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Can I Have Flaxseed with Creatinine 3.8 in CKD Stage 3

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Can I Have Flaxseed with Creatinine 3.8 in CKD Stage 3Creatinine level 3.8 is higher than the normal range and it is also a common symptom for patients with CKD Stage 3. In the case, patients need to keep cautious on the diet and treatment, so as to reduce high creatinine level and slow down the progresses of illness condition. Some patients are carious about can they have flaxeed with the condition?

A person with Stage 3 kidney disease has a moderate kidney damage. In the stage, due to decreased GFR of 30-59, most patients begin to suffer from some symptoms like high blood pressure, high creatinine level, blood in urine, protein in urine, itching, poor appetite, nausea and vomiting and so on. As a matter of fact, flaxseed also has many healthy benefits for relieving related symptoms.

Generally speaking, flaxseed owes its primary healthy reputation to three of them:

Omega-3 essential fatty acids, “good” fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.

Lignans, which have both plant estrogen and antioxidant qualities.

Fiber. Flaxseed contains both the soluble and insoluble types.

The specific benefits for CKD Stage 3 patients:


When you have kidney disease, a lot of immune complexes and inflammatory factors will be produced. With blood circulation, they come to kidneys and deposit, leading to kidney inflammation and kidney function impairment. Omega 3 fatty acids in flaxseed oil help you relieve this condition so as to protect your kidneys from being damaged.

Other benefits:

Flaxseed oil helps you reduce the risk of cancer, lower blood sugar level, lower blood pressure, decrease liver disease, promote healthy hair and nails, control numbness and tingling, etc.


Although it has so many benefits, it can be induced some adverse effects if combining with energy drinks, and medications. Therefore, you’d better consult your doctor or our Online Doctor before taking it.

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