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Doctor insights on: Does Fish Oil Help Increase Collagen And Elastin

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Biotin, folic acid, collagen, evening primrose, fish oil all taken together daily, is it ok? I am 26 female. No pregnancy plan. Hypervitaminosis?

Biotin, folic acid, collagen, evening primrose, fish oil all taken together daily, is it ok? I am 26 female. No pregnancy plan. Hypervitaminosis?

Totally fine: Hypervitaminosis is a term that refers to toxic levels of vitamin a, d or e, which you clearly don't have since you are not taking any of those! Biotin and Folic Acid are essential nutrients that are non-toxic and prevent birth defects. Evening primrose ; fish oil provide essential fatty acids ; are very safe. Collagen is not essential but also quite safe. You have no need to worry. ...Read more

Fish Oil (Definition)

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


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Is prenatal, folic acid, vitamin a, fish oil, biotin and collagen good to take?

Is prenatal, folic acid, vitamin a, fish oil, biotin and collagen good to take?

Yes but caution re:A: I'm confused, as the info above says you're a 20 yo male, but most males don't take prenatal vits, if you're male I wouldn't take a prenatal, as they often have iron, which 20 yo guys shouldn't take. If you're female, why did you say you're male? If you might become pregnant take no more than 10, 000 iu total of vit a/day-see http://www. Care2.Com/greenliving/is-vitamin-a-safe-for-pregnant-women. Html. ...Read more

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Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together?

Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together?

CoQ10 & Marine Fish: Oil are both excellent supplements and can be taken together. CoQ10 is used more for muscle strength and cardiovascular health and marine fish oil can help to lubricate and moisturize the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does fish oil raise hdl? How much?

Does fish oil raise hdl? How much?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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I have a HDL of 32, LDL of 88 and triglycerides count is 289. My non-hdl count is 146. I am using fish oil gels daily. How to increase hdl?

I have a HDL of 32, LDL of 88 and triglycerides count is 289. My non-hdl count is 146. I am using fish oil gels daily. How to increase hdl?

More exercise,,,: Doing more exercise is a great way to increase HDL cholesterol. Also cutting out fat and increasing fiber in your diet are important steps. Stopping smoking and especially having Niacin in your diet are other ways. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does fish oil increases cholesterol?

Does fish oil increases cholesterol?

Not really: Your liver increases your production of cholesterol, not necessarily the food you eat. Cholesterol is the building block of all hormones in the body and is necessary for life. However high cholesterol or very low cholesterol is not ideal. High cholesterol must be balanced with good cholesterol (HDL) so that it can be removed from the body. Fish oil has good omegas 3's for our body. ...Read more

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Does fish oil raise blood pressure?

Does fish oil raise blood pressure?

Fish oil: Doesn't per se raise blood pressure, some people believe it will lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why does fish oil raise blood pressure?

Why does fish oil raise blood pressure?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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How much fish oil is safe to take without doctor supervision? Can fish oil increase your risk of aneurysm? If so, do benefits outweigh risks?

How much fish oil is safe to take without doctor supervision? Can fish oil increase your risk of aneurysm? If so, do benefits outweigh risks?

3000 mg: 3000mg or 3 grams daily would be the max. Doubtful about increasing increasing the risk of aneurysm. New info showed no benefit in decreasing cardiovascular events. ...Read more

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Fish oil (2 gm/day ==1 gm omega-3/day)) increase LDL by how much?

Fish oil (2 gm/day ==1 gm omega-3/day)) increase LDL by how much?

Does not: Fish oil is meant to reduce fatty acids/triglycerides. Check out these two sites for more information about fish and fish oil. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/cholesterol/cl00002http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/993.html. ...Read more

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Do omega 3 in nuts, sapn, etc raise hdl? If so, the fish oil should as well right?

Do omega 3 in nuts, sapn, etc raise hdl? If so, the fish oil should as well right?

Yes, however...: Yes, tree nuts raise hdl, as does fish oil, olive oil, red wine & exercise- see http://www. Ehow. Com/how_5205513_increase-good-cholesterol-hdl. Html while raising HDL is beneficial & does reduce risk of heart disease, the most important strategy to decrease risk is to reduce inflammation- see http://www. Cbn. Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/. ...Read more

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Started taking fish oil and vitamin d and noticed a slight increase of ALT levels up 30 from 80 to 124?

Started taking fish oil and vitamin d and noticed a slight increase of ALT levels up 30 from 80 to 124?

This is serious: Both these numbers are very concerning. You've had a liver biopsy and you have a right to know what's going on. You're 23 years old. Are you drinking too much? Have you been checked for hepatitis B and C, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, autoimmune hepatitis and NASH. Are you allergic to the medications you're taking for your anxiety? These questions need to be settled -- or you may pay with your life. ...Read more

Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more