Holistic Therapy: Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) - Ted's Q&A

Browse Ted's Q&A

Niacin and Niacinamide

Posted by Tatiana (Vancouver, Canada) on 07/26/2007

I noticed that on the lupus cure pages 1 and 2, Ted recommended taking Niacin on the first page, and recommended taking niacinamide on the second page. I'm sure one is a typo...but which one?! Thanks!

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
391 posts

No, not typo. Niacin is used whenever capillary circulation is needed. However, for most B3 related deficiency and problems, I would generally used niacinamide as it does not cause flushing. For really tough cases of reducing cholesterol, an aspirin and niacin is used. Aspirin prevents the flushing, but has to be taken 30 minutes first. For most condition not related to microcirculation then a niacinamide is preferred.