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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Why?: Why would you want to take flaxseed when you don't know what's in it, what it's supposed to do, or why you're taking it. Don't get your medical info f ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No clear dangers: Ground flax seeds are a good source of omega 3 & 6 fatty acids which have many health benefits & may be important in improving function of thyroid hor ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Flaxseed may interact with acetaminophen, certain antibiotics, estrogens, furosemide, Ketoprofen, diabetes medication, anticoagulants & Metoprolo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nutrition ?: Adding coconut oil and flax seed to your daily diet will have no effect from your age (46 ) or on the onset of menopause. Although the average for men ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Juicing: Fresh organic juicing (with more vegetables than fruits) can be an excellent approach to weight loss. It can be expensive for purchase the vegetables ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
18 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
No: No risk of injury. You should still be able to absorb the medication just fine even though fiber may increase the speed at which food and medicines tr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Not as you surmise: Metamucil and flaxseed in can reduce constipation in the same way any other natural or supplemental fiber does. Neither speed up intestinal transit t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Nutra Bullet: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
With thyroxine: I'm not sure if you're wanting to take the listed supplements instead of thyroxine (no) or with your thyroxine (yes). Essentially, if your thyroid lev ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, : Yes, using flaxseed oil may help make tears more oily, which may help stabilize your tear film. Other things you can do is good lid hygiene which is d ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Pubmed: A good way is to go to PubMed, and search for the terms you are interested in. Another way to find out is to go to Google Scholar and do a search.

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