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Can Fish Oil Cause Constipation
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
Im constipated. I feel really dizzy when I try to push and feel like vomiting... What can I do, I started taking fish oil pills yesterday, could that have been the problem?
I am taking pravastatin sodium 80mg , omeprazol 20 mg and fish oil 1000 mg . You think this why my penis is buring and i also have contipation .
Can taking fish oil cause LDL to be elevated? I'm taking it and i've never had a high LDL before.
Yes: Fish oils contain two active omega-3 fatty acids, dha and epa. Most fish oil products are a blend of these two fatty acids. Dha + epa frequently increases LDL cholesterol in a dose dependent manner (the higher the dose, the greater the increase). Recent studies show that purified epa (without dha) decreases LDL cholesterol with significant reduction seen at a 4 gram per day dosage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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