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Doctor insights on: Flax Hull Lignans

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If you have heart disease with aorta valve replacement and have moobs should I take flax hull lignan ?

If you have heart disease with aorta valve replacement and have moobs should I take flax hull lignan ?

Heart Disease & Diet: 81 year old gentleman with aortic valve replacement, hypertension &osteoporosis. Follow a heart healthy low salt and low fat diet/ American Heart Association guidelines. Flax hulls are rich in antioxidants but have not been proven to have efficacy in any disease state. More importantly, focus on eating healthy vegetables, lean meats and dairy. Flax hulls ok. Good luck. http://tinyurl.com/gwdnq7o ...Read more

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Does flax increase estrogen?

Not enough: To make any difference. In fact, taking it doesn't really make any difference except to spend money. ...Read more

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Are organic flax seeds safe?

Are organic flax seeds safe?

Sure: Flax seed oil actually has Omega-3 fatty acids in it which has the possibility to help the heart and brain ... Although the actual science on if and how it helps is still a bit murky at this point. As with almost anything, moderation is key. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How much flax seed do I need?

How much flax seed do I need?

None...: Flaxseed is not something that the body requires to be able to function. There are some health benefits for flaxseed, though, so eat the amount that is good for you without overeating. ...Read more

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What is benefit of flax seeds?

What is benefit of flax seeds?

A few uses/benefits: Use for: constipation, prostate hypertrophy (use oil oil), diabetes, diverticulitis, gastritis, hypercholesterolemia, irritable bowel, menopausal, lupus-related kidney inflammation (nephritis) etc.. Efficacy: possible effective for diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, menopausal symptoms, and lupus nephritis.. Fortunately, not much side effects.. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do I take milled flax seed?

Additive: You can add flaxseed to yogurt, breakfast cereal, baking or condiments. ...Read more

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Is it important to take flax oil?

Is it important to take flax oil?

Depends : Flax oil is a source of omega 3 oils. If you have a condition that has been shown to benefit from use of of these, then they may be useful. ...Read more

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Will flax seeds help to cure pco's?

Will flax seeds help to cure pco's?

Flax seeds for PCOS: I understand your distress of PCOS. “Effect of Flaxseed Supplementation on Hormonal Levels Associated with PCOS: A Case Study” by Debra Nowak states: Clinically-significant Decrease in Androgen levels with a concomitant Reduction in Hirsutism (excessive hair on face and other parts of body) There is need for further research of flaxseed supplement on hormonal levels and clinical symptoms of PCOS. ...Read more

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Could too much flax seed be dangerous?

Could too much flax seed be dangerous?

Difficult question!: You would have to injest an extrem amount and you might be nauseous and puke. You may experience diarrheat augment bleeding if you have a coagulation problem and are on a blood thinner.. Why would this be done. From normal doses taken-(2-6g/day), you migh increase bleeding if you have a coagulation problem or are on blood thinnesr. For normals, few problems with this dose! good nutritional suppo. ...Read more