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How Much Fish Oil Can I Take
My cardio doctor put me on fish oil can I take that on an empty stomach or do I have to eat to take it?
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
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
Is melatonin and fish oil safe to take together? And is 1000 mg fish oil too much to take one time a day? I'm 19, male and will begin taking it.
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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