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Old 12-10-2007, 06:53 PM   #1
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Omega 3 and/or Flaxseed oil

Hi all

The current so called "wonder drug" is Omega 3 fish oil. I have been taking 3000 mg a day for about a year to firstly help me with skin problems that I have but more broadly to help me with general well being. Whilst it is hard to know whether it has made a difference, I do feel healthier, whether that’s in the head or not is another matter.

One simple question, should I be taking flaxseed oil as well or instead of Omega 3 for general well being. Someone said that Flaxseed oil has everything that Omega 3 fish oil tablets have plus more. Is this is correct or is taking Flaxseed oil basically overkill?

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Old 12-26-2007, 08:34 PM   #2
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Re: Omega 3 and/or Flaxseed oil

1000 mg good quality fish oil has helped me tremendously with neuropathy symptoms.

 
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Old 12-27-2007, 12:24 PM   #3
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Re: Omega 3 and/or Flaxseed oil

Did it help numbness?

 
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Re: Omega 3 and/or Flaxseed oil

I was wondering how long it took before the fish oils / flax seed took effect on the neuropathy. I'm hardly without the burning sensation. I'll start tonite using it.

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