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What vitamins can be prescribed to help lower blood cholesterol levels?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and converting your LDL to a less harmful subtype. As a negative, Niacin can cause facial flushing and redness so get the flush free variety. And have your liver enzyme values monitored, as they can be affected by Niacin use.
Last updated Feb 27, 2015

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