Is taking fish oil supplements safe?

Before surgery. Stop your fish oil 1 week before surgery because of blood thinning risks.
Depends on dose. Under 3 grams a day is generally safe. The american heart association recommends that if you take more than 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids, you should do so under a doctor's care. High intake of fish oil supplements can cause bleeding in some people.

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Yes. Probably even more important as individuals with gastric sleeves and/or bypass are at a much higher risk of poor nutrition with the decreased food intake. Often surgery replaces healthy dietary change, and an already poor diet is magnified when volume decreased. Minimum for you is multivitamin, b complex, and 5000iu vit d daily, and 1000mg fish oil twice daily. Measure levels with your local doc! Read more...

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Yes if no problems. If you are healthy, have good liver function, and are not undergoing any surgical procedures. Those substances should be fine to combine, although there are no studies of that particular combination. Read more...

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