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Posted by 4939068616478644651 on Aug 26, 2012
My Wife was involved in a near fatal RTA in 1963. She now has a VERY highly permeable blood brain barrier.Bought this product to see if the Statin could help reduce this permeabilty. Trial introduction Abandoned due to central nervous system side effects after 48 Hrs. Statins have been reported as being effective against BBB dysfunction sadly my Wife's BBB is Too compromised. My studies have been extensive and research clearly suggests that Red Rice Yeast/ statin may well be effective in reducing BBB permeability in MS situations. If you choose to go down this route may I also suggest a combined Magnesium, Calcium and Boron Supplement at RDA. Calcium in it's ionic form is a central pillar of normal BBB funtionality, and often lacking Post Menopause. God Bless.
Posted by Reviewer2186886 on Nov 14, 2011
This is the same product that is sold by my naturopath and I save a few dollars by purchasing it through IHerb. I have found it to be effective- lowering my total cholesterol from 280 to 190 over a years time.
Could not live without.
Posted by Reviewer2296928 on Mar 22, 2011
I love this product. It truly works. Took my cholesterol from 398 to 160 in 6 weeks. Love, Love.
Statin drugs are risky and unnecessary
Posted by Reviewer1067375 on Jan 26, 2011
I have taken Choleast by Thorne since 2003. It has helped tremendously in keeping my otherwise high total cholesterol at reasonable levels. For my body, this product reduces my LDL without reducing my HDL and that gives me a good ratio. It also helps keep LDL particles large and buoyant instead of small and dense. Small and dense particles gives greater capacity to lodge in vessels and collectively become plaque. I also appreciate that Thorne Research has added CoQ10 to their product. This is not the case with many other red yeast rice products on the market. Red Yeast Rice (and pharma statin drugs) are documented for depleting CoQ10 in the body so if one takes a red yeast rice product without CoQ10, one should supplement.
Posted by Reviewer1847327 on Dec 04, 2010
Bought my cholesterol down to healthy range and dcotor is very happy with the results.
Posted by Reviewer1008175 on Jan 02, 2014
My father has been on these for 2 years. Bad cholesterol has dropped from 9+ to 5.5. And it is still maintained / dropping!
Posted by Reviewer1807266 on Jan 08, 2015
Product has been very useful in keeping my levels in check.
Choleast -Excellent product
Posted by 5469681409616899334 on Feb 08, 2015
This product is excellent in reducing Cholestrol levels. I was on statins for years, and had numerous side effects. Choleast has reduced my levels, lower than I have ever seen in the past years, and with no side effects at all.
The statin you have when you are not having a statin!
Posted by 5759480097669834289 on Feb 25, 2015
The statin you have when you are not having a statin!!!!!!!!!!!! Has all sorts of goodies which do not appear in statins from the drug companies.
Posted by 5662505255884645534 on Jan 12, 2013
I am impressed by the price difference I have been able to obtain via iHerbs