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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Oil: There isn't good scientific evidence for either of these benefitting anything but possibly triglycerides. Anecdotes and commercials abound however.

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A 55-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.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Only if they replace caloric intake or increase energy expenditure.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: No proof of benefit.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience 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 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 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: In general yes, however, these are frequently not regulated by the fda since they are supplements. However omega-3 fatty acids have a number of posit ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
DHA and EPA: flax seeds, walnuts, salmon and sardines, soy beans, tofu and shrimp are foods that are sources of dha and epa that you could use to supplement your ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
None: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
More is never better: In medicine it has been proven over and over and over that the assumption that taking more and more medications, supplements, vitamins will be better. ... Read More
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A 79-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Krill is more potent: Krill oil is generally more potent. Problems may arise for someone who is allergic to shrimp. For those of us that don't like the fishy taste anothe ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not at all: This is totally safe, a bit like having pumpkin pie after eating fish. While both fish oil and pumpkin seed oil are good sources of omega 3 fatty acid ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: These are safe though I wouldn't take them all at once. I advise the multivitamin after breakfast, the probiotic at the start of a meal, the fish oil ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No, most: Cardio protective are life long but need to keep taking them
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Okay: If you can stand it, it won't hurt you.
A female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Yes
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A 56-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.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
You can take whey: Protein together as long as you are comfortable swallowing it. Liquid fish oil w/lemon works well. Fish oil w/milk does not sound good and may not ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Neither: I recommend wild alaskan salmon filets, burgers, canned, and sliced any day over any pill. I also recommend wild cod, halibut, and occasional herring, ... Read More

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