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Do Cod Liver Oil Tablets Cause Weight Gain
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
Not really: Not unless you drink a gallon or two daily. ...Read more
Can folic acid cause weight gain ?? I've been taking 7 folic acid pulls daily and I noticed weight gain also I took fish oil and flaxeed supplements?
Folic acid: Folic acid can make you gain weight, if you have a deficiency, that it is correcting. If not, then it shouldn't. That sounds like an awful lot of folic acid. Check your dose. The CDC recommends 0.4mg (400 micrograms) per day, in women of child bearing years. More than 50% of all pregnancies are unplanned. If you have a deficiency, then consult your doctor, for the proper dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking Ginkgo Biloba+Ginseng combo daily. Can I add Cod Liver Oil (Vitamin D) to it? Are there any risks?
Depends: As long as you are not on anticoagulation ginkgo and ginseng can be taken with limited issues. Be careful with cod liver oil as while it may provide vitamin D and vitamin A, there are better sources of vitamin D. Vitamin A is a particularly finicky vitamin where too much and too little really can create problems, so it much benefit you to avoid supplementation without a known deficiency. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does sertraline cause wieght gain at which dosage it cause wieght gain I'm taking 50 mg sertraline ?
Can cause: It sometimes causes weight gain, but in a majority of cases it doesn't. When it does the amount varies: 50 mg or higher. But since you're taking it I would focus on the likelihood that it won't cause it for you, and if it turns out that it does, you can address this with your prescriber. Worse case: you simply stop the medicine, (with guidance about decreasing in steps). ...Read more
How to tell which supplements shouldn't be taken together daily? Eg probiotics, krill oil, tumeric, amalaki, neem, cod liver oil.
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Possibly: Fish oil is fat. Fat contains calories. Caloric intake causes weight gain. So, yes, it's possible. Although not likely from a single overdose. The label on the fish oil bottle should tell you how many calories are in a capsule (or 2 capsules) depending on the recommended dose. There is no evidence to show mega-. ...Read more
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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