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Do Omega 3 Supplements Help Repair Nerve Damage
Hello, I have Nutrilite heart health omega-3 supplement, but It says to take 3 softgels per day before meals. Can I take all three softgels at once?
You Like Fish Burps?: Better to split them up. Better absorbed with food. If you don't eat three meals a day then take two with one meal and one with another. but in this case food will help. Or, take the third with a healthy snack. Taking all three at once won't hurt but you want to get your money's worth, right? Also, if you eat some salmon that day, you can skip the supplement. The "real" thing is always better ...Read more
A complete nerve transection will leave an area totally numb. The distribution of the numbers depends upon where the nerve was cut. A partial nerve injury may leave the area tingly or incompletely numb. Finally even if the nerve is not cut the swelling and bruising to the tea can affect the nerve as well. Usually we consider sharp penetrating injuries as likely having nerve lacerations when sensation is lost. A hand surgeon can examine the hand and pinpoint the site or extent of nerve injury and recommend ...Read more
Maybe: The areds 2 study conducted by the nih/nei recently reported that there was no benefit in slowing amd to taking 840mg of dha with 270 mg of epa over a three year period. However, it was also found that patients who had the highest blood levels of epa/dha also had the lowest risk of developing wet amd. More work is needed in light of the high levels of fish oil that are frequently consumed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does omega 3 fatty acid supplements help a border line personality disorder person?If so how much dose? So many supplements available, how to pick?
Not for the disorder: A patient with borderline personality disorder will benefit from any health benefits provided by omega 3 fatty acids just like anyone else. Omega 3 fatty acids have not been proven to treat borderliness personality disorder but psychotherapy and treatment of any co occurring psychiatric disorders will be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to lose weight so I started exercising and taking vitamins, supplements and omega 3 pills.do these pills help losing weight?
I take omega 3 + vitamine bs + fatty acids everyday. What other supplements and eating habits guidelines can help with mood, ADHD and anxiety?
None: A large multi-center double-blind clinical study performed by the nih recently competed, and showed that outcomes on vascular disease were not improved on omega-3's. The claim has been made that many such theoretical treatments of the vascular system will improve every function in the body, due to increased perfusion. The best bet is to eat lots of fresh fruits and green vegetables, and exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The last three real human studies of omega-threes for atherosclerosis / lipid problems showed no benefit. The vegetarian / natural foods people write about this-and-that benefiting this-and-that without needing any real basis, and there's an anecdotal peer-reviewed article, but nothing solid. Acne's treatable by 21st century medicine and if you need us mainstream physicians, we're here for you. ...Read more
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Have dry eyes. See blur patch n ripples. How many mg omega 3 supplement should I take to help in dry eyes n melbomian blepharitis?
Blepharitis: Six tablespoons of flax seed oil per day can be very helpful. Be sure to cut back on other calories. Treatment usually starts with hot compresses followed by milking the thick meibomian oil out of the lids, top and bottom. This step is crucial to flush the thick meibom oil out. Lid scrubs with a Q-tip and diluted baby shampoo help. Some patients also require doxycycline treatment. ...Read more
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Neuropraxia is defined as a temporary loss of function of the nerve. Some nerves are purely sensory while others carry both sensory and motor fibers. Traumatic contusion injuries to nerves or nerve compressions can cause Neuropraxia. Sensory nerves like sural nerve in the leg or mixed sensory and motor nerves like the median and ulnar nerves in the forearm & hand ...Read more
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