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Reason for taking: Cholesterol
2/14/2011 8:50:17 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking flax to improve my cholesterol and just had blood work and my cholesterol LDL is 123 and my HDL is 46 I am not really sure what it was when I started using Flax seed so maybe my cholesterol was off the board and it brought it in line, my doctor wants to put me on simvastatin a cholesterol medicine, I want to keep using the flax and exercise more and watch my diet closer before tak ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
11/19/2010 3:52:07 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I eat 1/4 cup of flaxseed meal every AM. I love the nutty taste and enjoy the little seeds that have not been ground up. My cholesterol is still rising. I am post menopausal. I think that is really the problem. I have given up all white food products, use no sweeteners or creamers in my coffee, no salad dressings, french fries, eggs and red meat maybe once a month No fast foods. I tried Crestor an ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
6/25/2010 5:49:00 PM

Reviewer: celpeggy@msn.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Brand Product: Other

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have always had very high cholesterol numbers - both LDL and HDL - since I was in my early 40's. I am now 68 years old. One day I saw a nurse friend sprinkling flaxseed on her salad. I asked her why. She said Flaxseed helps lower cholesterol. After my recent cholesterol checkup, my doctor prescribed a drug to lower the numbers. I have never liked taking drugs so I decided not to take ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
8/17/2009 9:37:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Be careful when taking the seeds because some people are sensitive and may not know it. I was using a teaspon every day in my oatmeal and liked it. However, after about three weeks, I had intense abdominal pain/pressure and bloating. After researching, I learn that some people are senstitive and may even have bowel obstructions. If it works, great but beware. I feel so much better after stopping i ... Show Full Comment

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