Right now I am taking a prescription medication to reduce high cholesterol but this is very interesting to me. I know other members in this community are taking niacin and may come and share their personal experiences.
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Thank you Diane. I believe it was non-flushing.....my mistake. My sister, tried regular niacin and her skin started itching all over and she started feeling really warm. She discontinued it immediately.
Dianne, she has not tried the non flushing but plans too. She is not diabetic, eats pretty healthy and exercises a lot yet her cholesterol is high. Was reduced recently...gone vege... but can go lower. Doctor thinks it could be hereditary. My cholesterol done on 27/10/11 was hdl 32 (know it should be higher) ldl 106 (should be lower). My report states Cardiac Risk Factor 4.8 with the Avg. Risk being 3.5 - 6.4). I know the deal..diet and exercise, but don't mind trying the non-flushing myself. Will talk to my doctor at my next visit.
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