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... Now my son has been off medication for over a month and he has no symptoms of schizophrenia at all. This is after 10 years of having schizophrenia. He used to hear voices all the time, even on medication. ... (2 replies)
... I am the mother with a son with schizophrenia. I have read this too, that niacin absolutely clears up schizophrenia. In the USA, doctors in the AMA do not practice vitamin therapy or alternative treatments to you know. ... (4 replies)
... I have to disagree that taking large doses of niacin can be harmful. ... (4 replies)

... I'm on niacin. 1000 mg three times a day. The theory that it is effective for schizophrenia belongs to Dr. ... (3 replies)
... If you want to find alternative therapies then look up orthomolecular treatment of schizophrenia online. ... (2 replies)
... I have two people very close to me in my life who suffer with Schizophrenia, having long ago heard about Niacin being used as a successful treatment I would really appreaciate learning about others experiences with taking therapeutic doses of this Vitamin. ... (0 replies)
... My husband takes niacin for his cholesterol. It makes you flush but this is a safe side effect and not harmful and is only affecting the peripheral circulation. ... (4 replies)
... It is used by Orthomolecular physicians to treat schizophrenia. However, the claims by these physicians ARE overdone. At the same time traditional Psychiatrists dismiss Orthomolecular medicine to quickly. IMO, it is strictly hit or miss and it all depends on the reaction of the individual patient and the skill of the physician. It certainly involves MUCH more than... (4 replies)
... I have recently encountered a voice, or an auditory hallucination. According to the web, Abram Hoffer in the 1950s pioneered the prescribing of niacin to treat schizophrenia and hallucinations. Does anyone have experience of using Niacin for hallucinations? ... (2 replies)
... I strongly believe that schizophrenia could be caused or aggravated by a vitamin deficiency; I also think there is a great deal of spiritual aspects to schizophrenia. I don't believe in chemical loaden medicines, our bodies are not made to process that. (1 replies)
... n, NY. I am familiar with the work of Dr. Hoffer. I particularly like books by Dr. Szasz, but I don't recall that he wrote about orthomolecular treatment. I took niacin shots once a week and they made me absolutely nauseous, so I stopped them. I puked all week from the treatment. ... (1 replies)
... Hello. Is anyone here on Orthomolecular therapy? How did you begin? Did you start alone or with the doctor? When you started on Niacin, did you hear more voices in the beginning? Did you just keep going with it and when did it start making a difference? (1 replies)
Jan 3, 2014
... My son has schizophrenia and after 10 years I can say that although medications help a lot compared to not doing anything, they did not give my son a normal life. ... (5 replies)
... I have read a bit on this vitamin-- also called vitamin b3 I think-- and there is a lot of evidence supporting its use in the treatment of schizophrenia? Anyone have any experience with it? (4 replies)
... Make sure that you drink a lot with niacin.... it will help the flushing.. (3 replies)
... Do you mean Niacin?? (3 replies)
... of just quitting the meds without trying to do anything to correct his underlying problem. Some people have results just by eliminating a food allergen or taking niacin and vitamin C. How old is your son? ... (7 replies)
... The maximum dose of Niacin the human body can tolerate of Niacin is 3 grams daily after that it destroys the liver. There are two forms of Niacin, Nicotinic Acid and Niamicide. ... (11 replies)
... time than I thought so I can reply now. It is true that there are some cases of actual liver damage that has been caused by slow release niacin, but not regular niacin or niacinamide. ... (11 replies)
... I don't have time to read you whole post right now but I will later today. How much niacin did you take? ... (11 replies)

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