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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Sorry, no benefit: Cod liver oil or other fish oils may prevent some vascular dysfunction associated with aging, but once a stroke has occurred, no potential benefit is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Won't help: I have a couple of physician acquaintances who have this. Nothing works, and they simply don't let it bother them.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Cod liver oil: yes, cod liver oil is a healthy supplement. It is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The ratio of A to D is approximat ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The average 500 mg capsule of cod liver oil contains approximately 1000 IU of Vitamin A and 225 IU of Vitamin D. The acute toxic dose of Vitamin A for ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Confused by units: I am confused by your units.10 pg=.00001 mcg of vit d=.0004 iu which is an incredibly tiny amount, given that the recommended daily intake is 600 iu/d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You didn't state: how many mg the capsules are.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
What are the mg's: listed for the capsules?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Cod liver oil: Excessive amounts can lead to too much vitamin a or d, especially ininfants. Also aspiration of the oil can be dangerous.
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