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Can cod liver oil relieve constipation

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
No: Cod liver oil provides vitamins a and d.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 23 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You didn't state: how many mg the capsules are.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Cod liver oil: Excessive amounts can lead to too much vitamin a or d, especially ininfants. Also aspiration of the oil can be dangerous.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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None: It has no benefit for this issue.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Not especially : Source of vitamins a and d; don't overdo. Fatty liver often associated with overweight, alcohol, some meds. Address those issues.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Perhaps a bit but...: Krill oil and cod liver oil are both excellent sources of essential Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The main thing krill oil has that cod liver oil d... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Interaction: There have been reported rises in inr in fish oil ingesting patients, if you take cod liver oil, your inr must be monitored closely to see what the ef... Read More

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