Jus started red yeast rice 2x daily with fish oil 2x daily. Having heart palpitations. Red yeast rice causing this? Didn't have before.

Unlikely. Red yeast rice is equivalent to 5mg of lovastatin. It could cause muscle aches and liver damage, but you won't notice this after only two days. Consult with your doctor regarding palpitations ; it would be reasonable to get bloodwork, and an ekg, as well as a holter monitor.

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Is it safe 2 tk 600mg red yeast rice 2 lower cholostral? I tk fish oil & powder called clean fiber. It lowered it but I heard tht red yeast is better

NO. Fish oil will have some effect on triglycerides and any fiber will block some cholesterol from being absorbed in the gut. But you should not rely on any of these things to improve your cholesterol in any significant way. First treatment is decent diet to lower LDL and exercise to increase hdl. Then, depending on other risk factors and levels you may need real meds. There is no proof on red yeast. Read more...

I am 34 years old, 365 pds, I take niacin, red yeast rice and fish oil, for high cholesterol, hbp at what age should I consider a asprian regimen?

Aspirin for weight ? You are at risk for heart disease due to your weight. Yes , Aspirin should be considered for you. White willow bark is the source of aspirin. Read more...
New regimen. Stop red yeast rice, stop fish oil. Go to md. Get started on a statin medication, Crestor or Lipitor (atorvastatin) after first checking thyroid and liver function. After cholesterol comes under control and after you work with a nutritionist on your weight, then could consider 81 mg Aspirin per day. Read more...
Probably 50. Because of your age, your risk is still on the low side, so instead of starting aspirin, you should do your best to lose weight. I know I am not offering groundbreaking news to you, but often we discount the most important thing that we can do and look for the esoteric. A 34 year old non-diabetic, does not need to be on aspirin, you need to lose weight, no matter what length you'd have to go to. Read more...

Will simvastatin 40mg and 1000mg of niacin and 2gs of fish oil and 1200mg of red yeast rice 1200mg help bring my cholestrol come down.

Yes...but! Niacin in conjunction with statins has largely fallen out of favor. Also ryr in addition to statins is redundant as ryr is a natural precursor to statins. How about Atorvastatin 80mg & fish oil ? Read more...
Yes, but. The fish oil, especially if epa, will reduce triglycerides and LDL cholesterol somewhat, there is also prescription fish oil vascepa, i would discontinue the niacin, statins reduce cholesterol. Read more...