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Is it beneficial to take fish oil for osteoarthritis?

Is it beneficial to take fish oil for osteoarthritis?

No good data: You can try and see. There are a few studies to indicate this. The following website will give you a little insite. http://www.arthritis.org/living-with-arthritis/treatments/natural/supplements-herbs/guide/fish-oil.php Another is more upbeat but I am uncertain. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/12/29/omega-3-radically-improve-arthritis.aspx ...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 fish oil harmful?

Is fish oil harmful?

No/Yes: Most anything can be harmful if taken improperly. Think about it, drinking too much water can make you very ill or you can die. Fish oil, like anything else should be taken according to manufacturer's directions or according to your health care provider. Fish oils have many beneficial effects if used properly and if a reputable product is purchased. Some fish oils are alleged to be contaminate. ...Read more

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Is fish oil good for you?

Is fish oil good for you?

Yes,: but those that contain EPA omega-3 lower triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, those that contain both DHA and EPA will lower triglycerides but raise LDL cholesterol. If you don't want dietary supplement fish oil there's prescription EPA Vascepa or EPA/DHA Lovaza. Epanova is another just approved by FDA. ...Read more

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Is fish oil pills go for you?

Is fish oil pills go for you?

Omega fish oils: For many conditions it can be helpful. Some are advocating it for adhd. Also, can assist in mood stabilization for affective disorders - typically not enough alone. Some suggest it may assist in cholesterol management but the story appears to not be in. Any medication or supplement can cause side effects including dizziness, tiredness, nausea (take with food or switch to krill oil), memory ? ...Read more

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What exactly is fish oil good for?

High cholesterol: Fish oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids. These are good for lowering your LDL cholesterol and your triglycerides and improving your cardiac health. Red krill oil has the same benefits without the fishy taste or fishy burps. ...Read more

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Is creel oil better for you than fish oil?

Is creel oil better for you than fish oil?

Not known: There are simply not enough clinical studies or other information to endorse one type of unsaturated fat, including omega-3 oils, over another. Direct comparisons have not been done and theoretic advantages are not compelling. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

Diffeerent: Some studies suggest improvement in things like braina and joint function. ...Read more

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What are the signs that fish oil is fresh?

What are the signs that  fish oil is fresh?

4 signs: 1- the container is not past expiration, 2- the capsules smell only slightly "fishy, " 3- the capsules are a pale yellow color, and 4- the capsules are firm to light pressure. If all four of these qualities are present, the capsules are likely fresh. ...Read more

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Is fish oil helpful for anxiety?

Is fish oil helpful for anxiety?

Neutral: I have a lot of experience with omega 3 fish oil as I have recommended it to my patients for years. I have not found any effect on chronic anxiety- positive or negative. ...Read more

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Does fish oil oil makes cheeks chubby?

Does fish oil oil makes cheeks chubby?

Fish oil: Unless taken in very large quantity, fish oil is unlikely to cause chubby cheeks. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of fish oil?

What are the health benefits of 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 exactly are the of uses cod fish oil?

What exactly are the of uses cod fish oil?

Healthy heart: Fish oil is a good way to get omega-3-fatty acids. We know that taking fish oil can lower your risk of dying from heart attack or bad heart rhythms ["sudden cardiac death"], lower high bad triglycerides, lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Im 45 my chollestrol is 237.. Should i take fish oil?

Im 45 my chollestrol is 237.. Should i take fish oil?

Yes and no: Triglycerides are the blood fats that are most influenced by fish oil. Your cholesterol/hdl ratio should be between 3 and 5. If that is what you find and the triglycerides are normal, then you are fine. If the triglycerides are elevated then stop sugar and take fish oil. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs ...Read more