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Can I take fish oil to help with my cold?

Can I take fish oil to help with my cold?

Yes and No: Yes you can take fish oil but i don't believe it will help your cold- but it won't hurt it either. The very best treatment know of for colds is pelargonium sidoides, sold in health food stores & pharmacies as umcka; it is safe, affordable & proven effective for colds, bronchitis & sinus infections. ...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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I've been having difficulties with my feet/ calves cramping at night, and sometimes suddenly my feet and hand feel freezing cold my feet have cramped before but not so severly nor regulary. I take multivitamins, fish oil, osteo biflex, calcium, eat banan

I've been having difficulties with my feet/ calves cramping at night, and sometimes suddenly my feet and hand feel freezing cold my feet have cramped before but not so severly nor regulary.  I take multivitamins, fish oil, osteo biflex, calcium, eat banan

Calf : Calf cramping when walking coiuld be a sign of a problem known as claudication, indicating a problem with arterial circulation and cold hands and feet could be a circulation issue as well. Muscle cramping can also occur with a mineral, metabolic or endocrine issue. The reason for not because of the epidural steroid incetions may be the factor you are looking for as well talk to the neurologist/neurosurgeon/orthopedist/pain doctor or who ever recommend the steroid inceptions as well as speaking to your family doctor again. ...Read more

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How often should I take fish oil tablets?

How often should  I take fish oil tablets?

Daily: Different formulations given different instructions. They should be taken daily for sure, but some formulations may say twice daily, whereas others may even suggest three times a day. Read the bottle. ...Read more

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How many times a day should I take fish oil?

How many times a day should I take fish oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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If i take fish oil pills will it make butt grow?

Maybe: Fish oil is good for triglyceride and cholesterol issues. Also supposed to help skin and hair. Good luck with the butt problem! ...Read more

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Why should I take fish oil for heart?

Why should I take fish oil for heart?

Alleged protection: Omega-three fish oils were popularized as possibly helping prevent/reverse atherosclerosis, especially when the inuit people were noted to have relatively little coronary artery disease. The last two big studies on the inuit cast grave doubt on this politically-correct idea. The fish oils are systemic anti-inflammatories and some folks find they help with arthritis. You decide & don't spend $$$. ...Read more

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Can i take fish oil and b complex at the same time?

Can i take fish oil and b complex at the same time?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil ok with b complex. ...Read more

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Im 45 my chollestrol is 237.. Should i take fish oil?

Im 45 my chollestrol is 237.. Should i take fish oil?

Yes and no: Triglycerides are the blood fats that are most influenced by fish oil. Your cholesterol/hdl ratio should be between 3 and 5. If that is what you find and the triglycerides are normal, then you are fine. If the triglycerides are elevated then stop sugar and take fish oil. ...Read more

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Should I take fish oil capsules with chlor-trimeton(allery tablets) for my sickness?

Should I take fish oil capsules with chlor-trimeton(allery tablets) for my sickness?

No: Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman". ...Read more

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Can i take fish oil with epilepsy?

Yes: A person may take over-the-counter fish oil supplements, for the benefit of the omega-3 fatty acids, in the usual recommended doses stated on the bottle labels, whether or not he has epilepsy. ...Read more

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I have high cholesterol should I take fish oil pills?

I have high cholesterol should I take fish oil pills?

Yes to fish!: There have been numerous studies supporting fish oils in lowering cholesterol and triglycerides and providing protection to blood vessels. I would have you work with your doctor to asses your risk, other health issues that might be positively impacted, and follow your cholesterol while taking it Eating food sources (wild salmon, sardines, walnuts, etc) is also valuable. ...Read more

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Should I take fish oil if I have a peptic ulcer?

Should I take fish oil if I have a peptic ulcer?

No: At age 16, you probably need NOT to be on any supplements. Healthy life style, exercise and weight loss (if needed) should be plenty. Any reason you are worried about your health? Be careful not to give yourself an ulcer. ...Read more

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What to do if i take fish oil to make my hair grow faster what else does it do?

What to do if i take fish oil to make my hair grow faster what else does it do?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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I started adding 2 tbl of chia seeds to my morning smoothie... Will i be overdoing the omega's if i take fish oil as well?

No, but you'll: Certainly be increasing your calories and probably wasting a lot of money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv and the internet. ...Read more

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Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

Fish oil vs shellfis: Generally fish oil is produced from oily type fish ie bluefish or salmon so it should be safe to take for people with true shellfish allergies. Krill because it is a type of shrimp - may be more of a challenge - if possible i would stick to fish oil. ...Read more

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