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Is cod liver oil helpful for painful hands & joints?

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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: We don't know

There are no good scientific studies regarding the benefits or harm of cod liver oil for painful hands and joints.

In brief: We don't know

There are no good scientific studies regarding the benefits or harm of cod liver oil for painful hands and joints.
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

In brief: Unclear

Depends on the cause of your joint pains.
Some studies suggest that cod liver oil has anti-inflammatory properties and may be beneficial in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (autoimmune joint disease). The studies on osteoarthritis (wear and tear joint disease) seem less conclusive. All in all more research needs to be done.

In brief: Unclear

Depends on the cause of your joint pains.
Some studies suggest that cod liver oil has anti-inflammatory properties and may be beneficial in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (autoimmune joint disease). The studies on osteoarthritis (wear and tear joint disease) seem less conclusive. All in all more research needs to be done.
Dr. Swati Avashia
Dr. Swati Avashia
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