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

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Fish oil: Yes.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed Samee
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but...: They can be taken together without any problem . More important point is who should be taking these . Most healthy people with even fair eating habbit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Balanced diet: The best way is to eat a balanced diet including fish.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
ReliableDoesNotExist: Need randomized, prospective, double-blind placebo comparison trials for reliable info. Who will pay the $ vs. for marketing to sell stuff? Study: htt ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Many alternatives: Flax oil, hemp seed oil and chia seeds are excellent sources of essential omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. However, many people do not efficiently convert t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Combo: Biotin, Folic Acid and omega 3 shouldn't be a problem together.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
56 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Not dangerous: Should not be dangerous.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Unlikely: These nutrients are not known to aggravate reflux, though it is wise to take them with food. For good approaches to preventing and treating reflux se ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Should be ok: There are no interactions with fish oil and Aspirin that i know of if you are taking fish oil to treat your cholesterol make sure your doctor is awa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is: Yes you can safely do it.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Koffler
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Complex question!: Take these supplements with a meal as the digestive enzymes will help increase absorption. Theoretically taking additional digestive enzymes could hel ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
A waste of money: You are wasting money. Supplements such as you consume daily are virtually without major value. A recent study suggested fish oil increases the risk o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes ; Yes: Sick in what way? Anything that makes some feel better may harm others. Excessive doses of vit a, d, e ; b6 can be toxic. Some vits cause stomach upse ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: These can be taken together.
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Supplements together: Can I take biotin, evening primrose oil, vitamin D3, and Omega 3 as well as my pre and pro-biotic, with my meal at dinner? ANS: I would not take any o ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: No unfortunately not.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Horrible taste: Omega 3 oils can be absorbed in many other forms such as fish; they do not need to be in capsules. The problem with a fish oil smoothie is the disgust ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Probably yes: I do not know if it can cause any harm. Probably it should be ok.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
YES: Virgin coconut oil has many health benefits but it does not contain the essential fatty acids found in evening primrose oil and fish oil, so it is ent ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No interactions: I typically use Drug-Drug Interaction Checker found at www.drugs.com which showed no interaction (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_lis ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stuff: Vit a, zinc and omega-3 should be ok together but i wouldn't guarantee what they will do for skin health.

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