be mostly gone now anyway. ... (4 replies)
... My doctor wanted me to start taking cholesterol meds. I did not want to take statins because I have always been able to maintain healthy cholesterol levels thru a low calorie, frequent eating, small meal diet of around 1500 calories per day. ... (2 replies)

... Test after three months, and increase to two daily if necessary. ... (27 replies)
... Wintergarden, I have an issue with low HDL myself, which has been very difficult to budge over the years, even when I was much more active than today and used to jog 25 miles/week... I just recently started a variant of Niacin called Inositol Hexanicotinate (try to say THAT 3 times fast) - it is a Non-Flush brand. I buy it under the label of 'No-Flush Niacin', by... (9 replies)
... bullet for your cholesterol results, or something to ease your mind... ... (20 replies)
Statin question
Oct 22, 2006
... having lots of health problems, he has high blood pressure controlled by medication, he has been diagnosed with parkinson's disease and enlarged prostate and is taking medication for both. His total cholesterol is 190 and his doctor put him on lipitor. ... (6 replies)
... f having high cholesterol, unless you let it go on so long that you have a heart attack or stroke. What you can or can't eat will depend a lot upon how bad your cholesterol is. Before a blood test, eat a light meal. Especially avoid heavy carbohydrates like a big plate of spaghetti or a large sweet dessert. ... (3 replies)
... have any problems since I dropped the extra dose. My sugar readings have returned back to normal. I even ate a lunch and thought I may have eaten too much but my after meal reading was 121. Who knows maybe the niacin is even helping my sugar after all. ... (25 replies)
... moderately high total chol. and LDL, and low trigs and high HDL. The numbers vary from test to test, but the pattern is always the same. ... (5 replies)
... of the treatment groups undergoing vigorous cholesterol lowering compared with control groups in several of these studies, including patients with severe coronary artery stenoses. ... (33 replies)
... My first thought was to dismiss your claim but after a little snooping I am forced to agree with you. ... (19 replies)
... minor flushing the first week, but it went away. Some people would then increase dose, but I stayed on just the 250 mg for three months, then had a liver enzyme test and blood lipid test to see where I was at. Even the 250 mg gave me some cholesterol and triglyceride lowering. ... (28 replies)
... You should consider taking plant sterols or policosanol without beeswax, if you don't object to taking supplements, to get the doc off your back. ... (4 replies)
... I've had none at all after the first few days. ... (38 replies)
... Your numbers are pretty bad. I personally wouldn't let a doctor talk me into taking a statin on the basis of one cholesterol reading, but I suspect that your numbers will still be bad after another test, just not quite as extreme. ... (7 replies)
... or maybe 1 aspirin afterwards might help reduce flushing effects. But of course, ALWAYS consult a doctor before taking anything like this. ... (17 replies)
... things you do, your stress level, and how you can make them all better. If you read around on these boards you will see a wide range of painful side effects of taking medication, even the possibility of death. Dont be fooled by these TV commercials posing the cure to everything so you can eat your cake and have it too. ... (12 replies)
... is still having problems with muscle cramps and twitching have him start taking a calcium ,magnesium, zinc supplement , I have found this helps quite a bit . You need to get at least 1200 mg a day . ... (2 replies)

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