Review: could Niacin cause Tia (Transient ischemic attack)?
Summary: there is no Tia reported by people who take Niacin yet.
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Niacin has active ingredients of niacin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 6,313 Niacin users)
Tia (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow)) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, weight loss, obesity. (latest reports from 346 Tia patients)
On Jan, 2, 2015: No report is found
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Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
anonymousXuka on Aug, 16, 2014:
Have you ever had a fall or injure to the head? (I never had it) but I can relate to you. Because I had a dog that gave birth to these 5 puppies. One of the puppies that I gave away later had continues epilepsy. I later found out that the dog's owner abuse her a lot (hitting in the head.) But none of other 5 or the mom or dad had it (I own the mom & dad). The owner ended up giving the dog away to get killed. I had to go the shelter to take the dog back. One thing I noticed that the dog would get seizure whenever she heard loud noises (like my mom yelling) couple hours prior that. May be you could try to figure out if there was any pattern that could help you to prevent the seizures from happening. Some people think it's silly but one thing helps me going through difficult times is to focus on the positives by listening to the audio "The Secret" & "The Power" from Rhonda Burne. I hope you can get cured soon; miracles do happen. I wish you all the best.
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