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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

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I'm taking Althea (contraceptive pill) & I want to take fish oil for my skin. Can it reduce the effectiveness of Althea? Don't want to get pregnant yet

I'm taking Althea (contraceptive pill) & I want to take fish oil for my skin. Can it reduce the effectiveness of Althea? Don't want to get pregnant yet

Fish oil: FIsh oil can interact with blood thinners, but should not reduce the effectiveness of a contraceptive. It is known that taking an oral contraceptive can interfere with the fish oil effects on lowering triglycerides. Read more

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I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?

Discuss with team: You should discuss this directly with your health care team taking care of you for the concussion. The lack of data makes trying to predict what you've experienced or the results of any evaluation preclude any ability to provide a recommendation. Read more

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I take calcium, magnesium, hair/nails/skin vitamin, iron, and fish oil vitamin. How am I supposed to feel and how to I know they are working?

I take calcium, magnesium, hair/nails/skin vitamin, iron, and fish oil vitamin. How am I supposed to feel and how to I know they are working?

Hard to know: If you have had a deficiency of one of these vitamins or minerals, your symptoms should gradually improve- hair/nails will take a while because of slow growth. If taking for general health, it is certainly tricky to know because the goal is to not develop a condition. So, if you don't develop a condition, is it because the supplement helped or if you wouldn't have got it anyway. Good luck! Read more

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Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together?

Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together?

CoQ10 & Marine Fish: Oil are both excellent supplements and can be taken together. CoQ10 is used more for muscle strength and cardiovascular health and marine fish oil can help to lubricate and moisturize the skin. Peace and good health. Read more

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Hit the back of my head hard. On call neuro said tylenol (acetaminophen) only less chance of bleeding brain. Should I stop my 3000mg fish oil a day for a while?

Hit the back of my head hard. On call neuro said tylenol (acetaminophen) only less chance of bleeding brain. Should I stop my 3000mg fish oil a day for a while?

Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression, Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol. It is likely that you had Medication side effects of drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, confusion, and impaired coordination due to Xanax (alprazolam), (alprazolam) Omeprazole and Nadolol which led to ‘hitting back of your head” See Internist for side effects, Medication interaction, fish oil and treatment. See Psychiatrist for Xanax (alprazolam) effects and Therapy. Read more

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I am using erase a product that is used for removing pimples. My skin started to peel and sting can I used vit e or fish oil to help it heal?

I am using erase a product that is used for removing pimples. My skin started to peel and sting can I used vit e or fish oil to help it heal?

Scientific Rx: Pimple removers don't work. Try a salicylic acid wash and/or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated for two weeks. If you are not clear, get with your personal physician for the help you need in dealing with acne. Read more