Re: My cholesterol is now near normal, and
this is without making Pfizer rich!!
CoEnzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone) - 120 mg 2x daily
I would suggest taking as well:
* Niacin 500mg 2x daily
* Red Yeast rice 600mg 2x/day
* Policosanol 2x/day
* Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) - (cod liver oil is better than fish oil)
I applaud your tenacity in getting to the bottom of your statin side effects.
I'm curious as to why you are still trying to lower your cholesterol?
Your brain, heart and every cell in your body needs cholesterol.
Red Yeast Rice is a natural statin (lovastatin) and can cause all the same
nasty side effects as prescription statins, even though you are
supplementing with CoQ10. Statins and CoQ10 use the same mevalonate
pathway and "curtail the availability of ubiquinone (CoQ10), vital to
mitochondrial function and energy production".
Niacin, even doses as low as 500 mg, can cause elevated homocysteine,
which in turn causes "inflammation".
Please read Dr Graveline's article: Statin Alternatives