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Does Fish Oil Cause Thyroid Problems
Can taking triple strength fish oil cause night sweats? The sweating only occurs on the neck and chest.
Maybe: Anything can cause anything I always say. But other things can cause night sweats and should be checked into. See your dr. ...Read more
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
Can I safely take fish oil, biotin, coq10 and my thyroid and anxiety clonazepam meds daily without danger!?
Combo: Unless otherwise advised by your doctor, should be ok. ...Read more
I have pcos & hypo. I take thyroid energy, fish oil, vitex, raspberry, cinnamon, bcomplex, multi vitamin at rec. Doses. Any harm in taking so many?
Give it a try: The problem is getting them to actually take it! :-) if you can actually get the kid to ingest it, I recommend a trial of fish oil for most with autism. Although more research is needed, some research suggests modest benefits from fish oil, and no evidence of any harm. In general, fish oil and a multivitamin (+/- iron depending on constipation) are a good idea for most kids with autism. ...Read more
Is it true that fish oil can cause acne? And for some it's good for acne too? I need the truth please
I don't think so: I don't think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Listed side effects for fish oil capsules are nausea and irregular heartbeat. Is this really true? I don't see how it could cause nausea.
Is it the fish oil tablets that cause prostate cancer or the fish oil in fish? If I just eat regular fish can that lessen the chance of pc?
Here are some...: Any illness always results from multiple factors and is a process of lifelong making. Among those, genetic factor is the underlying one which could not be altered. What may be within our control is lifestyle with how to eat as a part of it. Information flooding with conflicting ideas has puzzled many like you. In reality, I would not worry about it but consume it in moderation, not overindulgence. ...Read more
Since stopping fish oil I am sleeping better. Will taking it less often not cause the insomnia it was obviously causing me when I took it daily?
Fish oil ; insomnia: There are very rare reports of fish oil being associated with inability to sleep, and 1 case of hypomania. You seem very sure fish oil caused you to have insomnia. In that case, you might be better served to simply eat fish such as wild alaskan salmon at least 2-3 times a week. That should give you the omega-3 fats your body and brain need -- without depending on a supplement. ...Read more
Can previous mi pt take fish oil if on blood thinners? Also if they have already been taking fish oil how many days does it take til problems start?
Goal: Of therapy after an mi is to bring the LDL down to less than 70. If the tg is too high, you can't even know your ldl. We do give omega-3 for tg, the benefit in later studies show that you have to take at least a dose of the range of 4gm a day. Antiplatelets and bblockers should be continued along with statin to lower LDL and smooth out the arteries. ...Read more
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
Fish oil: Doesn't usually cause GI symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should not be: An issue but why are you interested in taking these? ...Read more
Am on 1000mg of fish oil to reduce my cholesterol. I just noticed a few days ago that my heart skips beat, could the fish oil be the cause?
Skip: Unlikely the the fish oil causing the skipped beat. The American College of Cardiology recommends supplementation with 1.6 grams daily and many practitioners would recommend 2 to 3 grams daily. I would assume you are addressing some health issues. Continue the fish oil, walk, consider a daily magnesium. If the palpitations worsen notify your provider. ...Read more
Which type of vitamins should I take for my age, women's one a day? Allergic to seafood, will vitamins with fish oil have cause an allergic reaction?
Can taking fish oil cause LDL to be elevated? I'm taking it and I've never had a high LDL before.
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 more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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