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Fish Oil Blood In Urine
I've been taking fish oil for about 6 mos 3 to 4g daily and tappered off now n then. Recently i''ve seen oil in my urine n it smells like fiish oil?
Fish Oil: It certainly could be trace amounts of omega -3 in the urine. It doesn't take much to smell "fishy". The benefits of taking fish oil are less clear than they used to be. I would recommend that you check with your doctor to see if fish oil is right for you. If it is right, I would purchase the highest grade, highly purified brand that is either of Icelandic or Norwegian origin. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Can extra strength krill oil 500mg mega red brand cause a little blood in urine? I just had a physical for a job and they told me.
Can extra strength krill oil cause a little blood in urine? Recent job physical show it. I've never had this problem til I started talking krill oil
With protein in my urine, do I have to eat less protein? If yes I should not eat ocean fish, in which case I have to supplement with Omega-3 fish oil?
None of the above.: Protein in urine has a multitude of causes and can vary from small amounts to truly large amounts. Treatment of your proteinuria should be directed at the cause of the proteinuria not the proteinuria per se. Protein intake may be modified depending upon your condition but this is not generally required. You should not change your protein intake without discussing with your doc. ...Read more
Dark urine sometimes with onion/tuna fish oil like smell. Pre and post urination pain with inflamed RT testis veins. Pain also in urethra no discharge?
Genitourinary: Go see a doctor and get examined and some tests performed ...Read more
In a recent blood test the only thing that changed was trigycerides dropped. Could it be the fish oil? I changed my diet last year also.
Yes: Fish oil can thin your blood. You shouldn't take if if you have bleeding in your stomach or brain. It's a good idea to stop it 14 days before dental or regular surgery. Be careful if you are taking other drugs which can thin your blood [such as aspirin, nsaids, warfarin, antiplatelet agents like plavix]. ...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
I have an upcoming appt with a rheumatologist. Will taking fish oil affect any blood work they do?
Can fish oil lower my blood sugar cuz I have noticed since I started drinking it my sugar has been kind of low.
Why is estrogen used topically to enter the blood stream but fish oil can't be used transdermally for the same affect?
It depends: Upon the size and chemical nature of the molecules. Only certain medication can penetrate the skin, particularly when combined with other chemicals that increase the efficiency of the transfer. ...Read more
Cadio cath 30%lad blood works normal put on statins can I replace that with fish oil or natural alternative if so what and how much, is 30%lad bad. Ta?
No, and maybe: Stains will significantly lower LDL and stabilize plaques and may even cause regression of the plaque. Primary prevention with statins is also well documented. No other agent or class has this data. 30 percent is not bad due to the fact its not blocking flow but can rupture and cause a heart attack. ...Read more
Comparable effects: Both fish oil and flax oil contain omega 3 fatty acids which are known to significantly thin the blood. With both the effects are dose-related; higher amounts thin the blood more. I do not know of any studies comparing their effects on thinning blood but would expect they would be fairly comparable. See www. Parade. Com/health/askdrrosenfeld/nutrition/fish-oil. Html. ...Read more
Fish oil: No clinical evidence to support clot protection ...Read more
Good quality: Marine fish oil has many research-based benefits. It makes the platelets silky so if you are on a blood thinner consult w/doc. Some folks take 6-8 caps daily under supervision. Poor quality MFO can be contaminated w/toxins so get a good brand that has been purified and is 50% EPA&DHA. Peace and good health. MFO is a powerful overall anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Is the use of fish oil capsule good in PCOS? But I read that fish oil also increases blood glucose level
Will taking too much blood thinning supplements like garlic, fish oil and flaxseed make you feel lightheaded?
It could: Cut back on one of these at a time to see which is the culprit. If it continues despite stopping, then see your doctor. ...Read more
What medicines could be causing my husband to lose his sense of taste and smell? He is on trazadone, blood pressure med., niacine, fish oil.
Head injury?: Has your husband had a head injury -- maybe fallen and hit his head? Sometimes the tiny olfactory nerves from nose to brain can be damaged, resulting in poor sense of smell. Since ability to smell impacts one's ability to taste, sense of taste could be damaged also. There are other possible causes as well. . . Please encourage your husband to talk to his doctor about this. ...Read more
Does taking 3000 mg of fish oil a day protect me from blood clots? No past of clots. Have lyme and health anxiety. Worried lyme makes chances higher
Not clot therapy: Your setting has no risk of clotting. With your Ehlers Danlos you need a directed exrcise program. Unclear how Lyme was diagnosed and uncertain where it palys a role here. You need to discuss with your physician, get appropriate physchiatric therapy as well to help with the anxiety ...Read more
Can my fish oil pill thin blood or cause bleeding? I'm 10wks pregnant & have a small subchorionic hematoma but have never bled & am not bleeding now
I take coq10, curcumin + fish oil daily. I have a headache. Is it ok to take 2 aleeve or would it thin my blood too much with the above supplements?
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
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more