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Is fish oil harmful?

Is fish oil harmful?

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 more

Fish Oil (Definition)

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


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Is fish oil good for you?

Is fish oil good for you?

Yes,: But those that contain EPA omega-3 lower triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, those that contain both DHA and EPA will lower triglycerides but raise LDL cholesterol. If you don't want dietary supplement fish oil there's prescription EPA Vascepa or EPA/DHA Lovaza. Epanova is another just approved by FDA. ...Read more

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Is fish oil pills go for you?

Is fish oil pills go for you?

Omega fish oils: For many conditions it can be helpful. Some are advocating it for adhd. Also, can assist in mood stabilization for affective disorders - typically not enough alone. Some suggest it may assist in cholesterol management but the story appears to not be in. Any medication or supplement can cause side effects including dizziness, tiredness, nausea (take with food or switch to krill oil), memory? ...Read more

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What exactly is fish oil good for?

High cholesterol: Fish oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids. These are good for lowering your LDL cholesterol and your triglycerides and improving your cardiac health. Red krill oil has the same benefits without the fishy taste or fishy burps. ...Read more

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Is creel oil better for you than fish oil?

Is creel oil better for you than fish oil?

Not known: There are simply not enough clinical studies or other information to endorse one type of unsaturated fat, including omega-3 oils, over another. Direct comparisons have not been done and theoretic advantages are not compelling. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

What are the benefits of fish oil tablets?

Diffeerent: Some studies suggest improvement in things like braina and joint function. ...Read more

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What are the signs that fish oil is fresh?

What are the signs that fish oil is fresh?

4 signs: 1- the container is not past expiration, 2- the capsules smell only slightly "fishy, " 3- the capsules are a pale yellow color, and 4- the capsules are firm to light pressure. If all four of these qualities are present, the capsules are likely fresh. ...Read more

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Is fish oil helpful for anxiety?

Is fish oil helpful for anxiety?

Neutral: I have a lot of experience with omega 3 fish oil as I have recommended it to my patients for years. I have not found any effect on chronic anxiety- positive or negative. ...Read more

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Does fish oil oil makes cheeks chubby?

Does fish oil oil makes cheeks chubby?

Fish oil: Unless taken in very large quantity, fish oil is unlikely to cause chubby cheeks. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of fish oil?

What are the health benefits of fish oil?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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What exactly are the of uses cod fish oil?

What exactly are the of uses cod fish oil?

Healthy heart: Fish oil is a good way to get omega-3-fatty acids. We know that taking fish oil can lower your risk of dying from heart attack or bad heart rhythms ["sudden cardiac death"], lower high bad triglycerides, lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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I'm 45 my chollestrol is 237. Should I take fish oil?

I'm 45 my chollestrol is 237. Should I take fish oil?

Yes and no: Triglycerides are the blood fats that are most influenced by fish oil. Your cholesterol/hdl ratio should be between 3 and 5. If that is what you find and the triglycerides are normal, then you are fine. If the triglycerides are elevated then stop sugar and take fish oil. ...Read more

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Does fish oil thin the blood?

Does fish oil thin the blood?

Yes: Fish oil can thin your blood. You shouldn't take if if you have bleeding in your stomach or brain. It's a good idea to stop it 14 days before dental or regular surgery. Be careful if you are taking other drugs which can thin your blood [such as aspirin, nsaids, warfarin, antiplatelet agents like plavix]. ...Read more

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Is fish oil an anticoagulant?

Is fish oil an anticoagulant?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Is fish oil a type of antioxidant?

Is fish oil a type of antioxidant?

Fishy Antioxidants: Yes, fish oil contains plenty of antioxidants: vitamin a, vitamin d, vitamin e, coenzyme q to name a few. There's also taurine, selenium, and astaxanthin. ...Read more

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Is taking fish oil supplements safe?

Is taking fish oil supplements safe?

Before surgery: Stop your fish oil 1 week before surgery because of blood thinning risks. ...Read more

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Can fish oil cause plaque and tartar?

Can fish oil cause plaque and tartar?

Definitely, no: There is no evidence to support that fish oil is a cause for plaque and tartar. Visit your dentist for a hygiene appointment. ...Read more

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Do spectrum fish oil contain mercury?

Do spectrum fish oil contain mercury?

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

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Are fish oil supplements good for you?

Yes, as long: As it's only fish oil, only two inspected by FDA for purity, Lovaza and Vascepa. Vascepa is pure EPA and Lovaza DHA/EPA ...Read more

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What is the best fish oil supplement?

What is the best fish oil supplement?

Several good but...: One should choose a fish oil supplement wisely as some brands are much better than others- make sure it's been purified to remove toxins ; is in the "true triglyceride" form. My favorites are nordic naturals and omegavail by designs for health. See http://bit. Ly/1bxibwc for an interesting article but also check out the lengthy discussion to see how your simple question can have a complex answer! ...Read more

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Can fish oil make my hip and butt big?

Can fish oil make my hip and butt big?

Yes: Fish oil has calories. If you take enough, it has to be stored somewhere. ...Read more

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Can someone have allergies to fish oil?

Can someone have allergies to fish oil?

Probably not: Oils are fats that don't usually cause allergic reactions (most allergies are directed against proteins). Manufacturers of fish oil supplements recommend that fish-allergic people avoid their product because they can't guarantee the absence of fish protein in their pills. One small study skin tested fish-allergic patients to fish oil and gave them supplements orally; none had an allergic response. ...Read more

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Can taking fish oil cause constipation.

Can taking fish oil cause constipation.

Probably not: You can only find out by holding it for a few days. ...Read more

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Is fish oil incompatible with warfarin?

Is fish oil incompatible with warfarin?

Yes: Yes they interact. There is increase chance of bleeding. ...Read more

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What is the a good fish oil supplement?

What is the a good fish oil supplement?

Many: Fish ol supplements are not controlled, so it's "russian roulette" when choosing one over the counter. Prescription fish oils are properly controlled & are more reliable. Lovaza is prescription grade fish oils with the proper amount of docosahaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids with assured purity & free from toxic substances that can accumulate in sea fish. ...Read more

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Can taking fish oil make you constipated?

Can taking fish oil make you constipated?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Can one overdose on fish oil supplements?

Can one overdose on fish oil supplements?

Unlikely: Unlikely. Recommended dose is 1-3 grams daily. Fish oil can contribute to bleeding in some instances such as surgery. ...Read more

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What's the best fish oil supplement to take?

What's the best fish oil supplement to take?

Good quality: Marine fish oil has many research-based benefits. It makes the platelets silky so if you are on a blood thinner consult w/doc. Some folks take 6-8 caps daily under supervisaion. Poor quality MFO can be contaminated w/toxins so get a good brand that has been purified twice and is 50% EPA & 50 % DHA. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is fish oil pill recommended for hypertension?

Is fish oil pill recommended for hypertension?

There is evidence: That fish oil can decrease blood pressure but it's a rather small effect. It's not a first line therapy but can help some individuals. But realize the true value of fish oil supplements is a mixed picture of evidence. Your best bet is still to try to get your omega 3s directly from fish consumption, flax seeds, chia seeds etc. ...Read more

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