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Hi doctor. My aunt is 72 y.O with hypertension and arthritis. She's not taking any medication. Can i give her fish oil and vitamin e? Thank you

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Ask her & her doctor

Her doctor would want to know about any vitamins or supplements she's taking.
Generally fish oil and vitamin e should be fine, as long as she's not on additional medications that can interfere with blood clotting. Make sure the vitamin e is natural, not synthetic. You want d-tocopherol, not dl tocopherol. Also make sure the fish oil comes from a reputable company that checks for heavy metals.

In brief: Ask her & her doctor

Her doctor would want to know about any vitamins or supplements she's taking.
Generally fish oil and vitamin e should be fine, as long as she's not on additional medications that can interfere with blood clotting. Make sure the vitamin e is natural, not synthetic. You want d-tocopherol, not dl tocopherol. Also make sure the fish oil comes from a reputable company that checks for heavy metals.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Fish oil

Yes you can give her fishoil and vitamine.
It may not help her condition butmayhave a placebo effect.

In brief: Fish oil

Yes you can give her fishoil and vitamine.
It may not help her condition butmayhave a placebo effect.
Dr. Oscar Novick
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