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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Started having major dizzy spells and blurry vision on top of the other side effects--My doctor took me off the Niaspan, suggesting some food supplements instead... flax seed, more fish oil... whee. LOL
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    flax seed is easy and I think it tastes good. I hope you find stuff that works. emoticon
    3787 days ago
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    Hi: I am concerned about your problems. I think the other Friends had good advice. Take care of y ourself. And check back with the doctor. Ask questions, questions, questions. Many times doctors don't take the time to explain the details to you.

    Keep us informed.

    3788 days ago
    When taking any kind of supplements, you should research what effects of too little and too much have on your body. Your body obviously is quite vocal with feedback, which is great. Listen to it. Woweetoo has a good suggestion.
    3788 days ago
    So glad you are off the Niaspan. I am with Mary on this one...did the doctor check your kidneys yet. Kidney failure can happen in an instant. Hope you are trying the supplements instead. Please keep us posted.
    Love and hugs,
    3788 days ago
    large doses of b vitamin niasin yep it causes acute kidney failure my dear..did the doc draw more blood to check those kidneys??
    the lady mary emoticon
    3788 days ago
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