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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Safirstein
19 years experience in Cardiology
A tough question: Guidelines: "Large-scale epidemiological studies suggest that individuals at risk for CHD benefit from the consumption of plant- and marine-derived o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not really: Your liver increases your production of cholesterol, not necessarily the food you eat. Cholesterol is the building block of all hormones in the body a ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
High cholesterol: Hi. Total cholesterol is a fairly uninformative number, and treatment decisions should not be based on it. It helps to know your overall profile. If " ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes but only if . . : High dose fish oil sold as prescription Lovaza (https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=4012) at 4g daily is approve ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
May increase LDL: Prescription fish oil (lovaza) is indicated for treatment of high triglyceride, but in doing so it actually raises the LDL a bit. Taking it as a suppl ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Freeman
17 years experience in Cardiology
Sort of: Fish oil in moderate doses can help lower triglycerides and has modest effects if any on HDL and ldl. Too much fish oil can raise ldl.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: Just maintain a balanced diet of fruit, vegetables, lean meat, and whole grains, and you shouldn't need to worry about anything else.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience in Interventional Cardiology
Doubtful: Psa rises from enlarged prostate or tumor. Omega fish oil is not likely to impactbthis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: If you need a calcium supplement, you should take calcium carbonate or calcium citrate. Fish oil does not contain calcium.
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: Not unless you have a source in your genitourinary tract. In other words, they won't cause spontaneous bleeding. There has to be something else wrong.
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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. 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. Lots of faith involved not sure any reliable studies ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Depends on dose: Under 3 grams a day is generally safe. The american heart association recommends that if you take more than 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids, you ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Fish Oil: Fish oil does not need to be converted in the body to obtain the beneficial omega-3 fatty acids but flax seed does so fish oil would be the better sup ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Omega-3 fish oils are excellent supplements for many body systems, particularly the heart. Omega-3's do less to lower the bad cholesterol, but do inc ... Read More
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A 55-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No: There is nothing that increases testosterone except good health. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No but ...: Fish oils do not contain testosterone but there are a few studies showing that fish oils can decrease sex hormone binding globulin (a molecule that bi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Okay: If you can stand it, it won't hurt you.
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : It is fine and somewhat healthy to take the supplements but no it has nothing to do with PC os.
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A 60-year-old male 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.
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