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Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Go to Pediatrician: The rattle sounds likes thick mucus or phlegm. Cod liver oil may help but I suggest taking infant to Doctor.
Baby needs to be seen to rule out serious infections like bronchitis, pneumonia or RSV. The doctor may provide treatment to help clear the lungs and the "rattling cold" ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Daily 2 cod liver oil capsule to 10 months 10 days Hb E Beta Thai Baby is ok? Which contains:Vit A 600 IU, D3 85 IU, E 0.3 IU & cod liver oil 0.3 ml.

Daily 2 cod liver oil capsule to 10 months 10 days Hb E Beta Thai Baby is ok? Which contains:Vit A 600 IU, D3 85 IU, E 0.3 IU & cod liver oil 0.3 ml.

Not recommended: If you feed your 3 month old breast milk, he or she may need vitamin D supplementation. If formula, probably not, since they are vitamin-fortified. It is dangerous to give cod liver oil because there may be mercury which is toxic in it and because vitamin A can cause death upon overdose. It is fat-soluble, meaning it isn't excreted from the body by kidneys and can build up to toxic levels. ...Read more

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Daily 1 cod liver oil capsule to 10 months 10 days Hb E Beta Thal Baby is ok? Which contains:Vit A 600 IU, D3 85 IU, E 0.3 IU & cod liver oil 0.3 ml.

Daily 1 cod liver oil capsule to 10 months 10 days Hb E Beta Thal Baby is ok? Which contains:Vit A 600 IU, D3 85 IU, E 0.3 IU & cod liver oil 0.3 ml.

Ask hematologist: Cod liver oil is a good source of omega fatty acid. However, for a baby who is either breastfed or formula fed, it is usually unnecessary because both would already have omega fatty acid. If your infant has beta thalassemia, ask your hematologist if there's any need to supplement. You may not need to esp if he's growing and thriving well. ...Read more

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When I was a child my mother gave me cod liver oil. Do I need to do that with my child?

When I was a child my mother gave me cod liver oil. Do I need to do that with my child?

No: Back in old days, cod liver oil was an excellent source for vitamin a. Nowadays, vitamin supplements are available in different forms and flavors over the counter. ...Read more

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Can I give my 7month LD baby fermented cod liver oil, buttternmilk and probiotics... Are they too much to give? (my baby has a terrible eczema)

Can I give my 7month LD baby fermented cod liver oil, buttternmilk and probiotics... Are they too much to give? (my baby has a terrible eczema)

Yes and no: No to buttermilk. Yes to cod liver oil (i did not know there is a fermented cod liver oil) for a 7 month old- 1/ tsp a day of cod liver oil. Probiotics yes. No dairy. No gluten. See a chinese medicine practitioner. Much eczema is related to digestive issues and chinese medicine can be very beneficial. ...Read more

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My family history in general have heart problems. They want me to take a baby aspirin but refuse is this bad? I do take fermented cod liver oil 1 gram

My family history in general have heart problems. They want me to take a baby aspirin but refuse is this bad? I do take fermented cod liver oil 1 gram

You're only 24?: There has never been a study that has shown benefit in men or women in your age range who take aspirin for primary prevention. Unless there's more in your history that has not been revealed, I would agree with you. (what makes you think fermented cod liver oil is beneficial and has no potential for harm?) ...Read more

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My daughter is 2 month old, around us, the parents always buy cod liver oil for child, is it necessary for child to eat cod liver oil?

My daughter is 2 month old, around us, the parents always buy cod liver oil for child, is it necessary for child to eat cod liver oil?

Depends: Breast fed babies DO need a vitamin D supplement. One tbsp of cod liver oil has 1400 IU of vitamin D. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 400 IU of vitamin D daily for breastfed infants. This is to avoid rickets. Hope this helps! Please consult me on Prime for more details! ...Read more

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Cod liver oil effect on erection?

Cod liver oil effect on erection?

No real evidence: Back conclusions for the use of cod liver oil for erection dysfunction. ...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 krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Is krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Perhaps a bit but...: Krill oil and cod liver oil are both excellent sources of essential Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The main thing krill oil has that cod liver oil does not is Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant with many proven benefits (see http://products. Mercola. Com/astaxanthin/).
But krill oil costs much more so you could take cod liver oil and supplement with astaxanthin.
See my comment: ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cod liver oil and lysine together?

Check RDD: Cod liver oil is high in lysine so best to check how much lysine you'd be getting. Best to stick to no more than the recommended daily dosage. ...Read more

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Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Yes: Both krill and cod liver oil are excellent sources of essential fatty acids EPA and DHA. Cod Liver Oil also contains Vitamins A and D. Krill oil may be more readily absorbed and is an excellent source of astaxanthin.
It is safe to take these together. One would have to take very large amounts for either or both to be hazardous.
See http://draxe. Com/cod-liver-oil/
for more info. ...Read more

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Can I take cod liver oil tablets even though I suffer with gout?

Can I take cod liver oil tablets even though I suffer with gout?

Yes: Although consumption of organ meats high in purine content such as beef, lamb, and pork, can contribute to gout attacks, cod liver oil pills should not be a problem. ...Read more

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I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

Fine: Cod liver oil contains vitamin a, vitamin d and omega-3 fatty acid, krill oil has high levels of omega-3 fatty acid. Omega-3 is helpful in lowering triglycerides and may have beneficial effects on the heart, may increase level of vitamin a and d; however the level of vitamin a may become too high if you consume too much of fish oil. So do it with moderation, as always consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

Depends: The major contents of cod liver oil are the Vitamins A and D and omega-3 fatty acids. If you're breast or formula feeding your infant you don't have to supplement his diet with cod liver oil. It was important if you lived in the high latitudes with low UV light exposure. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day?

Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day?

Only if...: Only if a person truly needs extra biotin or cod liver oil, should she take some. People should not ingest "supplements" or medications that they do not need. If a person is deficient in biotin, in omega-3 fatty acids, or in the vitamins in cod liver oil, then it may be ok to take those supplements. Thus, the question is, what is the person deficient in? ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil safe?

Is cod liver oil safe?

Often: In moderation and from a reliable company, cod liver oil can be a safe and helpful supplement. Check an independent supplement testing source like ConsumerLab for recommendations. ...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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What is cod liver oil pills do?

What is cod liver oil pills do?

Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil contains more vitamin a and vitamin d than any other food. This is pre-formed vitamin a, though -- not the beta carotene you can get from plants. You probably want no more than 2500 iu of preformed vitamin a/day. It is fat soluble and the excess is stored in your liver. Cod liver oil also contains high amounts of dha and epa -- long chain omega-2 fats. ...Read more

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Could cod liver oil tablets actually work?

Could cod liver oil tablets actually work?

Tablets vs capsules?: Capsules or liquid are certainly a lot more common but sure, the EPA/DHA, Vits A and D can be packaged into a tablet as well. Or do you mean does cod liver oil work, period? It is certainly considered one of the more helpful supplements - supplying things people are actually often short on (see above). anything that dates back 2000+ years is good in my book, too! ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil molecularly distilled bad?

Molecularly distille: Cod liver oil is neither helpful or hurtful though tastes vile

how something is distilled by molecule sounds likea advertising gimmick rather than real science. ...Read more