Talk to your doctor about supplements and herbs
Below are some of the herbs and supplements that may help lower your blood cholesterol levels. However, consult to your doctor first before actively using them as natural na pampababa ng cholesterol.
Some authorities like the US Food and Drug Administration approves the use of prescription-form Niacin (vitamin B3) as treatment of abnormal blood cholesterol1 levels.
Please keep in mind that prescription-form niacin typically comes in higher doses (greater than 500 mg), compared to vitamin B supplements. Also, it’s shown to optimize blood cholesterol levels and decrease cardiovascular events. However, the latter is still under debate among experts, and will still need further studies.
You’ve probably heard about psyllium husks – the grainy, light-brownish powder that reports say helps ease digestive conditions like diarrhea, constipation, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Reports2 say that its high fiber content is also helpful in lowering cholesterol. One study3 even concluded that it may be a good therapeutic option for patients with mild to moderate high blood cholesterol.