Niacin

Is Niacin Effective and Safe? Here’s My Take

…used to control cholesterol problems. The primary benefits of niacin are reducing LDL cholesterol, raising HDL cholesterol, and reducing harmful Lp(a). But the report, based on the results of two recent studies, showed that high dose niacin failed to reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease, and death…

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Statin Medications Will Not Reduce Lp(a)

…100 mg of niacin, twice a day. If you experience side effects like flushing, headache and diarrhea, follow the diet and stop the niacin. You can try a lower dosage at a later date, then slowly increase the dose to 500 mg a day, twice a day for further protection. TwinLabs' quick-acting Niacin is a good…

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Prevent Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…offset the inflammation caused by elevated Lp(a) cholesterol levels, Dr. Sinatra recommends that you try one or more of the following techniques. * Niacin: Take up to a total daily dose of 1 gram (1 gram=1,000 mg) taken in one or two doses. Start at a dose of 125mg, then double it as tolerated, up to…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…) or lumbrokinase, also known as Boluoke (20 mg one to two times daily). I also recommend niacin, up to 2 grams daily. But it needs to be regular niacin, since nonflush niacin won't work. When you take niacin, particularly at such high levels, you may experience a hot, tingly sensation—the famous…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…combination of the PAM diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise. * If your Lp(a) is high, my top recommendation to neutralize it is to take 1-3 g of niacin daily. I also recommend fish or squid oil (1 or 2 g daily) and either one of two natural clot-busting enzyme supplements: nattokinase (50 mg twice…

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4 Heart Risk Factors That Affect More Women Than Men

…raise your HDL cholesterol, I recommend weight loss, exercise, and reducing your intake of high-glycemic carbohydrates. You can also take vitamin B3 (niacin), 250 mg three times daily and slowly work up to 1-2 grams in divided doses three times daily. Plus, citrus Bergamot can also help, 500-1,000 mg daily…

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