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Head Injury And Fish Oil
Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more
Is hard cooking in olive oil (like frying) ok or will it kill most of nutritional benefits of olive oil?
Olive oil: I heard from a biochemistry proff one time that heating olive oil will make those benefits diminish for a number of reasons... consider cooking in alternative way (baking for example) then add olive oil afterwards! ...Read more
What's the main health benefits of olive oil vs canola oil? Also can you safely fry things in fry pan using olive oil?
Avoid Canola Oil: The way it is processed and can be genetically engineered. It's from the rapeseed, a variant of mustard. Olive oil is much better. In general, avoid vegetable oils and run from corn oil, another gmo. Yes, you can fry w/olive oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
ESSENTIAL for health: Omega 3 ; 6 are essential fatty acids, meaning they are necessary for good health. It is interesting that you ask snake oil, as that is also a good source of omega 3's ; thus very beneficial to those who were deficient. Some get enough omega 3's from flax, hemp or other oils but some can't convert those to the epa/dha found in fish oil. For summary of research on benefits see http://bit.Ly/1cpbzsb. ...Read more
If i wish to get omega 3 from fish, it is contained in meat of fish
or just fish skin or bones /or fishs liver? I can't digest fish oil capsule well
Her were the omega 3: Could be found, pasture-raised meats. As with meat and dairy foods, eggs are enriched by adding types of feed that are high in omega-3 fatty acids to the hen's diet. Edamame is a notable exception. Edamame are green soybeans wild rice. Walnuts canola oil. Flax can be purchased in seed form and in oil form. Beans fish live in cold water. Good luck. ...Read more
Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it
No : Tincture of time is the great healer. ...Read more
No: Topical application of fish oils and vit e may help with skin surface but not size. ...Read more
Fish oils: read these: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-993-fish%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=993&activeingredientname=fish%20oil http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/krill-oil-vs-fish-oil-whats-the-difference http://foodwatch.com.au/blog/fats-and-oils/item/q-what-s-the-difference-between-fish-oil-and-cod-liver-oil.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
How often should I apply olive oil or hot oil treatments to my flaky itchy scalp? Neutrogena t-gel and head and shoulders doesn't help
Can I use olive oil the same as normal "cooking oil" when frying foods? I usually use vegetable or canola oil but want to lower cholesterol.
Varies: I would use olive oil in cold dishes as there are some concerns that many of the benificial properties are not heat stable. ...Read more
(how) can coconut oil replace butter and cooking oil for a better health if you also use olive oil, meat and fish? What are proper amounts?
Mediterranean diet: There are a lot of claims with regard to coconut oil, most of the unsubstantiated. The healthiest diet so far, proven to reduce heart disease in many patients, is the mediterranean diet. It relies on liberal use of extra virgin olive oil, vinegar ( low glycemic index, promotes full stomach sensation), fruits, grains, and moderate wine consumption. Canola oil can also be used, in small amounts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get adverse reaction to foods like dairy, nuts, and canola oil
can only take small amounts of fish oil, any alternative food sources of omega ?
Oil: both smell bad on the hairGet a more detailed answer ›
Should not be: An issue but why are you interested in taking these? ...Read more
Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?
Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
Is the oil cleansing method (use of cold pressed castor oil and extra virgin olive oil topically on face) safe during pregnancy?
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe. ...Read more
Is it too late to start giving fish oil 6 weeks after a traumatic brain injury or can it still be beneficial?
DHA is good for you: No studies have shown that a damaged brain would repair itself better with fishoil but it cannot hurt to use it. The desired ingredient is the fatty acid dha which can be found in wild salmon, mackerel, sardines, anchovies. You are better off eating some real fish rather than banking on the fishoil capsules having much dha in them. ...Read more
Will fish oil pills make my facial hair (being removed) grow faster? I don't want it to grow. But want healthier head hair. Is fish oil good to take for the hair and NOT make my facial hair grow faster?
FishOil is marketing: It is not fish oil, per-se, which is healthy, but a single fat molecule (of many thousands), which is produced by phytoplankton in the oceans, called eicosapentaenoic acid, & extracted from oils of fish flesh, which has been compared with placebo in >35 double blind clinical trials, in several 1st world countries, & resulted in 12-15% ? all cause mortality & a trend toward ?ed cardiac arrhythmias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?
Got light headed today..i took 2 ibropohen, Plus vitamin e, fish oil pill.vitaminc with magnesium, and hairinfinity pill...could that be the causse?
Shift ExternalFocus: Far more likely: internal issues are the "cause". Marketing routinely promotes helplessness only eased by taking products; Backwards of Reality. Our primary controls are within. Sup. vitamins are big business with no evidence of efficacy for vast majority, ibuprofen, Vit E, C are single molecules, Mg an atom (look up in Google images; including word molecule). Why single? Simplifies outside agent. ...Read more
Hit the back of my head hard. On call neuro said tylenol (acetaminophen) only less chance of bleeding brain. Should I stop my 3000mg fish oil a day for a while?
Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression, Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol. It is likely that you had Medication side effects of drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, confusion, and impaired coordination due to Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol which led to ‘hitting back of your head” See Internist for side effects, Medication interaction, fish oil and treatment. See Psychiatrist for Xanax (alprazolam) effects and Therapy. ...Read more
I remember when i used to take omega-3 supplement (fish oil) i would always get very dizzy and light headed. What in the world was going on?
I am sick daily, fatiged daily, nausiated daily, sometimes light headed and sometimes shacky and sweaty. I have high blood cholesteral and yaking omega 3 fish oil alonf with cinnamon, one a day vitamins and vitamin c. I have been told that I have low whit
Your : Your symptoms need further investigation. You could be dealing with diabetes, anemia, thyroid disorder, cancer, depression/anxiety, etc. You need a complete history and physical and appropriate diagnostic testing as deemed necessary. Hopefully witht the help of your primary doctor you will get answers regarding why you are feeling this way. Best of luck. ...Read more