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Doctor insights on: Super Omega Medication

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I take heart medication and does this hender me from taking omega xlnt?

I take heart medication and does this hender me from taking omega xlnt?

You should be fine: If u mean fish oil, there should be no problem. There was a recent study, questioning the value of over the counter fish oil. ...Read more

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My insurance company will no longer cover my prescription for Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters. Can you recommend a viable substitute for this medication.

My insurance company will no longer cover my prescription for Omega-3 Acid Ethyl Esters. Can you recommend a viable substitute for this medication.

Use HealthTap Prime.: This is a complex question, which is hard to answer in 400 characters. Use HealthTap Prime to get doctor's informed advice. What's the Omega-3 EEs used for? What condition's being treated? Most Omega-3 EEs are made from fish oil. Eating more fish & using OTC fish oil capsules are 2 possible alternatives. But again, use HealthTap Prime to discuss pros & cons of this approach as EEs are lower in fis ...Read more

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I put my Zoloft (sertraline) and ritalin and omega 3 tablets in a bag in a portable file box. Can this be hot or bad for medications' effectivity?

I put my Zoloft (sertraline) and ritalin and omega 3 tablets in a bag in a portable file box. Can this be hot or bad for medications' effectivity?

May be bad: Remember, meds are designed to melt inside you. That's 37 degrees celsius or 98.6 fahrenheit. I'm not sure how warm it is in lebanon in january, but if your portable file is getting hot, it's not good for your medicines which generally should be stored in a cool, dry place. ...Read more

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Type 2 bipolar. Breastfeeding. Not on medication. Looking for natural management methods. Currently taking 1g of omega 3 a day. Any other advice?

Type 2 bipolar. Breastfeeding. Not on medication. Looking for natural management methods. Currently taking 1g of omega 3 a day. Any other advice?

Consider: Absent side effects such as loose or greeley stool the dose of omega 3 fatty acids can be up to 6 grams per day. Purity of formulation is important to be aware of as it can vary greatly. ...Read more

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Which nasal decongestant medication can be used safely when I'm on Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) & efalex 50+ active (omega 3...)?

Which nasal decongestant medication can be used safely when I'm on Zoloft & strattera (atomoxetine) & efalex 50+ active (omega 3...)?

Possible help: You may want to try a stimulant instead of strattera. May also try lower dose of zoloft or get off this if your not depressed or anxious. You can also use a combo strattera with a stumulant (vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is very effective but only last about 12 hours. Nasal saline is very helpful. ...Read more

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I suffer from depression and I would like to try either omega-3 or st. John's wart as an alternative to medications. Will this effect my 81mg aspirin?

I suffer from depression and I would like to try either omega-3 or st. John's wart as an alternative to medications. Will this effect my 81mg aspirin?

Bleeding: St. John's wort does not directly affect the same coagulation pathway as aspirin, but can affect your platelets, making them less "sticky." along with fish oil you could experience more bleeding. St. John's wort can be effective for mild-moderate depression. High epa omega-3 oils are helpful in depression, but aren't a stand-alone treatment. Please consider psychotherapy; it can help greatly. ...Read more

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My endo prescribe me 5 mg tapazole (methimazole) should I stop taking omega 3, vit? Is there any natural treatment for grave desease? I am scared with medication

My endo prescribe me 5 mg tapazole (methimazole) should I stop taking omega 3, vit? Is there any natural treatment for grave desease? I am scared with medication

Grave's Disease: You should not have any fears of taking tapazole (methimazole). The medication has been around for over 30 years and works well for the treatment of grave's disease. There are no proven natural treatments for grave's disease. You should not stop omega 3s or vitamins, however, during your treatments. The disorder should resolve in 1-2 years and you should no longer need the tapazole (methimazole). Do not fear taking this. ...Read more

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Apart from blood thinners are there any drugs that should be avoided when taking high dose omega 3? (1000mg EPA & 500mg DHA)

Apart from blood thinners are there any drugs that should be avoided when taking high dose omega 3? (1000mg EPA & 500mg DHA)

Omega 3's: As a suggestion, you may consider walnuts, Chia seeds, flax seed and Salmon for a more effective way of obtaining the benefits of Omega 3s! Not a concern with Blood thinners. ...Read more

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Is there a leafy green that is high in omega 3s?

Is there a leafy green that is high in omega 3s?

Yes: Perilla, a herb which is the member of the mint family. ...Read more

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Where are the most common places to find omega 6 fats?

Where are the most common places to find omega 6 fats?

Omega 6 diet sources: Omega 6 (o-6) fatty acids are mostly in "land" foods, animal products, e.g. Beef, pork, poultry, eggs, dairy (other than non fat- skim milk etc.), beans (e.g. Soy), grains (e.G corn, wheat, etc), nuts (walnuts have some o-3).
Omega 3 are mostly in sea foods (especially fatty fish, although they have o-6 too. Wild fish get o-3 from krill.
Land o-3 (walnuts, purslaine, flax not as well used). ...Read more

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What kind of omega you have take & which is the best source? Buckthorn?

What kind of omega you have take & which is the best source? Buckthorn?

Omega-3: Omega-3 is the best supplement for reducint inflammatory responses in your body. It is generally best to get this from natural food sources rather than a pill supplement. Examples include: walnuts, salmon, sardines, soybeans, halibut, scallops, shrimp. ...Read more

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Is krill a good source of omega?

Is krill a good source of omega?

Yes: Krill is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Can I take omega 369 while on insulin?

Can I take omega 369 while on insulin?

Yes: Omega 3 fatty acids do a lot of good things, including lowering triglycerides. They have antiinflammatory effects. They are used frequently in people with diabetes. Although recent studies on prevention of heart disease were disappointing, there are still a number of benefits to taking fish oils. Of course, attention to an overall healthy diet is important. ...Read more

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Do coconuts have omega three fatty acids?

Coconut oil: Coconut oil is not an omega-3 fatty acid but contains medium-chain fatty acids. It is beneficial in many ways, differently than omega-3. ...Read more

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Why bad ratio of omega 6 cause inflammation?

Why bad ratio of omega 6 cause inflammation?

Most all-Omega 6 & 9: (meaning a double bond every 6th or 9th carbon to carbon bond within the carbon backbone of the fat molecule) are common in many plant based oils. The issue is intake ratio of too few Omega 3 oils, esp. Eicosapentaenoic acid which largely comes from phytoplankton in the oceans (oxymetazoline) & humans can collect from fish because it moves up the food chain. Supplement eicosapentaenoic acid but Not the others. ...Read more

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Are omega. 3s really good for us or is it a myth?

Yes and No and Yes: Yes. They are good for us. But do we know all the reasons why yet? Probably not. Do we know the best way or dose to take them? Probably not. Lots of science yet to parse this out a bit better. ...Read more

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What's omega three fatty acids and it's capsule good for??

What's omega three fatty acids and it's capsule good for??

Good fats: These are polyunsaturated fatty acids, of 3 kinds, found in plants and sea food. May help lipid profile and against heart attack and stoke. Large dose may cause bleeding stroke. Eating fish 2 times a week may help more ...Read more

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I weigh 360, what's the highest amount of omega 3s should I be taking?

I weigh 360, what's the highest amount of omega 3s should I be taking?

Omega 3's R for: Lowering lipids, especially triglycerides. Generally recommended to take 1000 mg 2-4 times a day. Watch for easy bruising or bleeding (possibly side effect). Better to get omega 3s from fish like anchovies, bluefish, carp, catfish, halibut, herring, lake trout, mackerel, pompano, salmon, striped sea bass, tuna (albacore), & whitefish. Plants w/ alpha-linolenic acid (tofu, soybeans, walnuts, canola. ...Read more

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What to eat or do to boost focus n memory for study besides exercise slp well n omega 6. Anything else that can help in study. Thanks?

What to eat or do to boost focus n memory for study besides exercise slp well n omega 6. Anything else that can help in study. Thanks?

Suntheanine: Suntheanine is an l-theanine extract that causes Alpha wave production when at rest and suppresses Alpha waves when on task helping focus.

L-theanine is an Amino Acid - an all natural product. ...Read more

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Are DHA and omega acids the same thing?

Are DHA and omega acids the same thing?

Omega: Omega 3 fatty acids can be dha or epa. Also in that group are omega 6 & 9. Rich source of all these can be found in flaxseed oil. ...Read more

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Omega 3 relaxes u?

Omega 3 relaxes u?

Placebo: I suspect mosly a placebo effect. There is at least some evidence that it might have some mental health benefits, but the research is conflicting. ...Read more

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What are Omega 3-6-9 capsules?

What are Omega 3-6-9 capsules?

Fish oil: Omega 3 fatty acid are also found in fish oils including cod liver oil.

They include include DHA = docosahexaenoic and EPA = eicosapentaenoic acid

Lovaza which is omega-3-acid ethyl esters are FDA approved to treat severe hypertriglyceridemia ...Read more