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Is Fish Oil Toxic
No/Yes: Most anything can be harmful if taken improperly. Think about it, drinking too much water can make you very ill or you can die. Fish oil, like anything else should be taken according to manufacturer's directions or according to your health care provider. Fish oils have many beneficial effects if used properly and if a reputable product is purchased. Some fish oils are alleged to be contaminate. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
See below: It should be unless you are allergic to fish. ...Read more
Does fish oil that is MEG-3, purified to remove mercury and USP verified, contain purines? The fish oil is made from anchovies, sardines, and mackerel
Can omega 3 fish oil supplement from anchovy, mackerel,menhaden,sardine and tuna reduce schizophrenia?
Take better care!: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is worthless, & liver supplements can't fix a diseased liver. If you indeed have liver disorder, see a specialist who can help design appropriate treatment for you. At this time, re-evaluate what you're taking that may hurt the liver (e.g. over-the-counter agents, herbals, too much alcohol--as you asked about before). ...Read more
Fish oil: The claim is their fish are north sea wild not farmed fish and should be mercury free. I could find no analysis of their product so like most you take your chances unless you can find a real analysis of their product. ...Read more
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
Oil: There isn't good scientific evidence for either of these benefitting anything but possibly triglycerides. Anecdotes and commercials abound however. ...Read more
Can 122, 000 iu of vitamin a/day x 60 days from veggie juice cause toxicity despite being a carotene? What if combined w/1000 iu from fish oil supplem.
Vitamin A toxicity: Vitamin a is a fat soluble vitamin and can cause toxicity. These effects can be extensive, and can affect the liver severely. It can cause hair loss, and marked dryness on the skin, lips and other mucosal surfaces, among many other changes in the bone, the central nervous system, and other parts of the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer