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Can omega 3 fish oil cause weight gain

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Dr. Scott Kahan
Bariatrics 19 years experience
Theratears: It is highly unlikely that theraters would cause weight gain (or weight loss). If anything, the supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids could help to s... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
None of these will: cause weight gain, only eating more than you burn up with exercise. Why are you taking high dose Folic Acid and fish oil for in the first place and wh... Read More
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Folic acid: Folic acid can make you gain weight, if you have a deficiency, that it is correcting. If not, then it shouldn't. That sounds like an awful lot of foli... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Child Psychiatry 22 years experience
Possibly: Fish oil is fat. Fat contains calories. Caloric intake causes weight gain. So, yes, it's possible. Although not likely from a single overdose. The lab... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: Neither of these supplements should cause a false positive blood alcohol level.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
Pharmacology 16 years experience
Omega3 & weight loss: While omega 3 fish oil may not help weight loss, it can help prevent heart disease and help control eczema, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Diet and ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
NOT USUALLY: Unless it were highly contaminated with heavy metals such as mercury, or very stale and rancid, under NO circumstances could it cause hearing loss and... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
Cardiology 39 years experience
Lovaza: Prescription Lovaza is the only approved one. Although a new one vascepa should be on market soon.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Fish oil: If you do that, you might slip off the toilet seat and bang your butt on the floor. If you form a large bruise on your butt it will make it bigger. Ot... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Different fish: krill are any of the small, pelagic, shrimplike crustaceans of the family Euphausiidae, eaten as food by certain whales. Fish oil come from a variety ... Read More

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