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A 42-year-old male asked:

Pcp has me taking 3 krill oil pills daily due to low omega 3's. i also take a low dose aspirin for heart attack prevention. too much blood thinning?

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology 70 years experience
Probably not: Omega 3`s and low dose Aspirin work at different levels. Omega 3`s replace cell products that release products of inflammation while the omega 3`s don't. Aspirin affects the blood platelets that normally control clotting and bleeding.
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