What is the best dosage for a fish oil and omega 3 supplement. I just started taking one and was wondering what is the best dosage?

Two grams, Twice per day,dietary supplement or prescription Lovaza or Vascepa.
Read the Label. Fish oil supplements contain variable amounts of the two essential Omega-3 acids DHA and EPA. Make certain that you are taking at least 1000mg of these two combined for maximum benefit.

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What is the difference between "omega-3 fish oil" and " Omega-3 salmon oil" supplements? Which one is the best?

The same. Both are making the same claim but different formulations will supply more of the actual active ingredient, so you must read the label carefully. Better yet, eat fish! Mackerel is the best. Salmon is also good. Read more...

I think I'm allergic to theratears supplement (fish oil and omega-3) it says swelling if the eyelid is a side effect and that's what happend to me!?

Possible. If you notice swelling within a couple of hours after taking the supplements, then you are likely allergic especially if you are allergic to fish. If you are allergic to all capsules, then one need to suspect a gelatin (used in the capsule) allergy. Since fish oil is not essential, you may skip it or try krill oil. Read more...

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

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