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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
No/Yes: Most anything can be harmful if taken improperly. Think about it, drinking too much water can make you very ill or you can die. Fish oil, like anyth ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: 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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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Harmful fish oil: Most fish oils are sold as dietary supplements and are not tested or approved by the fda.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
It may be: It may lower triglycerides.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
It is: Improve triglycerides, decrease free fatty acids in some patients.
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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Happy heart: Dr v pointed out how fish oil can help your blood cholesterol. We also know that taking fish oil can lower your risk of heart attacks and dying from b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
No: Make sure you get distilled fish oil.
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
I think so! : I believe dw40 was derived from fish oil but don't quote me!
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Omega fish oils: For many conditions it can be helpful. Some are advocating it for adhd. Also, can assist in mood stabilization for affective disorders - typically no ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
High cholesterol: Fish oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids. These are good for lowering your LDL cholesterol and your triglycerides and improving your cardiac health. Re ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
3000 mg: 3000 mg.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Stay tuned: We don't know yet. Not too many good independent studies on krill vs fish oil (1 small study on pms), not sponsored by the manufacturer. No difference ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Diffeerent: Some studies suggest improvement in things like braina and joint function.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Stupple
8 years experience General Practice
4 signs: 1- the container is not past expiration, 2- the capsules smell only slightly "fishy, " 3- the capsules are a pale yellow color, and 4- the capsules ar ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience Child Psychiatry
Heart & Brain: In particular, some evidence indicates fish oil may reduce cholesterol and the risk of cardiovascular disease. In addition, some evidence indicates fi ... Read More
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