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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Fish oil: Fish oil is the oil found in many cold water fish, such as mackerel, tuna, salmon, sturgeon, mullet, bluefish, anchovy, sardines, herring, trout, and ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Grease: Or fat from fish like salmon or others, used as a supplement to fight inflammation.
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Concentrated: to contain varying amounts of the omega-3 EPA and DHA, sold as dietary supplements or prescription Lovaza or Vascepa

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 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
35 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.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
It may be: It may lower triglycerides.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
It is: Improve triglycerides, decrease free fatty acids in some patients.
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Dr. Francine Yep
31 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Chadha
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fish Oil: Studies have shown that moderate consumption of fish oil can reduce heart disease risk. This is less than 250 mg/day. Consuming more than that, may ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Fish Oil: Definitely. Fish oil and Omega 3s help with inflammation and can lower cholesterol. At least 1 gram a day if not 2 grams.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
No: Make sure you get distilled fish oil.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Omegas: Fish oils are the most important source of vitamin a and the omega 3, 6, 9 fatty acids which are critical to good health.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Marine Fish Oil: Has a large amount of scientific studies to support its usefulness. It is often taken to lower triglycerides and for eyes, brain, joint, and mood. M ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Fish Oil: Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. Among their many effects, they can lower triglycerides, prevent he ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
39 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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