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Sunflower Seed Side Effects
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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 &
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
I'm having post interferon side effects and it's been a year, my dr. S don't seem to believe it's related. What do I do?
Please Clarify: What do you mean specifically by the words: 'interferon side effects'? ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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