What is Flaxseed Omega 3?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Flax Oil Highest Lignan Omega-3 Vegan Flaxseed Oil Omega-3 with Vitamin E

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Flaxseed is a plant source of omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. Essential fatty acids are key nutrients in many body functions including, cholesterol control, circulation, tissue and cell formation and heart health.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 19 3
Inflammation 5 1
Multiple sclerosis 5 0
Bowel problems 1 0
Increase effect of another treatment 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Flaxseed Omega 3

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Flaxseed Omega 3

Dosage Patients
1 other daily 1
1 tbs. daily 1
2 x 1,000 mg daily 1
2,200 mg daily 1
2 x 1,300 mg daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Flaxseed Omega 3

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Expense 1
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Duration

Currently taking Flaxseed Omega 3

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Flaxseed Omega 3

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Flaxseed Omega 3

Mar 23, 2015 (Started Aug 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2009 (Started Nov 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 tbs. Daily
Advice & Tips: Taken as general health supplement, ran out.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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