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Does Fish Oil Help Fix An Svt Arrhythmia
No: There are proposed beneficial effects of omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for the heart, but treatment of svt is not one of these. There is some data to support that the heart might recover the pumping function of the upper chambers more quickly if omega 3 fatty acids are given following resolution of atrial fibrillation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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
No: Does not treat SVT.Get a more detailed answer ›
Anectdotal: There has been some anecdotal experiences of people getting arrhythmias on fish oils/omega 3's, but the majority of people who take the omega 3's never experience an arrhythmia. If you ever feel you get an abnormal heart rhythm/beat from anything you ingest, you should avoid the substance and tell your dr. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: On why you are taking/using fish oil. If you have very high triglycerides (>1000), then you may need to take this for the rest of your life or at least until you can undertake interventions that will keep the levels tolerable without fish oil. If you are taking it as a well-being supplement, then it is up to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fish Oil: Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. Among their many effects, they can lower triglycerides, prevent heart disease, help reduce high blood pressure, and reduce inflammation in the body. Fish oil helps ward off depression too. In general, most people need at least 1-2 grams of epa and 500mg dha per day in a fish oil preparation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Omega 3 fatty acids are suspected to improve patients with macular degeneration. This has yet to be proven, but a study is underway to determine this exact question.
Look for data from the "areds 2" study due to come out in the 1-2 years.
The short answer is that nothing has been proven. ...Read more
No: I am unaware of any studies that have shown this. Usually when people gain mass in one area its from increasing body fat linked to too many calories consumed, high glycemic foods, exercise (too much or too little) and hormonal changes. ...Read more
Daily: Different formulations given different instructions. They should be taken daily for sure, but some formulations may say twice daily, whereas others may even suggest three times a day. Read the bottle. ...Read more
Abnormal heart rhythm is a condition in which a person has an abnormal heartbeat pattern, as detected by an EKG (electrocardiogram) of the heart. Some abnormal rhythms run in families (hereditary abnormal rhythms). Some abnormal rhythms are not dangerous, while others can cause ...Read more