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optisana omega 3

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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience in General Surgery
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience in Emergency Medicine
You Like Fish Burps?: Better to split them up. Better absorbed with food. If you don't eat three meals a day then take two with one meal and one with another. but in this c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Placebo: I suspect mosly a placebo effect. There is at least some evidence that it might have some mental health benefits, but the research is conflicting.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Read labels: Look at the details of the supplement. Many fish oil supplements actually have very little omega 3's in them, & it's often difficult to tell what else ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: The components of these products are soothing to the eye and do not interact or interfere with each other.
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wei-shin Lai
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Plant vs fish omegas: The type of omega 3 fatty acids (including dha) in plants are shorter in fatty acid chain length than the ones in fish. Our bodies use then longer cha ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience in Family Medicine
1st one: Out of the ingredient list the isopropyl alcohol could cause dryness on the scalp which could worsen dandruff.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No known interaction: B vitamins calcium, magnesium, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or gas-x. There is no information on omega-3 69, oregano juice, or airborne. Those you would h ... Read More
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A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Constipation Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is safe in children 6 months of age and older. Start with 0.5 gm/kg in 4-8 oz fluids once daily. Can increase gradually ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Highly unlikely: Although corn starch may be used in medications, I am not aware of gluten products in pills. The best defense is reading labels.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arun Gulani
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
Dry Eyes is a Scien: Dry eye actually is a symptom complex that needs to be adequately investigated to determine the cause and associated conditions (eg. Hypothyroid, ar ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Vitamins: There probably is magnesium in the multivitamin.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
May be: Please talk with your doctor and discuss about your risk factors and the need for meds or not.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Tumeric, tart cherry: and broccoli are all healthy foods, primarily anti-inflammatory. Like everything in life, maintain a balance and don't become neurotic about having t ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Nitrofurantoin can cause numerous toxic side-effects, including interstitial pneumonia. Would discuss with your doctor and assess relative risks and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vann Johnson
12 years experience in Podiatry
No cheese or wine: Factors for diet and lowering uric acid are avoiding food such as cheese and wine. Also increasing consumption of water will be a added benefit.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Too high: Your HDL & triglycerides are great. Your LDL is too high.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Can't say: A viable pregnancy is determined by the presence of fetal heart motion, so it is certainly not viable at this time. The poorly rising levels in the la ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ripley
Specializes in Family Medicine
Extra protein: Hi khaledabdo, that daily dose of extra protein should not be an issue at your age unless you have some type of kidney disease. Be sure to drink ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
What for?: Why do you feel the need to take so much fish oil? First of all, you are better off getting your fish oil directly from fish like wild alakan salmon o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Davies
23 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes-- but: It is still functional-- but if it is that old, it sounds like you are no longer under a doctor's care. It is never a good idea to take medicine unle ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Wearing glasses: That are 0.50 or 1.00 less than the measured prescription will not hurt your eyes. You will just not be able to see as clearly as you could with the ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not very good: There is little evidence that omega 3s have significant health benefit. Several recent studies found no benefit in reducing heart disease or cancers. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not best choices: The first is overpriced hyped retinol. Bioderma has salicylic acid that may work. Both compounds have some use in some acne preparations, but if you'r ... Read More
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