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i have borderline high cholesterol. can it be lowered by taking fish oil capsules with omega 3 ?

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Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: All depends on your lipid profile. A skilled Internist should be able to guide you well. Omega-3-FA can help reduce trigylcerides very well, and has more modest effects on cholesterol itself. Focus on DHA and EPA amounts (on back of bottle), and ignore the size of the capsule itself. Total DHA+EPA close to 3000mg seems to be most helpful. Cannot take with some blood thinners.
Answered on Jun 18, 2014
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