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Evening primrose oil

Hello! Does anyone know if it is ok to take evening primrose oil before having thyroid blood tests? Will it alter the outcome of the results? I am scheduled to get my thyroid blood work done ( to see if my thyroid is messed up) August 13th. I wanted to start taking evening primrose oil now but I am worried that it may change my blood test results :(  Any info is welcomed and appreciated!
Thanks!
Michelle
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It wont affect your thyroid levels or results in any way as it is not a hormone for the thyroid.
But dont forget to allow 4 hours after thyroid meds when you take it ...usually best taken at bedtime.

All the best :o)
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just wondering what you take the evening primrose oil for?
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1330182 tn?1279819500
I have heard that evening primrose oil is good for anxiety related to hormonal imbalances :)
Here is a link from Medhelp about evening primrose oil :
http://www.medhelp.org/drugs/Evening-Primrose-Oil/show/7306
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1330182 tn?1279819500
Thanks so much for the info, Deb!! ((HUGS))
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Evening Primrose Oil is great for ANY Woman regardless of health issues.
It basically helps with hormonal changes and does allieveate anxiety and stress but does take a few weeks to kick in.
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