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Reason for taking: Cholesterol
1/20/2014 8:38:11 AM

Reviewer: Birtha, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed. Seemed to help improve cholesterol and omega 3 some but but omega 3 to omega 6 ratio still not good. Then end joint of each big to began to swell. I stopped ground flaxseed, aspirin, and niacinamide use and swelling improve but didn't go completely away. Started taking flaxseed again with no increased joint problem until I started with flush version of niacin(200 ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
1/5/2014 2:00:18 PM

Reviewer: works, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
was taking fish oil. Did not work as well as flax seed oil.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
10/9/2011 8:35:25 PM

Reviewer: Journe, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just started 1 1/2 weeks ago, back later. Doc recommended instead of my Fish Oil because she thought fish oil too contaminated with toxins and not always steady. Anyway, right now, going slow. I sprinkled 2 tablespoons on my breakfast cereal..it is sold in bulk at organic type market.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
9/23/2011 1:52:56 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just started taking ground flaxseed for high cholesterol per my doctor. It gives me gas but will see if helps to lower my cholesterol.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
3/4/2011 9:05:31 PM

Reviewer: pat, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been using about a Tablespoon of ground flax seed in my ceral every morning for about 6 mos. and a year ago my cholesterol was 231 and last mo it was 203 my LDL was149 now its 130 my HDL was 56 It's now 50 it went down 6? My triglycerides also got better now 115 I will be 71 next month and I don't take any cholesterol medication for cholesterol. I do try to eat healthy and I walk a ... Show Full Comment

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