Evening Primrose Oil
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Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) has been reported as helping some CFIDS patients -- other CFIDS patients report no effects from it. It appears to improve blood flow but also increases coagulation. Alpha-lipoic acid similarly helps blood flow but decreases coagulation and is recommend unless ISAC panel shows no coagulation issues.

Benefits

  • improves blood flow .

Risks

  • increases in fibrinogen, factor VII, von Willebrand's factor, triglycerides, and cholesterol and a significant decrease in high-density lipoprotein. 

Sources

  • Grocery and health food stores

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  • alpha-lipoic acid
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