Does fish oil reduce inflammation in blood vessels?

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 supervision. Poor quality MFO can be contaminated w/toxins so get a good brand that has been purified and is 50% EPA&DHA. Peace and good health. MFO is a powerful overall anti-inflammatory.

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Can fish oil make your blood vessel healthy?

It. Has a positive benefit in reducing triglyceride levels, and have mild antiinflammatory effect. So to a degree, it may be beneficial. Watch for farm sources. Read more...

Fish oil is a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels. Is carrot juice also a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels to heal?

Neither do. Fish oil does prolong bleeding time but not significantly, unless used in high doses usually combined with other anticoagulants like aspirin. Carrot juice, a good source of beta carotene, insignificantly affects bleeding time. Now, your broken eye vessels would not be expected to heal faster with the above, but may slightly increase bruising occurrence, particularly with subconjunctival hemorrhage. Read more...
None are . Dominant basis for viscosity (thickness) of blood is stickiness between RBCs due to surface glycoprotein groups on red blood cell membranes. Becoming anemic ?es blood viscosity; but not healthy. None of the agents commonly referred to as "thinners" ? viscosity. What do they do? Either ? clotting &/or ? rate of clot degradation inside vessels; thus anticlotting agents. Problems? They ? bleeding, Read more...

I broke a blood vessel in my eye. My doctor told me not to take fish oil. Should I also stop drinking carrot juice which also has a lot of vitamin A?

Less Vit A intake? . Since Vit A excess CAN cause increased intracranial and introcular pressures, I would recommend to stay away from any Vit A sources for a while, which includes carrot juice, ask your doctor for the timetable on this restriction, and other foods, such as liver, sweet potato, squash, apricots, and cantaloupe. Read more...
Mostly just happens. Oh if only fish oil or vitamins were that effective! Aspirin like drugs are more of a concern. This is a common condition that can be associated with diabetes (inside) or trauma (eye surface). Read more...
Stop fish oil. carrot juice has a lot of Vit A: Just a happy Holidaze: "true, true, and unrelated." Read more...
Fish oil can lead. to increased bleeding, which is why your doctor told you not to take it, but Vitamin A does not typically cause increased bleeding. Read more...

Does fish oil reduce inflammation?

Yes. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil have anti-inflammatory effects. Aside from fish oil which provides dha and epa, other good sources of the omega-3 ala are the algae that the fish eat, vegetable oils, such as soybean, rapeseed (canola), and flaxseed, walnuts, and some green vegetables, such as brussels sprouts, kale, spinach, and salad greens. The converts small amounts of ala to epa and dha. Read more...
Temporary effect. Krill oil and fish oil are the new snake oil, both are high in omega 3 fatty acids which are extremely fragile. Omega 3 fish oils reduce triglycerides by impairing the liver's ablility to make them. However the oxidative stress caused by fish oil actually raises LDL cholesterol. Some day we may use the phrase "this is just more fish /krill oil" or "here comes the fish/krill oil salesman". Read more...

How much inflammation does aspirin and fish oil really reduce in high risk patients with cad? Does it reduce plaque buildup?

Take Two And Call Me. Not so easy, buddy! These substances do not prevent the build up of plaque. They inhibit the process that starts when a plaque gets a bit too large. Aspirin is by far the best because it is cheap cheap and does the best job without too many side effects in most people, especially when compared to the other medications prescribed. Fish oil is good for a lot of reasons, not just the heart. Read more...
Depends. Nothing much can make up for the typical horrible American diet and lack of exercise, and smoking. Pills without lifestyle changes can help some but there is clinical evidence that a 10% fat diet does REDUCE plaque over time. See the Dean Ornish, M.D. diet plan. And do what your doc recommends medicine-wise. Read more...

Is it common or possible for fish oil to cause inflammation of the gums and/or mouth?

Not likely. Common side effects of fish oils are gastrointestinal like nausea. They also frequently cause a fishy taste. More significantly the can lead to excessive lowering of blood sugar in diabetics and bleeding problems in patients on anticoagulants, like coumadin, (warfarin) Aspirin or plavix. No oral/dental inflammation has been reported. Read more...
Not likely. Fish oil supplements have anti-inflammatory properties so the supplement should not cause inflammation. If you are certain it is linked to the fish oil then you may be allergic to something in the supplement. Read more...
Possible alklergy? It does not typically cause gingival inflammation but the swelling can be a sign of allergy. I'd stop using it for a few days and see if the symptoms clear up. Read more...