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does evening primrose oil suppress the appetite

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: The oil is extracted from the flower seeds for most medicinal uses. The oil contains 25 percent essential fatty acids, which often are promoted for th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Oil of primrose is often used for pms and has an additional fat for those who need it. It is usually fine to take and causes few symptoms, perhaps GI ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Why?: The bigger question is why on earth would you want to? They are a waste of money.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not clear: Evening primrose oil is a source of the essential omega six fatty acid gla- and has been shown to help with the itching of eczema. There is some mixed ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Eczema, Breast pain: The effectiveness of evening primrose oil stems from an ingredient called gamma-linolenic acid, or gla, an essential fatty acid thought to have anti-i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Primrose Oil: Yes. Of course. It has many uses in the naturopathic realm of medicine.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No evidence: I wouldn't rely on evening primrose for your teen's moods. Evening primrose oil is a source of essential omega 6 fatty acid gla. There's some mixed ev ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not clear: The data on evening primrose oil is spotty at best- some mixed evidence on its efficacy for treating breast symptoms, menopause and pms- i've actually ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know: A problem with anything not prescribed by a dr. Is that we have no idea what is in the substance you are taking.Please read the very small print on th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not wise: Both passion flower and evening primrose oil contain chemicals that may reduce the blood's ability to form clots. When taken together, they can increa ... Read More

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