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can omega 3 fish oil cause weight gain

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
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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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Neither of these supplements should cause a false positive blood alcohol level.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
15 years experience Pharmacology
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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Forbes
15 years experience Wound care
Not Likely: Fish oil in small supplements should not cause bloating or subsequent weight gain. It's not likely an allergy as that is caused by the fish protein no ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
None....: That i'm aware of. Exercise, low fat diet with plenty of fruits & veggies while limiting products that contain processed sugars.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Its action makes it difficult to gain weight
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The 3 sites I: Checked did not llist weight gain as a side effect.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: But you would have to take such a large quantity that you would likely stop taking it long before that would happen due to a fishy smell from your sw ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: It is carbohydrate that stimulates insulin release which causes increased fat deposition. Even though fat has more calories per gram, physiologicall ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
ReliableDoesNotExist: Need randomized, prospective, double-blind placebo comparison trials for reliable info. Who will pay the $ vs. for marketing to sell stuff? Study: htt ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Most recommended seems to be b-complex. Tablets containing fish oils will probably be helpful too to speed up the growth of your hair..
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unknown: There are no randomized clinical studies that have been performed which evaluate whether these substances have an impact on the natural history of sch ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Not dangerous: Should not be dangerous.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
A waste of money: You are wasting money. Supplements such as you consume daily are virtually without major value. A recent study suggested fish oil increases the risk o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: olive oil has lots of calories
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil Doubt any reliable comparison study to answer your que ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Coconut oil is high in medium chain fats that are preferentially burned for energy instead of being stored as fat. You should be ok on 2 tbspns, but k ... Read More
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