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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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Do you rec fish oil for CAD prevention? I'm concerned it will increase LDL as shown in studies

Do you rec fish oil for CAD prevention? I'm concerned it will increase LDL as shown in studies

Yes: The fish oil will be unlikely to raise your lipids. It they are elevated then diet and possibly a statin drug like Lipitor (atorvastatin) is needed. ...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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Is it true that taking fish oil capsules can increase ldl on lab work?

Is it true that taking fish oil capsules can increase ldl on lab work?

Marine Fish Oil: Is effective in lowering triglyceride when of good quality and proper dose. Red Yeast Rice lowers LDL. Please see your doctor or a natural doc to help your lipid levels. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I take fish oil every day. Does this increase my chances of prostate cancer?

I take fish oil every day. Does this increase my chances of prostate cancer?

Fish oil prostate: There is no connection between fish oil and prostate cancer. Fish oil is thought to decrease triglyceride levels. ...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

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What are the top 3 ways to raise HDL? I fixed TC/TG/LDL with High fiber, Fish Oil, Guggulsterones, Pantethine, Niaspan, (niacin) but HDL went from 29 to 30

What are the top 3 ways to raise HDL? I fixed TC/TG/LDL with High fiber, Fish Oil, Guggulsterones, Pantethine, Niaspan, (niacin) but HDL went from 29 to 30

I'll give you 7: Non-medicinal (other than the natural Omega3 Fish oils) ways to improve the HDL are: Exercise/STOP Smoking/Decrease sugars in your diet/Increase Fiber in your diet/Increase the Omega 3 Fish oils/Small amounts of dark chocolate/red wine in moderation...can all be beneficial for the HDL. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ok to take fish oil, protein powder, creatine and lift weights which will increase testosterone if I am suffering from hair loss and want to prevent it?

Ok to take fish oil, protein powder, creatine and lift weights which will increase testosterone if I am suffering from hair loss and want to prevent it?

OK but won't help.: All of those things (or at least the weight lifting) will be good for your general health. Unfortunately, increasing testosterone won't affect hair loss, which has to do with the hormone receptors in the hair shafts themselves. The only proven hair loss preventatives are rogaine, (minoxidil) which is otc, and finasteride, a prescription med that your doctor can prescribe if you have no contraindications. ...Read more

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Can fish oil prevent heart disease? Can it raise ldl?

Can fish oil prevent heart disease? Can it raise ldl?

Yes & No, changes LDL: Recent studies suggest fish oil capsules may not reduce risk of heart disease, but getting fish oil from eating fish does seem to prevent heart disease! See http://www. Cnn. Com/2012/09/11/health/health-fish-oil
re: ldl, fish oil may raise it a bit but also changes LDL from small to large particles, making the LDL less dangerous.
See http://www. Drweil. Com/drw/u/qaa400434/is-fish-oil-bad-for-ldl. Html. ...Read more

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Just saw a study that showed that fish oil supplements increased risk of prostate cancer. Are the benefits worth the risk? Still recomended?

Just saw a study that showed that fish oil supplements increased risk of prostate cancer. Are the benefits worth the risk? Still recomended?

Preliminary: The data in this study were very preliminary. Whether or not the patients were taking fish oil supplements was not even measured in the study (only blood levels of omega-3), so there may be multiple other factors that contribute to this increased risk. For example maybe patients who tend to develop prostate cancer also tend to have higher levels for other reasons. More studies are needed. ...Read more

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Started taking fish oil for bipolar/depression. Seem to have increased anxiety and fatigue? Normal? Will it subside?

Started taking fish oil for bipolar/depression. Seem to have increased anxiety and fatigue? Normal? Will it subside?

Insufficient data: Whether the studies showing this are accurate is very problematic. Strongly suggest that you consult again with the psychiatrist treating your bipolar disorder. There are multiple ways of approaching this and an expert in this area can surely help you. Good luck and hope you improve soon. ...Read more

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How many times a day should I take fish oil?

How many times a day should I take fish oil?

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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What can I do to differentiate between fish oil products?

What can I do to differentiate between fish oil products?

Many: There are distinct differences in fish oil products. The extent to which omega-3 and omega-6 is distributed, there is debate on which one is most beneficial for cardioprotection. The ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 is important however. ...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