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by Ski
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: ? about Niacin and lipids
Replies: 20
Views: 715

Re: ? about Niacin and lipids

@cwicker
lipids are a controversial topic in itself. Zetia is another option although it does not have the anti-inflammatory properties of a statin but certainly lowered my values and LDL-P.
by Ski
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins
Replies: 37
Views: 2480

Re: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins

NewRon wrote:This great information, thank you all very much!

If one was to cut down on ones B Complex, would it be ok to take one every second day? I use Jarrow B Right.

Thats pretty much the approach Ive now adopted with these. I did up my TMG to 1000mg daily.
by Ski
Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: ? about Niacin and lipids
Replies: 20
Views: 715

? about Niacin and lipids

Yeah the various responses people have to statins is remarkable. wish I never had to be on one but oh well, roll the dice.
by Ski
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: ? about Niacin and lipids
Replies: 20
Views: 715

Re: ? about Niacin and lipids

I get myalgias with statins. I'm pretty athletic and my lipid specialist said, "I've never had an athlete who can stay on a statin." Even 5 mg Lipitor twice a week is too much after a few weeks. Maybe for him but thats hardly an accurate statement. I would consider myself pretty athletic ...
by Ski
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: ? about Niacin and lipids
Replies: 20
Views: 715

Re: ? about Niacin and lipids

Hi all, I am new to the forum. I don't have my genetics tests back yet but both my parents have Alzheimer's (both developed at age 75) and are in long term care. Like many of you, I have problematic lipids with high LDL P levels. In fact, my athletic brother died at 56 (E3/E4) due to sudden cardiac...
by Ski
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Interesting new studies on Cancer to Sugar in-take connection
Replies: 16
Views: 767

Re: Interesting new studies on Cancer to Sugar in-take connection

Sorry, wrong use of the term as I know its a lot more complex than that.
by Ski
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Interesting new studies on Cancer to Sugar in-take connection
Replies: 16
Views: 767

Re: Interesting new studies on Cancer to Sugar in-take connection

I believe this theory has already been debunked. I remember reading some time ago about a study where they completely starved the body of sugar and the cancer cells still found a way to survive and grow.
by Ski
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins
Replies: 37
Views: 2480

Re: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins

Are you taking these because of MTHFR or homocysteine or both? Have you done any testing of your B vitamin levels? Susan - I am hetero on these two...MTHFR C677T and MTHFR A1298C. And yes my homocysteine was at 11 and after being on that formula it dropped down to 7. No, Ive never checked my B leve...
by Ski
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins
Replies: 37
Views: 2480

Re: Increasing cancer risk by taking b vitamins

I see now that its also being implicated in higher risk for lung cancer in males.
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/884611

I take a daily B6-50mg/Quatrefolic folate-800mcg/B12(methylcobalamin)-500mcg/TMG-500mg formula and pondering backing off a little.

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