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Flaxseed oil trials for rheumatoid arthritis

In this trial, 22 participants with rheumatoid arthritis were randomly selected to be treated with either flaxseed oil or a placebo medication for three months.

  • The levels of EPA and DHA in participants’ blood didn’t rise.
  • The two treatment groups showed no difference with respect to symptom reporting, laboratory findings and clinical signs on physical examination.

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