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Flaxseed Oil Rosacea
Any options for blepharitis when antibiotic therapy/steroids fail? (Have had for ten years with rosacea)Take fish/flaxseed oil daily.
Environmental causes: It appears that physicians have tried to treat you with the usual methods. One then looks at the environment for possible causes. There are now many steps to make the living areas of home and office less irritating and maybe decrease some of your symptoms. When did this first develop for you? What types of eye make up do you use? Do you wear contact lens? A detailed history helps find treatment ...Read more
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
Baby oil for rosacea: Unfortunately the redness from rosacea is very difficult to treat. Baby oil is unlikely to do much except clog your pores. I would recommend trying one of the over the counter redness relief lines from clinique or eucerin or a consult with your doctor to try some prescription rosacea medications. ...Read more
I have rosacea and my cream isn't working anymore. I tried olive oil (works for my mum) but it doesn't help either. What else can I try?
Wide range of meds: In addition to dietary management, there are a wide range of new medical treatments beyond metragel which include agents such as oracea, finacea, oral or topical retinoids and even pdt. There have been some recent anecdotal reports of the off label use of intradermal Botox to benefit rosacea. ...Read more
Oil glands on chin work fine but not sweat glands for past yr. Work out hard but no sweat. Not dehydrated. Ipl for rosacea 8 mo. Ago. How do you fix?
What are dermatologists review on using extra virgin coconut oil and banana peels for adult acne? I have amyopathic dermatomyositis and rosacea.
Lipoproteins: 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
Yes: It's a popular cooking oil and like anything else greasy and good-tasting, we tend to overeat and get fat from it. If you're actually taking the oil, it's still calories. Real evidence of any health benefit remains sparse at best. Why not just eat sensibly, avoid unhealthy habits, and focus on physical fitness? Health doesn't come from a bottle or pills. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is alright.Get a more detailed answer ›
V cholesterol: 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
Yes- source of EFA's: Flax oil is a source of the essential fatty acids ala & gla. Just as vitamins, minerals & Amino Acids are essential for health, so are these 2 fatty acids and flax oil contains both. Flax oil may help prevent heart disease & cancer, is anti-inflammatory & good for skin etc. See http://www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-flaxseed-oil. Html & http://www. Essortment. Com/flax-seed-oil-benefits-41778.Html. See comment. ...Read more
Flaxseed oil: Http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/supplement-guide-flaxseed-oilGet a more detailed answer ›
I am not sure if all the benefits are known but flaxseed oil is claimed to help regulate the menstrual cycle, relieve hot flashes & reduce menstrual cramping & excessive bleeding. It is anti-inflammatory, reduces risk of heart disease & cancer, is good for skin & nails & may help with depression and anxiety. Choose organic "high lignan" flax oil. See
http://www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-flaxseed-oil. Html. ...Read more
Oil: Oil goes rancid quicker when in heat or sunlight. Oil kept from air, light and heat may last longer. Taste goes bad when rancid. ...Read more
Cholesterol: 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
No magic: This has been promoted as a 'superfood' which is simply made up. Food choices have much less impact on your overall health than does staying physically fit, eating a sensible and balanced diet, avoiding tobacco and illegal drugs, using alcohol wisely if at all, and learning good living skills and working hard. You're right to care about your health, but the key's not on the dinner plate. ...Read more
Good for most but...:
Flaxseed oil is an excellent source of essential omega 3 ; 6 fatty acids. It likely reduces inflammation ; helps prevent heart disease ; cancer. However, some people have difficulty converting the omega 3 ala into epa ; dha (found in fish oil). It might harm those with diabetes, schizophrenia, macular degeneration ; prostate cancer. See
http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement/flaxseed-oil. ...Read more
Let him do it: It's a great binder for paint and a component for putty, and is probably not going to do him any harm and may make him feel better. If he believes all the health claims made for the stuff, he'd be reading uncritically. If he's got any real health issues, he needs to "use his flaxseed oil" in conjuction with something evidence-based. ...Read more
Ate heated flaxseed oil the other day and became very sick, 3 days later still don't feel 100%, better but not 100%? Anything I should do?
Take Vit. E and...: Flaxseed oil is very healthy to eat when raw but becomes oxidized when heated, which makes it somewhat toxic. These effects will lessen but taking fat-soluble antioxidants like Vitamin E can help (take natural E with mixed tocopherols). Eating healthy oils like flax and fish oil will help displace the toxic oils from your tissues. The homeopathic remedies Nux vomica and Sulphur may also help. ...Read more
Yes, it may...: Flaxseed oil is high in polyunsaturated fats and linolenic acid. It has been studied to raise the good HDL cholesterol. Webmd lists increased bleeding as a side effect and recommends stopping it for two weeks before or after any surgery. It should not be used however as a substitute for a blood thinner where needed, like after a stent or for treating atrial fibrillation for example. ...Read more