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Niacin Benefits Outweigh Reddening Reaction

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The B vitamin niacin has long been seen as a way to improve your HDL (good cholesterol).? This powerful substance also helps collect LDL (bad cholesterol) from your bloodstream and gets it to the liver for disposal.

One problem with niacin is that it can cause a reddening or flushing of the face. Most agree the benefits far outweigh this minor problem but patients may not always agree.? The flushing is uncomfortable and might cause seniors who are in need of additional niacin to forego taking the supplement.

Taking the right medications at the right times is a critical aspect of in home senior care.? The myriad of prescriptions, over the counter medications and dietary supplements can cause confusion for a senior or family member who is offering assistance.

Enlisting the help of an experienced senior care service provider can ease the stress associated with difficult roles like medication management.?? In addition to medication management a well trained health aide can assume duties like meal preparation and grocery shopping assistance as well.? Hiring a home health aide helps to ensure the best possible environment for a senior in need of care and for those family members who are called upon to provide assistance.

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