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What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

What are side effects of taking chia seeds?

None known: There are no known side effects. Lots of omega 3s. People with ibd, chrons, etc obviously need to avoid seeds. Powdered form is considered ok. ...Read more

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Is black seed oil really as good ad people say and are there any side effects?

Is black seed oil really as good ad people say and are there any side effects?

Depends on who says: People say many things about Black Seed Oil so it depends. It's often touted as a magical cure for almost everything. While it has many proven benefits, it's not a panacea. See http://tinyurl. Com/n72qges &
http://draxe. Com/black-seed-oil-benefits/
Re: side effects, people can be allergic to anything. I found warnings it can thin blood & lower blood sugar & BP but those are reasons people take it! ...Read more

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Took statin drugs 9 years side effects made me stop the drug will the 9 years I was on statins be a credit when I get into my 70s and 80's?

Took statin drugs 9 years side effects made me stop the drug will the 9 years I was on statins be a credit when I get into my 70s and 80's?

Cholesterol karma: Lets start by saying statins simply control a risk factor (hypercholesterolemia). There is no evidence that they extend your life. The more important question would be, what are your current risk factors? Are you eating right? Exercising? What's your bmi. What's your blood pressure? What's your cholesterol now? Talk to your doc. They can assess your risks and set you on the right course if action. ...Read more

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Is pre-seed lubricant ok or it has side effects?

Is pre-seed lubricant ok or it has side effects?

Pre seed lubricant: Pre seed lubricant is made especially for the comfort of the woman. There are no real side effects. ...Read more

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Side effects of tamiflu (oseltamivir) in children in the u.S.?

Side effects of tamiflu (oseltamivir) in children in the u.S.?

Indian study: A indian study of 191 children (median age, 3 years), 69 (36.1%) developed adverse drug reactions. Most common symptoms were vomiting (16.2%) followed by neuropsychiatric symptoms (12.6%), diarrhea (12.0%), ear disorders (8.9%), and insomnia (6.8%).

Full text available here: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3127335/? Tool=pubmed. ...Read more

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Are there negative side effects from the plant estrogen in flax seed?

Are there negative side effects from the plant estrogen in flax seed?

Generally no.: Flax seed is a good source of dietary fiber and it also contains some omega 3 fatty acids. Flax seed also contains some phytoestrogens, but generally not considered to be negative. Phytoestrogens appear to contain some positive health benefits when taken in moderation. A better source of omega 3 fatty acids would be fish oil. ...Read more

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What is coix seed and is it safe to take what are the side effects of taking it? Thanks Paula

Unusual grain: This is a curious seed that grows especially at high altitudes. Like many other plants, it was used in folk medicine. Don't expect any health benefits despite the hustle. If this kind of thing intrrests you, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. ...Read more

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Is prevagen improves memory is that a good for memory and to focus for a 24 yr old person u s their any side effects?

Is prevagen improves memory is that a good for memory and to focus for a 24 yr old person u s their any side effects?

No. Unapproved drug.: The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) sent a warning letter to the manufacturer, saying "Prevagen, Prevagen Extra Strength, and Prevagen Professional products are not generally recognized as safe and effective..." The FDA's warning letter also said Prevagen is not a dietary supplement. Side effects are likely unknown, until adequate research is done. ...Read more

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Many people think they can feel their hypertension. Maybe it is the inevitable side effects of their medication (s) they are experiencing?

Many people think they can feel their hypertension. Maybe it is the inevitable side effects of their medication (s) they are experiencing?

Hypertension: Hypertension is not something you can dependably feel. Much of the time it may be completely asymptomatic. If someone believes he has symptoms when his blood pressure is up, he should also check the blood pressure when not symptomatic; it may be elevated then too. ...Read more