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does flaxseed oil change bowel color

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
Schedule changes: May try getting up 15 minutes earlier, exercising, and then having a warm breakfast and then time to go to the bathroom for bowel function. This is r ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
It's the iron: It will turn your stools black or dark green.
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Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Iron pills will: it is probably the iron pills causing bark green/black stools.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Let him do it: It's a great binder for paint and a component for putty, and is probably not going to do him any harm and may make him feel better. If he believes all ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Typically not: Flaxseed oil contains ala, an omega-3 fatty acid known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-coagulant benefits as a healthy fatty acids. It is not typicall ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
V cholesterol: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: No proof of benefit.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Oil: Oil goes rancid quicker when in heat or sunlight. Oil kept from air, light and heat may last longer. Taste goes bad when rancid.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes, it may...: Flaxseed oil is high in polyunsaturated fats and linolenic acid. It has been studied to raise the good HDL cholesterol. Webmd lists increased bleeding ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Look for some other cause.

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