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Doctor insights on: Cod Liver Oil For Aspergers Syndrome

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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Which is better for depression: fish oil or cod liver oil?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Which is better for depression: fish oil or cod liver oil?

Fish oil fordepressi: For boosting immune system, as antioxidants, both are ok, but for treating major depression, doubt either would be that beneficial by themselves. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Can cod liver oil good for hepatitis b patients?

Can cod liver oil good for hepatitis b patients?

I don't think so: Some physicians believe that fish oils are helpful for inflammation and/or blood lipid problems. I have no reason to believe that this will specifically help hepatitis b though it could help the joint disease. The obviously-false internet claim that it "cures hepatitis b" is sucker bait; if it did, some of the nih piranhas would have made their reputations by proving it. ...Read more

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Which is better for arthritis: cod liver oil or fish oil?

Which is better for arthritis: cod liver oil or fish oil?

See details: Fish oil if you believe the hype. In actuality, data is not impressive for its benefit. ...Read more

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Help please! is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

Help please! is fish oil or cod liver oil better for immune system function?

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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Is cod liver oil good for you?

Is cod liver oil good for you?

Depends: It will not do harm, but if you have no reason to take this supplement, it will not do any good. It will not make you superhealthy! For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Not especially : Source of vitamins a and d; don't overdo. Fatty liver often associated with overweight, alcohol, some meds. Address those issues. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil or fish oil better for hair?

Is cod liver oil or fish oil better for hair?

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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Which do you recommend, cod liver oil vs. Fish oil?

Which do you recommend, cod liver oil vs. Fish oil?

Omega 3 is good: Many people can not eat enough fish to get sufficienct omega 3. I am a firm advocate of taking this. I like fish oil better than cod liver oil due to its purification and processing. For heart disease it is 2-4 grams, for joint paint 4-6 grams and for prevention 2grams. For mental health it is dha not epa that you need. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

What is the benefit of omega 3 oil and cod liver oil?

Excellent: Omega 3 is made in the body from an essential fatty acid called linolenic acid. Some people have difficulty in processing it and epa, derived from fish oil, becomes essential. Cod liver oil provides vitamins d and a but the dose is important. ...Read more

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Can seven seas cod liver oil have vitamin a?

Can seven seas cod liver oil have vitamin a?

Yes: All cod liver oil contains very high quantities of vitamin a. Be careful of taking large amounts of vitamin a. It can destroy your liver and is a known cause of birth defects. ...Read more

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Could cod liver oil capsule treat ibs-a?

Could cod liver oil capsule treat ibs-a?

There are better way: Alternating diarrhea/constipation can helped first by understanding if something ingested (food or medication) may have had some effect in bringing on part of the cycle. Intolerances to foods for example--may start the process. Often there is the temptation to take a medication to relieve the symptom causing further problems. Cod liver oil can loosen stools. Please talk your provider also. ...Read more

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Been taking cod liver oil for 25 years had ischemic. Online it said cod liver oil can cause this. Family history heart disease thought it would help.

Been taking cod liver oil for 25 years had ischemic. Online it said cod liver oil can cause this. Family history heart disease thought it would help.

Ischemic What?: Ischemia: insufficient blood flow, a clinical judgement. Atherosclerosis typically begins at ~age 7yrs & is human dominant behavior. Primary driver is LDL particle concentration (not cholesterol, a fat made in every one of our cells). Get an NMR particle test and go for abnormally healthy; normal = bad news. Second driver, sugar, get hba1c, optimal is ?5.0%. Next keep systolic BP <120mmhg, etc. ...Read more

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Any interaction with cod liver oil and multivitamins?

Any interaction with cod liver oil and multivitamins?

Be aware: The fat in the cod liver oil may help some nutrients like fat soluble vitamins(A, D, E, K) be better absorbed and others not so much. ...Read more

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