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Doctor insights on: Can Flax Seed Oil Pills Make Athletic Performance Better

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Can flax seed oil pills make athletic performance better?

Can flax seed oil pills make athletic performance better?

Doubtful!: No one thing usually makes performance better. It is an overall process of diet/good nutrition, rest, fluid intake, mental health, sleep and adequate rest, stretching and avoiding bad health habits. Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. Variety is the spice of life. Work with a reputable trainer to enhance performance with the above taken into consideration. ...Read more

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Flax seed oil which I'm going to put in my smoothies (for omega 3) and fish oil pills. what else can I do with flax oil?

Flax seed oil which I'm going to put in my smoothies (for omega 3) and fish oil pills. what else can I do with flax oil?

Many uses: I'm glad you're health-conscious. It's a cooking oil popular in Europe, it's the basis of putty, is used to lubricate pool cues and cricket bats, thin paint, and was the basis of linoleum. Despite all the talk online, if there's a real health benefit it awaits demonstration. Enjoy your smoothies, but these are no substitute for sensible eating, avoiding smoking and staying aerobically fit. ...Read more

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Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

No: The vest treatments for gout are dietary and pharmacological measures to lower uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Does flax seed oil cause cyst ? I had it a year ago

Does flax seed oil cause cyst ? I had it a year ago

No: Flax seed oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. It does not cause cysts. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

Possibly inflamation: Flaxseed oil is a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid. The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil may decrease inflammation. That is why flaxseed oil is thought to be useful for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of taking flax seed oil?

What are the proven advantages of taking flax seed oil?

V cholesterol/ fats: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more

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How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient ?

How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient ?

For what purpose?: The body has to convert the omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed oil into epa and dha which are 2 kinds of omega 3 fatty acids which the body can utilize. Only 10% of the ala in flax seed oil is converted into epa and dha which are present in fish oil. Fish oil is better than flax seed oil for this reason. ...Read more

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How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

How effective is flax seed oil on hot flashes during premenopause?

Disagreement: Among experts, but I have not personally found it to be effective, while others state it is. Low dose Clonidine (0.05 mg twice daily) has been more effective in my experience, but doesn't work for everyone. ...Read more

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Does flax seed oil interfere with lovenox or coumadin (warfarin)?

Does flax seed oil interfere with lovenox or coumadin (warfarin)?

Can be a factor: Flax seed oil makes platelets more slippery and therefore reduce clotting. When combined with Coumadin (warfarin) this can be a factor for increasing bleeding and potentially dangerous. Close followup with your physician to monitor your protimes will help to reduce this risk and allow you to enjoy the benefits of the flax seed oil. ...Read more

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Would flax seed oil or fish oil be a better blood thinner?

Would flax seed oil or fish oil be a better blood thinner?

Comparable effects: Both fish oil and flax oil contain omega 3 fatty acids which are known to significantly thin the blood. With both the effects are dose-related; higher amounts thin the blood more. I do not know of any studies comparing their effects on thinning blood but would expect they would be fairly comparable. See www.Parade.Com/health/askdrrosenfeld/nutrition/fish-oil.Html. ...Read more

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Help please! is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Help please! is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Only: If you want to waste your money. Spend your money more wisely on quality food, exrcise and test strips. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more