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How Important Is Fish Oil In Your Diet
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
Possible: About 75% of your cholesterol is dependent upon genetics. So if your cholesterol is modestly elevated,change in your diet and excercise may do the trick. Fish oil may impact your triglycerides but has no significant effect on cholestrol. Statins are drug of choice ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ebct score 23 at 37 yrs. Ldl 130 HDL 35. Plant based diet, nuts some fish + Lipitor 10mg. Now LDL 44 HDL 32. Will fish oil help hdl? Next step?
Relax: Friend you are a divine creation not a machine -- be happy and grateful of your health then help others around you -- by the way fish oil benefit you more than raising HDL and you may not need to take Lipitor unless you have a high risk coronary heart disease profile -- discuss it with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
15 months baby swallowed 2 fish oil caps 2000mg,he is okay but i breastfeed him,i've to eliminate fish from my. Diet also not to pass in milk?
How long will it takes to lower my liver enzymes?Current reading is 160..I follow my doctors advice of proper diet and lots of water..Fish oil ok?
Depends on cause: And level of elevated liver enzyme tests. Viral hepatitis, drugs, toxins, alcohol, gallstones, trauma, and nash are all possibilities. If you can reverse the underlying condition, your tests should return to normal in a few weeks to few months. Sometimes, though, you can't cure the underlying condition so fast. ...Read more
Are vaginitis, itching, or women's candida truly related to diet (or is that a myth)? I take fish oil and a multivitamin, but also eat dark chocolate!
Mostly myth: If you have a food allery, you can develop a rash and / or itching as a result and those symptoms could manifest as vaginal irritaion. Otherwise diet has no relationship to episodes of vaginitis that is more likely related to etioloies such as - infectious, hormonal, diabetes related, contact dermatitis, or foreign body related episodes of vaginitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have low cholesterol.113 total. Is that too low?Ldl48 hdl45 triglycerides 99 i follow a low fat diet and take Lipitor 10mg and fish oil bid
Lipids: These numbers are fine. I wouldn't be concerned. ...Read more
Tc 240, trig 45, HDL 85, LDL 146. Intolerant of statins, fibrates, Zetia and niacin.Diet good, exercise and take fish oil. Any other therapies?
Find and Fix Causes: High LDL levels may result from overproduction of LDL particles, decreased clearance of LDL particles, or both. In some cases common LDL lowering medications are not sufficient to control high LDL levels. Consideration should be given to identifyihng genetic causes (familial hypercholesterolemia), or acquired medical problems (thyroid, renal, liver, glucose related disorders) that could be present ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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