Will omega 3 fish oil supplements help with depression or is that just a myth?

Omega 3s support. brain health and through that mood and cognition. You need good quality and the right dose or it won't help. Read the label to see that the combo of EPA & DHA equals 50% or more of the total capsule mgs. Fish Oil needs to be pure, pharmaceutical grade. Res-Q is a good brand, as is Nordic Naturals. ProThera is good but you need a health pro to get it for you. One cap won't do it.
Not a myth. A number of studies have supported the notion that Omega 3 fatty acids are beneficial in the treatment of depression. http://www.webmd.com/depression/features/fish-oil-to-treat-depression.

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Does omega 3 fish oil supplements should be taken every day?

Fatty acid needs. vary and testing is best. They can be slightly blood thinning. See your doc before supplementing. In general, at least i cap. in a.m. and 1 in p.m. is best. Make sure the EPA & DHA add up to 50% or more of the total mgs per cap or it will be too weak. Look for purified 2X on label also. Peace and good health. Read more...
Yes. If it is recommended that you take fish oil/omega-3, it works best when taken daily. Read more...

Omega 3 fish oil 1000mg. What are the benefits of that food supplement and is there any side effects for it. And do I need medical prescription.

Fish Oil. Fish oil supplies essential omega-3 fats that our bodies cannot make on their own. They can lower triglycerides, prevent heart disease, help reduce high blood pressure, and reduce inflammation in the body. Fish oil helps ward off depression too. In general, most people need at least 1-2 grams of epa and 500mg dha per day in a fish oil preparation. No prescription is needed. Read more...