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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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Is weight gainers has side effects?

Is weight gainers has side effects?

Well...weight gain.: Usual weight gain supplements are just a concentrated form of calories - carbohydrates, protein and fat. Some have upwards of 1000 calories per shake - some even more. So the issue becomes weight gain, not the good kind, if you're not using those extra calories. If your activity level does not counterbalance the increase in calories, you'll gain weight, but not healthy weight. ...Read more

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