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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 2 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
Maybe: There is study data suggesting that people who eat fish twice per week are less likely to get macular degeneration. Right now, fish oil is being evaluated for this purpose. Fish oil is known to lower cholesterol and lower this risk of heart attack. Eat fish - it's good for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: There is some evidence suggesting certain omega 3 fatty acids (found in fish/fish oil) may help nerves. I don't think we can say this definitively yet, but omega 3's have been/are the subject of much study. There are also other reasons why eating more fish/getting more omega 3's may be helpful for your health. Talk with your doctor about your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Arrhythmia, also known as abnormal heart rhythm, is any type of irregular heart beat. It might be a simple skip of the heart beat, or a transient pause, both of which are typically benign. However, there are also more serious types of arrhythmias when the heart races ...Read more
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