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Doctor insights on: Flaxseed Meal Side Effects

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Flaxseed (Definition)

The seed of the flax plant is very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are beneficial for health. They are most nutritious if 1-2 t are soaked in 2-4 t of water and blended into a drink or added into food. Ground flaxseeds are a nutritious source of fiber that can be added to food. They come as golden or brown. Their nutty taste make a delicious addition to foods ...Read more


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I have lone afib and started taking Xaltro.Does it matter which meal I take it with.The dose is 20,and scared of side effects.. ?

I have lone afib and started taking Xaltro.Does it matter which meal I take it with.The dose is 20,and scared of side effects..
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No interaction: Xarelto is one of the new anticoagulants which are safer than warfarin and they do not interact with food or other medications. You just need to follow pharmacist recommendations about best time to take it. ...Read more

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What are common side effects of barium swallow and barium meal tests?

What are common side effects of barium swallow and barium meal tests?

Not many: Barium contrast is inert usually without reaction. Constipation from barium can occur. Usually not permanent side effects. Do receive some irradiation from the test. Most radiologists try to keep dose of radiation as low as possible. ...Read more

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Is taking apple cedar vinegar 2 sp with water before each meal for weight loss has side effects ?

Is taking apple cedar vinegar 2 sp with water before each meal for weight loss has side effects ?

Diet Myths: There will be no health benefits and this plan will not in any way increase your chances or any real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of flaxseed oil compared to flaxseed meal?

What are the health benefits of flaxseed oil compared to flaxseed meal?

See: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/health-difference-between-flaxseed-meal-flaxseed-oil-10629.html

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My 3 year old daughter has hard poo & it hurts when she passes it daily. Should I try flaxseed meal in her porridge or psyllium husk? Thanks.

My 3 year old daughter has hard poo & it hurts when she passes it daily. Should I try flaxseed meal in her porridge or psyllium husk? Thanks.

Can use: Increase fluid intake and try fruit and other high fiber foods first you can get liquid soft softnets but if you add too much flax etc you may cause had Increase fluids first and fresh fruit ...Read more

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How to maximize absorption of algal EPA/DHA supplement? Does flaxseed with the same meal help/hurt? Do other oils, minerals/vits compete with EPA/DHA?

How to maximize absorption of algal EPA/DHA supplement? Does flaxseed with the same meal help/hurt? Do other oils, minerals/vits compete with EPA/DHA?

Complex question!: Take these supplements with a meal as the digestive enzymes will help increase absorption. Theoretically taking additional digestive enzymes could help.Flax seed has to be converted to EPA and DHA to function similarly. I know of no other nutrients that compete with absorption but because flax is high in fiber and used to lower cholesterol by binding, you should take EPA/DHA separate from flax. ...Read more

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Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effect: Do you mean "simvastatin"?, if so, then there is no side effect from stopping simvastatin; however if you have high cholesterol and you stop taking your medication, the level of cholesterol may increase again, you also need to control your diet, such as avoiding red meat , cheese, eggs, whole milk etc... ...Read more

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Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

Any side effects for taking garlic pills?

None: Garlic seems to be a popular nutrition addition although there is no data to support its efficacy. The only side effect is the cost of the item. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the abc diet?

What are the side effects of the abc diet?

Ana Boot Camp Diet: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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Which side effects do color contacts have?

Which side effects do color contacts have?

Few: If fit properly most have clear centers and the side effects are those of all other contact lenses relating to fit and power and the adherence of the wearer to proper use. ...Read more

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If I share my friend cigarate ? Side effects

If I share my friend cigarate ? Side effects

Share germs: If your friend has an infection that is spread by saliva then you could catch it from sharing a cigarette. ...Read more

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