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How Much Fish Oil Should Be Taken Daily
Yes,: As long as you're sure what's really in the capsule, prescription quality available ...Read more
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
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
@dr appt today, told him was taking fish oil capsules daily. He told me that it "wasn't a good idea, and I should stop". Are benefits > risks?
Fish oil: Other doctors may have different opinions. I feel that there is fairly good evidence that fish oil can lower the risk of certain kinds of heart events; it is also an anti-inflammatory supplement good for chronic inflammatory conditions like arthritis. Finally, there are several studies that show that people who take health supplements (regardless of which kind) are healthier than people who do not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would taking fish oil less often improve the insomnia brought on by taking it daily? What could i take that is similar that doesn't cause me insomnia?
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?
I've read good and bad about fish oil supplement, but need to now is it good for ur health for real beneficial daily quality supplements?
I've been taking fish oil for about 6 mos 3 to 4g daily and tappered off now n then. recently i''ve seen oil in my urine n it smells like fiish oil?
Fish Oil: It certainly could be trace amounts of omega -3 in the urine. It doesn't take much to smell "fishy". The benefits of taking fish oil are less clear than they used to be. I would recommend that you check with your doctor to see if fish oil is right for you. If it is right, I would purchase the highest grade, highly purified brand that is either of Icelandic or Norwegian origin. ...Read more
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