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Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

No: The vest treatments for gout are dietary and pharmacological measures to lower uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil is bad for gout?

Not necessarily: Certain fish have high purine content. Fish oil doesn't. So, i believe it is more neutral. ...Read more

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Can i take cod liver oil tablets even though i suffer with gout?

Can i take cod liver oil tablets even though i suffer with gout?

Yes: Although consumption of organ meats high in purine content such as beef, lamb, and pork, can contribute to gout attacks, cod liver oil pills should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Hi Dr. , i have gout and vitamin D deficiency, can i take GNC's triple cod liver oil daily ?

Hi Dr. , i have gout and vitamin D deficiency, can i take GNC's triple cod liver oil daily ?

Yes...: While I wouldn't expect the fish oil to treat or improve your gout or vitamin D deficiency, I don't thinking taking this supplement once a day would be harmful for these conditions. There might be some gastrointestinal side effects such as heartburn or bloating associated with this supplement, however. Including fish in your diet may be an even better choice. Good wishes! ...Read more

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Help please! is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Help please! is flax seed oil good for type 2 diabetes?

Only: If you want to waste your money. Spend your money more wisely on quality food, exrcise and test strips. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient ?

How good is flax seed oil for a diabetic patient ?

For what purpose?: The body has to convert the omega 3 fatty acids in flax seed oil into epa and dha which are 2 kinds of omega 3 fatty acids which the body can utilize. Only 10% of the ala in flax seed oil is converted into epa and dha which are present in fish oil. Fish oil is better than flax seed oil for this reason. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

What are the benefits to cooking with flax seed oil?

Possibly inflamation: Flaxseed oil is a source of polyunsaturated fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid. The alpha-linolenic acid and related chemicals in flaxseed oil may decrease inflammation. That is why flaxseed oil is thought to be useful for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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