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Is it safe to eat chia seeds if I take eliquis?

Is it safe to eat chia seeds if I take eliquis?

Chia seeds: There have been reports of chia seeds when eaten in large quantities may cause "blood thinning" or increase bleeding risks. Eliquis may cause increase of bleeding risks. Thus, consume chia seeds in moderation and be on the lookout for any signs or symptoms of bleeding from Eliquis. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Is it safe to eat chia seeds during pregnancy and how much of them?

Is it safe to eat chia seeds during pregnancy and how much of them?

Chia seeds: Chia seeds are safe and nutritious. The seeds can help add fiber to the diet and help fight constipation. The blond or white chia seems to be the best. ...Read more

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How much chia seeds should I eat to supplement DHA during pregnancy?

How much chia seeds should I eat to supplement DHA during pregnancy?

Chia Seeds: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w. ...Read more

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I eat lots of green veggies, fruit, chia seeds/flax I also exercise 5x a week, drink 4 glasses of water per day. 1/2 the time I have healthy poops and 1/2 the time I have pebbles + constipation. Why?

I eat lots of green veggies, fruit, chia seeds/flax I also exercise 5x a week, drink 4 glasses of water per day. 1/2 the time I have healthy poops and 1/2 the time I have pebbles + constipation. Why?

Fruits and veggies: Your diet will define the consistency of your stool. The fruits and veggies along with the chia and flax can alter the stool. Play detective and start to note which fruits and veggies etc you eat make it one way or the other. ...Read more

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Chia seeds to lose weight?

Chia seeds to lose weight?

Scam: They will work if and only if you restrict calories and actively exercise. There is no magic food, supplement or anything else. The key is to find a few quality friends who are involved with fitness and join them, as intensely as you can. Your weight will adjust itself. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds detox your body?

Can chia seeds detox your body?

Won't hurt: There have only been three documented studies on the benefit of chia seeds. None confirmed they detox the body. They are good for your health though.
Chia seeds are a concentrated food containing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good for lactation?

Is chia seed good for lactation?

Chia: At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research). Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the. ...Read more

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Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

There may be: Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin / blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic. ...Read more

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Are chia seeds an opiate?

No: Chia seeds do not have an opioid properties. ...Read more

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Is chia seed good supplement?

Is chia seed good supplement?

NO WASTE OF MONEY: Chia seeds are sold as a weight loss supplement with claim that it curbs the appetite
but there is no evidence that it does so, a study done at appalachian university in north carolina did not see any appetite reduction or weight loss over 12 weeks trial. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Can chia seeds cause palpitations?

Chia: I agree with dr. Ali -- chia seeds have been eaten safely for years, and even the ancient aztecs enjoyed them. Clinical studies show they may reduce blood pressure, hb a1c, fibrinogen, and high-sensitivity c-reactive protein -- making them potentially heart-protective. Http://tinyurl. Com/lts5d79 I can find no mention of palpitations. Please work with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Are chia seeds good for hypothyroid?

Are chia seeds good for hypothyroid?

No: No they are not. Thyroid replacement therapy is the only effective treatment. ...Read more

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Is chia seeds bad if u have a hernia?

Is chia seeds bad if u have a hernia?

Unrelated: Only if they give you constipation are they bad. Herbal additived do no go thru the fda for safety. Lrt the buyer beware. ...Read more

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Can bed bugs look like little chia seeds?

Can bed bugs look like little chia seeds?

? exoskeletons?: Here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by bedbugs. First you may notice blood smears on your bedding (yes this is your blood). Remember that the blood smears usually turn black over time. Second you may see amber colored “shells” which occurs when the bed bug sheds it's exoskeleton. A third sign of infestation is bug feces on your sheets (brown- black dots). The fourth >. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds be consumed with warfarin?

Can chia seeds be consumed with warfarin?

Caution, check w/ MD: Warfarin (coumadin (warfarin)) is an oral anticoagulant that interferes with Vitamin K associated synthesis of coagulation proteins in the liver. Chia is grown commercially for its seed, a food that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and does not have vitamin K to interfere with coumadin (warfarin). However, there are case reports of increased bleeding risk in patients using an anticoagulant if also consumed with chia. ...Read more

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Which one is better chia seed or krill oil?

Cheaper.: There is no solid data that either one is better for you than established medical treatment. ...Read more

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Can chia seeds cause a positive urine drug test?

Can chia seeds cause a positive urine drug test?

Yes: May cause a drug test to be positive for opiates. ...Read more

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Chia seeds seem to help lose weight, is this possible?

Chia seeds seem to help lose weight, is this possible?

Research says: Otherwise. Chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein ; antioxidants. Of two studies on the effect of chia on weight loss – neither study showed weight loss effects. ...Read more

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What do you think about puttimg chia seeds in oatmeal for breakfast?

What do you think about puttimg chia seeds in oatmeal for breakfast?

Chia Seeds: Chia seeds are a an unprocessed, whole-grain food that can be absorbed by the body. They contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, and calcium. Two clinical trials examined heart health and body weight and found no effect on weight loss. Given their nutritional properties, they may benefit heart health. More research needed in this area. ...Read more

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Why do I have constipation with chia seeds and not other types of seeds?

Why do I have constipation with chia seeds and not other types of seeds?

Uncertain: But one ounce of chia seeds has 11 grams of fiber. If you don't hydrate adequately with this much fiber - you are likely to become constipated. ...Read more

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I am considering using chia seeds to help increase my breastmilk supply?

OK: Patients frequently do this, the results that have been reported to me are usually positive.

A few do not find any improvement. ...Read more

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Can I take chia seeds if I have gastritis and digestion problem? Thankz. :-))

Can I take chia seeds if I have gastritis and digestion problem? Thankz. :-))

Chia: Chia seeds are a good source of omega3 fatty acids and fiber. This should be no problem with gastritis. Not sure what you mean by digestion problems. Chia should be beneficial with constipation and some forma of ibs. ...Read more

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I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit? I'm

I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit? I'm

Take both: Chia seeds have more fiber. This is good but can also cause more bloating and gas which could be bad. Chia seeds are higher in omega 3s. I would alternate the two for the sake of variety! ...Read more

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Are chia seeds really all they're claimed to be? If they do help you feel full, would like to add to breakfast cereal. Yet another fad or beneficial?

Are chia seeds really all they're claimed to be? If they do help you feel full, would like to add to breakfast cereal. Yet another fad or beneficial?

Chia Seeds: Chia are seeds from salvia hispanca which grows in the desert. They can be a healthy snack as they contain omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein ; antioxidants. Chia have calcium, vitamin c, zinc, phosphorous, iron ; potassium. Of two studies on the effect of chia on weight loss – neither study showed weight loss effects. ...Read more

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Can someone with diverticulosis have chia seeds?

Can someone with diverticulosis have chia seeds?

Should be fine.: Studies have shown that nuts and seeds are fine for peope with diverticulosis. ...Read more

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Do chia seeds have any effect on seizure medicatiions?

Do chia seeds have any effect on seizure medicatiions?

Hard: Hard to be sure. Any chemicals can potentially affect how the liver processes and metabolizes meds (can increase or decrease med levels). There are other possible mechanisms of interaction. I'm leery of unregulated, unknown substances. Being "natural" doesn't help. Hemlock is natural. ...Read more

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Can I drink chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Can I drink chia seeds while breastfeeding?

Yes, they are safe: During pregnancy and breastfeeding. God Bless u! http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/486314-can-pregnant-women-eat-chia-seeds/ ...Read more