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Flaxseed may reduce blood pressure, early findings show

The Winnipeg-based trial found significant reductions but researchers say it’s too soon to replace hypertension drugs with flax

Eating a bit of flaxseed each day might help lower high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Researchers said it’s too early to swap out blood pressure medication for the fibre-filled seeds just yet. But if future studies confirm the new results, flax might be a cheap way to treat high blood pressure, they added.