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Can You Take Evening Primrose Oil With Fish Oil
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
Sure, but why????: Neither of these has been proved to be of any benefit for any purpose other than profit to snake oil salesmen. Save your money. If you have a medical problem, see a real dr. ...Read more
Should not be: An issue but why are you interested in taking these? ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Since I started taking fish oil, flaxseed oil, and evening primrose oil, I have gained 15 lbs. I also have hypothyroidism.
Weight gain: It may be time to recheck your thyroid function levels. Also, if you're taking thyroid hormone replacement, make sure that you take it first thing in the am, on an empty stomach, by itself. Wait at least half an hour before eating. Do not take it with other medications/vitamins/supplements. ...Read more
Could people with systemic autoimmune diseases like lupus/ra benefit from taking evening primrose oil? What about fish oil?
Drug interactions: Even over the counter and herbal medications can interact with other medications you may be taking. Please do not take either of these without discussing the matter with your doctor. ...Read more
Need reliable info on taking evening primrose oil and omega 3 fish oil together to combat moderate chin acne?
No reliable evidence:
I don't believe there is concrete evidence! It is easier to prevent acne than treating severe acne because severe/cystic acne will cause scars which are permanent. Inflammatory acne are often treated with topical benzoy/antibiotic combo or oral antibiotics. Blackheads acne probably better treated with some retinoid derivatives. It is best to consult doc for individualized treatment...
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Probably: Because they are likely absorbed similarly, I can fathom no reason why they cannot be taken at the same time. ...Read more
Yes: No interactions that I know of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Oil of primrose is often used for pms and has an additional fat for those who need it. It is usually fine to take and causes few symptoms, perhaps GI is the most common. You need about 1-2 grams for it to help with pms. It does not help everyone but it is worth a try rather than a prescription drug. ...Read more
Don't know: A problem with anything not prescribed by a dr. Is that we have no idea what is in the substance you are taking. Please read the very small print on the bottle that states "this is not to be used for the treatment or diagnosis of any disease".Why is that statement there? Because the fda, the oversight of drug safety in the usa, hasn't even looked at the product you are taking. Be an informed user. ...Read more
Is it good to take evening primrose oil and perfectile together? I felt very weak and felt nosea afer taking both.
I'm 28. My mom had breast cancer and dead 3 years ago. Now, I have fibroma in breast, about 6mm. Is it good to take evening primrose oil? Or shouldn't?
Primrose Oil: There are no literature reports that I am able to find that suggest primrose Oil is harmful. Read this: http://www. Drweil. Com/vitamins-supplements-herbs/supplements-remedies/is-evening-primrose-oil-safe-after-breast-cancer/. Some studies suggest it might be helpful in patients who have a certain familial gene mutation associated with aggressive breast cancer. I would undergo genetic testing. ...Read more
Can I take evening primrose oil and cod liver oil and omega 3 and milti vitamins and minerals all together? =I have four bottles I have one from each e
Vitamins: Yes u can, but read labels, if vits are repeated & @ 100%, then wasting... ...Read more
1000-2000mg: Oil of primrose can help some people with their pms symptoms. Usually you have to take a big enough dose from a well produced drug company for it to work. Use 1-2grams per day starting at the lower dose; if it does not work after 1-2 months increase it. If it does not help by then, it is probably not going to work for you. ...Read more
Of usefulness. There no good evidence to recommend use of this supplement. If you are considering taking it, please consult your doctor as there are interactions with conventional medication. Fda does not regulate supplements.
http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-and-supplements/evening-primrose-oil-uses-and-risks. ...Read more
Yes: Yes but why would you want to? ...Read more
Evening primrose: Depends on why you are taking it (what are you treating?) and the brand you are using. Active ingredient concentrations vary widely between products since supplements are not regulated by the fda. Also, if you are taking prescription meds &/or other supplements, there may be drug interactions that affect the active levels of the different drugs. ...Read more
Someone told me about spirulina and evening primrose oil. They said it was good for women to take. Is this correct?
No advantage: Spirulina is a bacterium cultivated as a food supplement worldwide. Dried spiralina contains about 60% protein, and is superior typical plant protein, i.e. legumes. It is no better than milk or meat as a protein source and is 30 TIMES more expensive per gram. Evening primrose oil comes from the evening primrose plant and is touted as helpful for many conditions, little proof. ...Read more
Yes: It should be okay.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm suffering from eczema is it okay to take evening primrose capsule without fish oil? Day 2 of taking it.
But may not help either. Make sure you use the recommended dose on the bottle.
You might benefit more from eliminating soaps and skin irritants you are exposed to. When showering use soap only in axillae and public/anal area. Find a good skin lubricant you can apply after shower each day. Most derm MDs recommend eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) and a couple others. ...Read more
See wikipedia for discussion of the flower under: oenothera. The evening primrose seeds contain oil which is a fatty acid. The oil. Contains 7 to 10 percent gamma linolenic acid and about 70 percent linoleic acid. Gamma linolenic acid is a precursor to prostaglandin pge1 (misoprostol) and thromboxane txa1. Pge1 (misoprostol) is involved ...Read more
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