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4 Heart Risk Factors That Affect More Women Than Men

…disease. To 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…

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Natural Solutions for a Healthy Cholesterol Level

…(lovastatin), Pravachol (pravastatin), and Lescol (fluvastatin). These drugs can be dangerous if taken with high levels of long-acting niacin (vitamin B3). Side effects of statin medications also include dizziness, headache, extreme fatigue, swelling of the ankles, muscle weakness and liver toxicity…

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Is Niacin Effective and Safe? Here’s My Take

…have seen, a new report published in The New England Journal of Medicine has brought into question the effectiveness and safety of niacin—vitamin B3 that’s often used to control cholesterol problems. The primary benefits of niacin are reducing LDL cholesterol, raising HDL cholesterol, and reducing…

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