Niacin aka B3
Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, is an important nutrient. Every part of your body needs it to function properly.
As a supplement, niacin may help lower cholesterol, ease arthritis and boost brain function, among other benefits.
However, it can also cause serious side effects if you take large doses.
This article explains everything you need to know about niacin:
9 Science-Based Benefits of Niacin (Vitamin B3)*
We prefer the Time Release versions to avoid the Niacin flush (where the niacin causes the small blood vessels in your skin to dilate so more blood rushed through).
Niacin overdose is unlikely if you take niacin only in the amount prescribed by your doctor.
Niacin overdose signs and symptoms include: Severe skin flushing combined with dizziness, Rapid heartbeat, Itching, Nausea and vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhea and/or Gout**
If you are not sure where to start, the lower dose Niacin 250 Time Release from Patient One might be a good place to start.