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Lebanon
A 39-year-old male asked:

Omega 3 is good for cholesterol?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 60 years experience
No: In high doses it is good for loweringtriglycerides.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No: It doesn't impact cholesterol, and the last three big studies i've seen on omega 3 as a way of protecting onesself from coronary artery atherosclerosis, heart attack and so forth have been disappointments. Some people find it helpful for its anti-inflammatory properties.
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Fort Lauderdale, FL
A 26-year-old male asked:

Omega-3 does good for what ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Prostaglandins: Hi. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential in the diet (our bodies can't make them). They are used to make prostaglandins, a family of small, hormone-like molecules with very diverse physiologic effects throughout the body.
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