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How Much Fish Oil Should Be Taken Daily
ConsumerLab says a lower dose of fish oil is better for epileptics, so is Nature's Way 500mg of Red Krill Oil daily enough? Or how much do I add on?
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
Not Really Known: Although there are numbers out t, the data showing true requirements is unkbown, to my knowledge. Dha is currently being added to infant formulas. Again, I am not aware of research on efficacy and safety in infants and toddlers.Thus consult your pediatrician. ...Read more
Several good but...: About 2 grams /day. One should choose a fish oil supplement wisely as some brands are much better than others- make sure it's purified ; is in the "true triglyceride" form. My favorites are nordic naturals and omegavail by designs for health. See http://bit.Ly/1bxibwc for an interesting article but also check out the lengthy discussion to see how your simple question can have a complex answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been taking 1000mg fish oil as well as flax or chia daily for years. Is this safe? Ends up being around 2000mg or so total omega 3. Too much?
Omega 3:6 ratio: Most people do not get enough omega 3 in their diet and get too much omega 6. As to whether or not fish oil in combination with other plant sources of omega3 is too much depends on the context of a persons diet overall. Excess fish oil can have a blood thinning effect as well. This that also needs to be considered in the context of ones medical history. ...Read more
Is omega 3 fish oil good for skin wrinkles and loss of collagen & safe to take daily & is CoQ10 good for ageing skin. Can they be taken together ?
I was diagnosed with MS in Feb, 2015. I want to know what lifestyle changes should i adopt. How much Vitamin D and fish oil should i take on a daily basis? Which exercises can i do other than yoga ? Will too much exercise flare up my symptoms?
Does daily low dose aspirin, fish oil, and turmeric coupled with a couple light beers thin the blood too much? Affect rbc?
Biotin, folic acid, collagen, evening primrose, fish oil all taken together daily, is it ok? I am 26 female. No pregnancy plan.Hypervitaminosis?
Totally fine: Hypervitaminosis is a term that refers to toxic levels of vitamin a, d or e, which you clearly don't have since you are not taking any of those! biotin and Folic Acid are essential nutrients that are non-toxic and prevent birth defects. Evening primrose ; fish oil provide essential fatty acids ; are very safe. Collagen is not essential but also quite safe. You have no need to worry. ...Read more
Dose varies: Omega 3 fish oi doses vary depending on why you are taking it, but for general use i recommend about 1000 mg of dha/epa daily...Look at the components on the label and the amount of dha +epa should equal around 1000mg. I think they are a great supplement for most of us. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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