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Posted by: Kevin | 2007/06/11

Niacin

I am diabetic type 2 - no medication all diet controlled - am also hypertensive take norvasc at night and cozaar comp in the morning - age 51 - would taking 100mg niacin assist with circulation and if so would it have any negative effects on my blood pressure? Your assistance and advice would be greatly appreciated, Many Thanks

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Dear Kevin
It won't affect your bloodpressure negatively. It helps to lower cholesterol and assists your metabolism.
See http://www.health24.com/dietnfood/Whats_in_food/15-47-94-98.asp

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