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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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What is fish oil's maximum dosage?

What is fish oil's maximum dosage?

Don't maximize: There is no proven benefit above 200 mg of dha and epa each. Also, it can act as an anti-coagulant so high doses can be dangerous particularly if added to other anticoagulants like aspirin, coumadiin, plavix, (clopidogrel) etc. ...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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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is 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 and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more


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