Review: could Flax Seed cause Headache?


Headache is found among people who take Flax Seed, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Fish Oil, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 345 people who have side effects while taking Flax seed from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Flax Seed

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Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,811 Headache patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

345 people reported to have side effects when taking Flax Seed.
Among them, 19 people (5.51%) have Headache

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Flax seed cause Headache?

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

  • female: 84.21 %
  • male: 15.79 %

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: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 62.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Macular Degeneration (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Hypertension (3 people, 15.79%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (3 people, 15.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (10 people, 52.63%)
  • Synthroid (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Niaspan (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Vitamin D (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 15.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (7 people, 36.84%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 26.32%)
  • Dyspepsia (4 people, 21.05%)
  • Flushing (3 people, 15.79%)
  • Faecal Volume Increased (3 people, 15.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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