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Doctor insights on: Can Fish Oil Be Applied To The Skin

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Can fish oil be applied to the skin?

Can fish oil be applied to the skin?

Skin use ? hmm..: Fish oils applied to skin would not absorb to achieve any level in the blood stream to get any benefit for cholesterol or triglyceride levels. There may be some help with skin moisture as in vitamin E topical usage. ...Read more

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Fish Oil (Definition)

Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products contain both dha and epa, but supplements enriched in dha or epa are available. Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to significantly reduce sudden cardiac death. Some studies also indicate the potential for benefits in dementia and risk of heart attack. The omega-3 content of cold water ...Read more


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Which is better for your skin: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Which is better for your skin: flaxseed oil or fish oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil Doubt any reliable comparison study to answer your question. ...Read more

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Doctors , what role does fish oil play in a woman in the 30 thirties ? And for the skin .

Doctors , what role does  fish oil play in a woman in the 30 thirties ? And for the skin .

A lot of good stuff!: I have a great book for you to read: the omega-3 effect by william and james sears. I'm a big proponent of omega3. It improves mood disorders and brain function, softens and smooths skin, may lessen menstrual pain, one study showed improved fertility rates, low omega-3 has been linked to pcos, when taken during preg. It decreases premature birth rates, helps in controlling obesity-on and on :-). ...Read more

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I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

I am allergic to shrimp but can eat crab and fish. I am also allergic to seaweed. Also very allergic to iodine swab on skin. Can I take fish oil??

Caution: Hi, there is a possibility that you would develop allergic reaction to fish oil, fish oil contains some Iodine, you might want to try Omega-3 instead. Fish oil is relative contraindicated one people with Iodine allergy. ...Read more

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What role does fish oil play in someone with acne skin ?

What role does  fish oil play in someone with acne skin ?

Likely none: Fish oil is useful for high cholesterol, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis and inflammation. There is a long list of other things it is used for, largely unsupported by evidence. I know of no evidence that it helps with acne. ...Read more