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Which B Complex? Do I need to avoid Niacin?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by wendyh, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. wendyh


  2. Ema

    Ema Senior Member

    Midwest USA
    The Swanson product has niacin in the form of inositol hexanicotinate. This is also vasodilatory (which you would likely want to avoid) much like niacin in high doses. However, the doses in this product don't look to be all that high so it might be fine.

    Niacinamide doesn't cause vasodilation the way that niacin does so you may want to look for a product that contains that to get the benefits of niacin.

    I personally take Pure Encapsulations B Complex Plus.

    As far as OI, you can suss out pretty easily whether or not you have it with a BP monitor...or if you get dizzy when you stand up too quickly.
  3. Jarod

    Jarod Senior Member

    planet earth
    Niacin is one of my favorite B vitamins. I take the "flush free" niacin.

    I take the B vits seperately to avoid taking B6.

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