Flax seed and Headache - from FDA reports


Headache is found among people who take Flax seed, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Fish Oil, and have Fibromyalgia. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Flax seed. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 416 people who have side effects when taking Flax seed from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

416 people reported to have side effects when taking Flax Seed.
Among them, 27 people (6.49%) have Headache

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flax seed cause Headache?

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Flax Seed *:

  • female: 85.19 %
  • male: 14.81 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Flax Seed *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.17 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 41.67 %
  • 60+: 45.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Fibromyalgia (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Relaxation Therapy (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Quit Smoking (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Arthritis (4 people, 14.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (12 people, 44.44%)
  • Magnesium (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Lyrica (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Acetaminophen (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Clonazepam (4 people, 14.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (13 people, 48.15%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 44.44%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Drowsiness (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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