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can cod liver oil relieve constipation

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
No: Cod liver oil provides vitamins a and d.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Cod liver oil: although there's good evidence for cod liver oil decreasing triglyceride levels and possible evidence for some improvement in blood pressure and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil contains more vitamin a and vitamin d than any other food. This is pre-formed vitamin a, though -- not the beta carotene you can get fr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience in Hepatology
Tablets vs capsules?: capsules or liquid are certainly a lot more common but sure, the EPA/DHA, Vits A and D can be packaged into a tablet as well. or do you mean does cod ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Nelson
Specializes in Gastroenterology
There are better way: Alternating diarrhea/constipation can helped first by understanding if something ingested (food or medication) may have had some effect in bringing on ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually not: Stop for a few days and see.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Will help: It depends on how high are your triglycerides. Diet low in fat and carbohydrates will also help. For more information see the site below: http://my.C ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Nay: No, it won't.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Very doubtful: No evidence to my knowledge that coconut oil will help with cancer. Be careful of purported "cures" with home remedies. Liver cancer is a very difficu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Cod liver oil, which is a little dangerous to take because of the very high amounts of vitamin a in it, has no effect on nearsightedness.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Because they are likely absorbed similarly, i can fathom no reason why they cannot be taken at the same time.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Fish oil if you believe the hype. In actuality, data is not impressive for its benefit.
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: There is no correlation with Vitamin D and weight gain that I am aware of. All the best and a great vitamin to take in the absence of sunlight.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Fish oil fordepressi: For boosting immune system, as antioxidants, both are ok, but for treating major depression, doubt either would be that beneficial by themselves.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Both krill and cod liver oil are excellent sources of essential fatty acids EPA and DHA. Cod Liver Oil also contains Vitamins A and D. Krill oil may b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Poor choice: If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, you will need prescription strength therapy.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: Not really.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Flaxseed: Flaxseed contains fiber and if taken without adequate water could cause constipation. I am unaware of flaxseed oil causing constipation.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Sure: I hope you get some benefit
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