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Doctor insights on: Is Cod Liver Oil Good For Glaucoma

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Is cod liver oil good for fatty liver?

Not especially: Source of vitamins a and d; don't overdo. Fatty liver often associated with overweight, alcohol, some meds. Address those issues. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil good for you?

Is cod liver oil good for you?

Depends: It will not do harm, but if you have no reason to take this supplement, it will not do any good. It will not make you superhealthy!
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Is Scott's cod liver oil good for me? In an adult but it's for kids but I love the taste

Is Scott's cod liver oil good for me? In an adult but it's for kids but I love the taste

It's fine: It will not hurt you. I would not overdo it, but you can certainly take in appropriate amounts. ...Read more

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Can cod liver oil good for hepatitis b patients?

Can cod liver oil good for hepatitis b patients?

I don't think so: Some physicians believe that fish oils are helpful for inflammation and/or blood lipid problems. I have no reason to believe that this will specifically help hepatitis b though it could help the joint disease. The obviously-false internet claim that it "cures hepatitis b" is sucker bait; if it did, some of the nih piranhas would have made their reputations by proving it. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil good for you? I have heard that you need to find a food ratio of vitamin A to D. What is that ratio?

Is cod liver oil good for you? I have heard that you need to find a food ratio of vitamin A to D. What is that ratio?

Cod liver oil: Yes, cod liver oil is a healthy supplement. It is a rich source of vitamin A and vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The ratio of A to D is approximately 10 to 1. Cod liver oil can be beneficial for joint symptoms, vascular disease, heart disease, wound healing and brain function. ...Read more

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A health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises so if ones digestion isn't good then they shouldn't take it, is it true?

A health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises so if ones digestion isn't good then they shouldn't take it, is it true?

Cod Liver Oil: Read this about the benefits of clo==>http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1040-cod%20liver%20oil. Aspx? Activeingredientid=1040&activeingredientname=cod%20liver%20oil. You will note that if you are taking any number of listed meds, interactions can occur. Without knowing more about your "digestion, " it is hard to advise you, but there are other ways to get omega-3s besides clo. ...Read more

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Once a health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises if ones digestion isn't good then they shdnt take it, please can u explain what's oxidisatio?

Once a health specialist told me cod liver oil oxidises if ones digestion isn't good then they shdnt take it, please can u explain what's oxidisatio?

Let me explain: The process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction of certain benifets.
Fish oil is highly unstable and vulnerable to oxidative damage. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil supplement good to take when ttc?

Is cod liver oil supplement good to take when ttc?

Very Good!: Cod liver oil is a superb source of essential omega 3 fatty acids epa ; dha. These promote fertility by regulating ovulation, reducing ovarian cysts etc. ; essential for a healthy baby. I advise nordic naturals as a superb brand. See
http://natural-fertility-info. Com/cod-liver-oil-essential-for-healthy-fertility-and-pregnancy. Html ;
http://www. Cbn. Com/health/naturalhealth/drsears_fertility. Aspx. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old and I take cod liver oil softgels and biotin in combination. Is this good combination or both have any absorption effect?

Fine: There is no problem taking Cod Liver Oil and biotin together. They should both be well-absorbed and neither will interfere with absorption of the other. ...Read more

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Can I take 7 seas pure cod liver oil which states the relief of pains/stiffness (dont have) but also good for hair/skin which I'm taking it for?

Can I take 7 seas pure cod liver oil which states the relief of pains/stiffness (dont have) but also good for hair/skin which I'm taking it for?

Cod liver oil: Although there's good evidence for cod liver oil decreasing triglyceride levels and possible evidence for some improvement in blood pressure and kidney disease in diabetics, there is no good evidence for an effect on the joints, skin, or hair. Also, it contains very high levels of vitamin D and vitamin K, and could result in overdosage of those vitamins. I would not recommend taking it daily. ...Read more

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What is cod liver oil pills do?

What is cod liver oil pills do?

Cod Liver Oil: Cod liver oil contains more vitamin a and vitamin d than any other food. This is pre-formed vitamin a, though -- not the beta carotene you can get from plants. You probably want no more than 2500 iu of preformed vitamin a/day. It is fat soluble and the excess is stored in your liver. Cod liver oil also contains high amounts of dha and epa -- long chain omega-2 fats. ...Read more

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Could cod liver oil tablets actually work?

Could cod liver oil tablets actually work?

Tablets vs capsules?: Capsules or liquid are certainly a lot more common but sure, the EPA/DHA, Vits A and D can be packaged into a tablet as well. Or do you mean does cod liver oil work, period? It is certainly considered one of the more helpful supplements - supplying things people are actually often short on (see above). anything that dates back 2000+ years is good in my book, too! ...Read more

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What are the warnings for cod liver oil? Didn't they used to give that for lots of conditions?

What are the warnings for cod liver oil? Didn't they used to give that for lots of conditions?

Cod liver oil: Excessive amounts can lead to too much vitamin a or d, especially ininfants. Also aspiration of the oil can be dangerous. ...Read more

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Cod liver oil effect on erection?

Cod liver oil effect on erection?

No real evidence: Back conclusions for the use of cod liver oil for erection dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Is krill oil better than cod liver oil?

Perhaps a bit but...: Krill oil and cod liver oil are both excellent sources of essential Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The main thing krill oil has that cod liver oil does not is Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant with many proven benefits (see http://products. Mercola. Com/astaxanthin/).
But krill oil costs much more so you could take cod liver oil and supplement with astaxanthin.
See my comment: ...Read more

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Is it ok to take cod liver oil and lysine together?

Is it ok to take cod liver oil and lysine together?

Check RDD: Cod liver oil is high in lysine so best to check how much lysine you'd be getting. Best to stick to no more than the recommended daily dosage. ...Read more

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Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Can I take krill oil and cod liver oil together safely?

Yes: Both krill and cod liver oil are excellent sources of essential fatty acids EPA and DHA. Cod Liver Oil also contains Vitamins A and D. Krill oil may be more readily absorbed and is an excellent source of astaxanthin.
It is safe to take these together. One would have to take very large amounts for either or both to be hazardous.
See http://draxe. Com/cod-liver-oil/
for more info. ...Read more

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Can I take cod liver oil tablets even though I suffer with gout?

Can I take cod liver oil tablets even though I suffer with gout?

Yes: Although consumption of organ meats high in purine content such as beef, lamb, and pork, can contribute to gout attacks, cod liver oil pills should not be a problem. ...Read more

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I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

I would like to take cod liver oil or krill oil and would like your advice?

Fine: Cod liver oil contains vitamin a, vitamin d and omega-3 fatty acid, krill oil has high levels of omega-3 fatty acid. Omega-3 is helpful in lowering triglycerides and may have beneficial effects on the heart, may increase level of vitamin a and d; however the level of vitamin a may become too high if you consume too much of fish oil. So do it with moderation, as always consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

How much amount of cod liver oil & how many times can I give a 3 month old a day?

Depends: The major contents of cod liver oil are the Vitamins A and D and omega-3 fatty acids. If you're breast or formula feeding your infant you don't have to supplement his diet with cod liver oil. It was important if you lived in the high latitudes with low UV light exposure. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day?

Is it okay to take one biotin pill of 1000 mcg and a pill of cod liver oil a day?

Only if...: Only if a person truly needs extra biotin or cod liver oil, should she take some. People should not ingest "supplements" or medications that they do not need. If a person is deficient in biotin, in omega-3 fatty acids, or in the vitamins in cod liver oil, then it may be ok to take those supplements. Thus, the question is, what is the person deficient in? ...Read more

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Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Giving baby Cod liver oil and I could hear the cold rattling. This is the only way he tends to bring up cold but somehow there's a lot left in him?

Go to Pediatrician: The rattle sounds likes thick mucus or phlegm. Cod liver oil may help but I suggest taking infant to Doctor.
Baby needs to be seen to rule out serious infections like bronchitis, pneumonia or RSV. The doctor may provide treatment to help clear the lungs and the "rattling cold" ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil safe?

Is cod liver oil safe?

Often: In moderation and from a reliable company, cod liver oil can be a safe and helpful supplement. Check an independent supplement testing source like ConsumerLab for recommendations. ...Read more

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Is cod liver oil molecularly distilled bad?

Molecularly distille: Cod liver oil is neither helpful or hurtful though tastes vile

how something is distilled by molecule sounds likea advertising gimmick rather than real science. ...Read more

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Cod liver oil, when men use it does it increase their sex driver?

Cod liver oil, when men use it does it increase their sex driver?

Anything's possible!: Cod liver oil is used for high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney disease in people with diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoarthritis, depression, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), glaucoma, & middle ear infections (otitis media). Cod liver oil contains certain "fatty acids" that prevent the blood from clotting easily. Ref: http://www. Webmd ...Read more

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Hi, me myself 30yrs, wanna know wats d right dosage of seven seas cod liver oil tablets? Once or twice a day?

Read label: Right dosage of any over-the-counter supplement should be listed on label. ...Read more

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Glaucoma (Definition)

A condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time. It's often linked to a buildup of pressure inside your eye. Without treatment, glaucoma can cause total permanent blindness ...Read more