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Does Fish Oil Cause Dizziness
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
I'm constipated. I feel really dizzy when I try to push and feel like vomiting... What can I do, I started taking fish oil pills yesterday, could that have been the problem?
I hit my head April 28th and 29th of this year. I was diagnosed with a mild concussion. I had PCS symptoms, and they are better now. Dizziness was a major symptom. I started taking fish oil and it's helped. When will I able to drink again?
I take a multivitamin, 12.5mg of atenolol, and omega 3 fish oil. I'm out of balance all day long. Not like vertigo just out of balance. Any idea why?
Off balance: You probably are suffering from BPPV (benign positional postural vertigo). This will usually occur with changes in position or even turning around in your bed it will last 30 sec then stop. It is made better by focusing on an object on the wall or an object fixed in space. You should see the local ent in the area and they can perform the maneuver to get rid of the problem. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes, but not bad 4 u: Fish oil may raise LDL by 5-10% yet reduces risk of heart disease. This is because more important than total LDL is the number of LDL particles & their density. Fish oil lowers the number of LDL particles & increases their size, both of which reduces risk of atherosclerosis.See ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would taking fish oil less often improve the insomnia brought on by taking it daily? What could I take that is similar that doesn't cause me insomnia?
I've read that its very common for fish oil to cause insomnia in many people, and I am sensitive to everything, its causing insomnia, so should I stop?
Fish oil ; sleep: Not much data on fish oil and sleep, but if you believe your sleep got worse after starting it stop it for 14 days since fish oil can be safely discontinued. If your sleep improves you have your answer. If not, look for other causes of your sleep difficulty and consider restarting fish oil for beneficial effects on heart and mood. ...Read more