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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Fish oil, krill oil... How do they compare to loveza?

Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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Fish oil, krill oil... How do they compare to loveza?

Omega-3's: An excellent article comparing sources of omega-3 fatty acids (dha & epa) is http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/457281-lovaza-fish-oil-vs-krill-oil/. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
36 years in practice
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Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
36 years in practice
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Is krill the best type of fish oil to take?

EPA Best Evidence: Both epa ; dha, from phytoplankton, at very high (i.e. Purified rx) doses, tend to ? the triglyceride concentrations in blood. Epa (without dha ; all the other non-beneficial fats in common fish oil) has a track record of also ?ing LDL particle number, even at lower doses ; many long-term trials have shown 12-15% ?deaths thus i commonly recommend purified epa, vascepa, but only 1 gm (capsule)/day. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Ronan Monsef
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Is the krill oil and fish oil combo pill better than just krill or fish oil alone? If so, what are the benefits?

Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Is the krill oil and fish oil combo pill better than just krill or fish oil alone? If so, what are the benefits?

Better: Krill oil has a higher concentration of bio available omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff McFadden
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Is it safe to take fish oil and krill oil together?

Dr. Jeff McFadden
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Is it safe to take fish oil and krill oil together?

Yes.: Just take the recommended amounts stated in the bottles. If you get upset stomach, flatulence, increased belching or other GI problems you may have to decrease amounts or discontinue one of the supplements. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What is the difference between fish oil, krill oil, and coq10? Which is best for a healthy person to take?

Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What is the difference between fish oil, krill oil, and coq10?  Which is best for a healthy person to take?

Don't take any: A healthy person with a satisfactory diet does not benefit from any of these supplements. It may be useful to eat a diet rich in fish for long-term prevention of cardiovascular disease, but even this is uncertain. Fish and krill oil are both marine oils rich in omega-3 fatty acids that may help some people with heart or vascular disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What is the latest evidence of health benefits for krill oil versus fish oil?

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What is the latest evidence of health benefits for krill oil versus fish oil?

Oil comparison: I couldn't find a real scientific evaluation of any of this stuff, check this site out for some information however: http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/krill-oil-vs-fish-oil-whats-the-difference ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Williams
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Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

Dr. Paul Williams
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Im allergic to shellfish, can I take fish oil? Krill capsules?

Fish oil vs shellfis: Generally fish oil is produced from oily type fish ie bluefish or salmon so it should be safe to take for people with true shellfish allergies. Krill because it is a type of shrimp - may be more of a challenge - if possible i would stick to fish oil. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Taking fish oil krill oil buckthorn hawthorn n gingko. Can comb cause haematuria.

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Taking fish oil krill oil buckthorn hawthorn n gingko. Can comb cause haematuria.

No: Not unless you have a source in your genitourinary tract. In other words, they won't cause spontaneous bleeding. There has to be something else wrong. ...Read more

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Dr. Ernest Fischer
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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?

Dr. Ernest Fischer
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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?

DHA and EPA: I don't know the indication for fish oil in seizures but in general the active ingredients you are looking for are EPA and DHA and typically those are dosed at 500. So check the label. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What are the differences between cod liver oil, fish oil and krill oil?

Fish oils: read these: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-993-fish%20oil.aspx?activeingredientid=993&activeingredientname=fish%20oil http://breakingmuscle.com/nutrition/krill-oil-vs-fish-oil-whats-the-difference http://foodwatch.com.au/blog/fats-and-oils/item/q-what-s-the-difference-between-fish-oil-and-cod-liver-oil.html

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