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How to avoid acid reflux with fish oil and omega 3 capsules

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Possibly fish oil: Fats including fish oil can sometimes aggravate reflux; this is less likely if taken with food. But certain supplements are proven beneficial for refl... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Different fats: The fatty acid most commonly found in flax-seed oil is α-linolenic acid (ala, 18 carbons and 3 double bonds). In fish oil, they are eicosapentaenoic a... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
EPA ; DHA: Fish oil and krill oil have 2 major components: epa and dha. Generally people need at least 1-2 grams of epa, and at least 500 mg dha daily. The pre... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Unclear question: Do you mean issues with acid reflux? Or interaction between those medications mentioned? Please be more specific.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: It is certainly safe. Whether it will help or not is more controversial.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Read the Label: Fish oil supplements contain variable amounts of the two essential Omega-3 acids DHA and EPA. Make certain that you are taking at least 1000mg of thes... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
ESSENTIAL for health: Omega 3 ; 6 are essential fatty acids, meaning they are necessary for good health. It is interesting that you ask snake oil, as that is also a good so... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kahan
Bariatrics 19 years experience
Theratears: It is highly unlikely that theraters would cause weight gain (or weight loss). If anything, the supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids could help to s... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Possible: If you notice swelling within a couple of hours after taking the supplements, then you are likely allergic especially if you are allergic to fish. If... Read More

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