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Joint Pain From Taking Red Yeast Rice
Is red rice yeast safe for someone who can't take statins due to joint pain? All the research says u.S only allows a trace of ingredient in them.
Depends: Ryr is a statin - it is not regulated by the fda. Statins do not cause joint pain or arthritis. They do cause muscle pain. The side effect is dose related. Smaller doses are often tolerated even in people who haven't tolerated a variety of statins at standard doses. Ryr may also cause muscle pain, depending on the amount you take and the concentration of statin in your batch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy groin/scrotum from sexual encounter. STD tests negative Muscle/Joint pain and red lips, fungal cream ineffective could this be a yeast infection?
Over 100 possibiliti: Over 100 possibilities. Needs rheumatologic evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sometimes when I step, my big toe feels like it has a sharp rock in it. There is no swelling, redness or joint pain. Does not hurt to the touch?
I have joint pain in my knees, elbows lasts 1 month Pain occurs in regular interval of 5-10 mins and lasts 20-30 sec. No swelling & redness. Is it hiv?
Less likely if only:: Arthralgia occurs in approximately 30% of patients with the acute retroviral syndrome. Other symptoms are Fever(75%), Fatigue(68%), Myalgia(49%), Rash(48%), Headache(45%), Sore throat(40%), Enlarged cervical lymph nodes(39%),Night sweats(28%) and Diarrhea(27%). If you only have joint pains it's possible but much less likely, that you have acute HIV. Arthralgia is not a symptom of chronic HIV. ...Read more
I have white spot on my tonsile and i have bad odours as spitting blood sometimes mix with muescus something like the rice and joint pain and heartache and fatigue?
Chrondolamacia getting worse, pinched nerve in back, symmetrical joint pain, esp in hands & wrists. Morning stiffness. Fatigue. A little redness. RA?
Needs work up: Diagnosis of autoimmune arthritis (such as RA) includes blood work, clinical exam, and if nec. a variety of imaging. See your Dr. From a radiology viewpoint, there are many tools. First and foremost are plain films. Quantitative dynamic MRI may actually be good for RA prognosis as well as early response to treatment. There are now good biologic drugs for RA, so it is not as scary as it once was ...Read more
Left side- face, jaw, neck, shoulder, and elbow "joint" pain with some specific sight swelling, and redness as well as feverish to the touch AND this has presented the same type symptoms in other "joints" on right side too. ?
Autoimmune or infect: Your symptoms could represent either an autoimmune disorder like Lupus or scleroderma or an infectious process like Lyme disease. These are just examples. You need to see a good internet to get blood tests and perhaps X-rays and have a through examination. Your internist could then refer you further if needed. If symptoms now, go to MD now. ...Read more
Swollen ring finger on left hand. No joint pain just stiffness. No other fingers hurt. Both hand and wrist feel fine. No redness. Any ideas?
Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.
Wt loss, skin hyperpigmentation, fatigue, joint pain . Blood work normal. Now swelling and redness top joints of fingers , shiny white arm rash?
Is red yeast rice safe to use for lowering my LDL . And should I be taking some other drug to counter act the side effects, if any?
Depends on brand...: Red yeast rice contains several natural forms of a class of drugs called statins. Lipitor, (atorvastatin) zocor, Crestor are all statins. The safety profile is similar to these prescription drugs. Pharmaceutical companies put pressure on the fda to put pressure on nutraceutical companies to remove the active ingredient. Herbal actives by nature's plus still contains it, others do not. Coq10, 300mg for s.E.'s. ...Read more
My doctor has put me on red yeast rice. On the most recent bottle i purchased it recommended taking coenzyme q-10. What do you suggest?
They are...: ....Two different things. Red yeast rice is to lower cholesterol. Coq-10 is for cellular energy. It's likely it was on the bottle because the company that makes the red yeast rice you purchased also makes other products and would like you to buy those too. Coq-10 may have some usefulness in heart disease and high blood pressure, but it will not help lower cholesterol as far as i know. ...Read more
Should i still take cholestoff and red yeast rice to reduce cholesterol level when just taking in liquids?
?clear liquids: If your liquids are clear liquids, there's no need to take cholesterol lowering medicine, but if your liquids include milk or cream based soups, you do. ...Read more
Maybe: Not sure which statin you were on nor the dose of the one you discontinued. But "red yeast rice" actually contains a low dose of a statin. Look at the active ingredients. Alot of people donot realise that red yeast rice has a statin in it, albeit a low dose. Before you start red yeast rice, therefore, get a baseline if CPK value. ...Read more
Just learned red yeast rice contains some lovastatin. Cpk high after taking crestor, (rosuvastatin) now stopped. It is possible switching to ryr is keeping CPK high?
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