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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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Please give advice on how much fish oil to take?

Please give advice on how much fish oil to take?

Depends: On how high your triglycerides are. Doses up to 4 grams a day are required for very high triglycerides(>500). See your doctor. ...Read more

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How much fish oil to take if you have glumerolonephritis?

How much fish oil to take if you have glumerolonephritis?

None: The evidence that fish oil benefits patients with glomerulonephritis is weak, controversial and mostly in rats. It doesn't help the loss of protein in the urine. Moreover, if your kidney funtion is poor, the protein load from eating fish (if that's the source of your fish oil) can be harmful. I couldn't advise you to use fish oil. ...Read more

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Is it good to take fish oil?

Is it good to take fish oil?

Marine Fish Oil: Has a large amount of scientific studies to support its usefulness. It is often taken to lower triglycerides and for eyes, brain, joint, and mood. Make sure you get a good brand w/about 50% of the total mgs in epa ; dha. If you are on a blood thinner check w/doc first. ...Read more

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Can a child take fish oil pills?

Can a child take fish oil pills?

Discuss With Doctor: Fish oil supplies Omega-3 fatty acids. In children it is used to lower cholesterol components, a fat source for intravenous nutrition, & more. Your child's age & medical history are unknown. The best way to give a healthy child the benefits of fish oil is to include fish in your child's diet. Fish oil supplements can vary in quality & omega-3 content is unreliable. See child's doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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Can I take fish oil to help with my cold?

Can I take fish oil to help with my cold?

Yes and No: Yes you can take fish oil but i don't believe it will help your cold- but it won't hurt it either. The very best treatment know of for colds is pelargonium sidoides, sold in health food stores & pharmacies as umcka; it is safe, affordable & proven effective for colds, bronchitis & sinus infections. ...Read more

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How often should I take fish oil tablets?

Daily: Different formulations given different instructions. They should be taken daily for sure, but some formulations may say twice daily, whereas others may even suggest three times a day. Read the bottle. ...Read more