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Is NIACIN good or bad for us?

Discussion in 'Problems Standing: Orthostatic Intolerance; POTS' started by keenly, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. keenly

    keenly Senior Member

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    hi

    i want to do william rea's detox; i have MAJOR allergies and MCS.

    It involves large dose niacin; is this a good idea?

    Paul
     
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    Frank Senior Member

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    Keenly i will try the niacin flush in one of the comming weeks. My allergies however are probably not as bad as yours. I've managed to improve a lot of symptoms of MCS. Altough i still have problems with parfums, I can stand daily doses of diflucan and artesunate, as well as a lot of other medications and supplements. The only way you will know it is trying..
     
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    My B3 level showed very low after testing. Start with a low dose . 300 mg gives me the flush.
     
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    I tried Niacin after deciding to quite statins--I had a disastrous return of Premature Ventricular Contractions, verified in Emerg, and was told this had been observed before. I quit Niacin. Chris
     
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    I just tried niacin for about a week.

    The vasodilation made me have pain all over my body. It was not good for me at all.
     
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    It turned me into a prickly beetroot for hours.:p
    Michael refused to take me out to the shops looking like that.

    It's didn't help with energy, on that one occassion I took it.

    I didn't try it again, because the "prickly beetroot" bit was so alarming.
     
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