Metamucil the Wonder Supplement(?)

At my last visit with my neurologist we were discussing things that might help with my migraines.  He had looked over all my recent labs and found that aside from a blip, I was in pretty good health.  My cholesterol was where it should be.  My sugar was where it should be.  My blood pressure was great.  My heart rate is a little fast, but it has always been a little fast (resting for me is in the high 90s).

However, he pointed out that I was over 35 and I needed to start looking at my long-term health situations.  His advice started with quit smoking, something I’ve been needing to do since I started, but it isn’t going to happen any time soon.  But it ended with and start drinking an 8 ounce glass of Metamucil a day.

Seriously?  I know that Metamucil has been recommended by doctors for a lot of different reasons and my mother has in fact lowered her cholesterol and improved her blood pressure after using it daily for a couple of years.  However, this wasn’t my GP, this was my neurologist.

Meaning the guy who takes scans of my head, fills my skull/scalp with Botox, and tells me that quitting smoking is the best thing I can do for my migraines, thinks I should be using Metamucil.  He gave me the list of health benefits and things Metamucil does for the body (most of them I knew).  But he did surprise me with one: People who have migraines, sometimes see a decrease in number of migraine days when they use Metamucil regularly because it helps improve circulation by removing cholesterol that clogs arteries.  Well, I’ll be.

So, I started drinking Metamucil every day.  I’m all about fewer migraine days. We’ll see how it goes.

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  1. Yeah…my doctor told me the same thing – I was doing it regularly but have kinda slacked off recently. My doctor said no one in this country gets enough fiber …go figure

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  2. Wow! Keep us posted if this works…wow!

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  3. patricia Lupien

     /  August 6, 2016

    Wow I know all to well about trying to quit smoking. I’ve tried everything except hypnosis at this point. I like smoking it calms my nerves. I don’t drink. In fact all I do is read and watch movies and yard sale shop. But thanks for the tip on the Metamucil. I will try it. Hope it works for you.

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