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    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

    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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