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... s as they should and that 1 gm per every ten lbs. of body weight is correct. Mercola says one teaspoon for every 50 lbs. of body weight. I take 2 tablespoons per day. Now I have to go find that info. ... (19 replies)
... Well, just remember that fish oil has been proven to reduce the risk of dying from a heart attack even though it may have no effect on cholesterol levels. You simply can't measure everything by numbers. ... (19 replies)
... Only you can decide how much risk you are willing to take. But both high cholesterol and drugs present some risks. In all probability your risk is low of having a cardiovascular event in the next few years. ... (8 replies)

... I take fish oil as well as an 85mg aspirin a day. Have done this for nearly a year. Fish oil does have antiplatelet properties, but all antiplatelet agents do not do what they do in the same way. ... (8 replies)
... Miriam, keep in mind that when most people talk about recommended amounts they are talking about whole fish oil, not the specific omega 3 content. ... (23 replies)
... Ok, I'm not an expert here...but from everything I've read, it's not the TOTAL mg's of the fish oil that you are taking that matters, it is the total amounts of Omega 3's that you are taking. ... (23 replies)
... Dietary changes will take longer to work than statins, Josh. One month of fish oil probably won't show a huge difference. Probably between three and six months is more realistic. ... (13 replies)
... My PA recommended Cooper's Vitamins brand of Fish Oil... I went ahead to GNC and got their double strength version. ... (14 replies)
... That's a very interesting method of determining how much one needs. I have no idea if it is a good method or not. ... (4 replies)
... Master44, I don't know why your doctor put you on such a low dose, I will tell you that my doctor has used the same type of niacin, inositol hexaniacinate, for many years and told me he is prescribing it more all the time. ... (12 replies)
Aug 6, 2003
... s used, this cholesterol circulates in your blood. Cholesterol is part of a healthy body, but too much of it in your blood can be a problem. The foods you eat can raise your blood cholesterol level. ... (18 replies)
... I have never heard of that brand of cod liver oil, so I can't really comment on it. The big question is how does it taste? ... (5 replies)
... d is spinning. It seems as though I'm constantly readjusting my thinking about what is good and what is bad for me. For the moment, I'm hearing mostly about the fish oil, and since I'm longing to have this whole thing be simpler, I may not try the combination thing your pharmacist recommended. ... (4 replies)
... s you need about an ounce of it a day which is about 9 to 12 caps. ... (23 replies)
... but I wanted to take only the very minimum amount necessary. My thinking was that the lower the dose, the smaller the risk of dangerous side effects. So for the first three months I only took 250 mg. ... (95 replies)
... First of all, the Trigs have not decreased a great deal with you taking 2 grams fish oil a day. ... (8 replies)
... First post here. Anyway, a bit of background. ... (3 replies)
... I believe he recommended high doses of C, and the amino acids proline and lysine. ... (3 replies)
... free way to make sure I'm consistently getting the same amount each day. ... (1 replies)

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