Results for - Fish Oil Benefits

1,809 voters participated in this survey

1. Fish oil has 3 main benefits. To support healthy cholesterol levels. To boost your mood. To help maintain strong bones. Do you take fish oil as an added supplement to your diet?

Yes
27%
496 votes
No
73%
1,313 votes

2. There are a lot of benefits to taking fish oil as an added supplement. I have listed half of what fish oil can do as a supplement. Which ones have you heard or know about?

To reduce triglyceride levels.
31%
558 votes
If you have heart disease, fish oil can reduce your chances of dying from the heart disease.
30%
548 votes
Can prevent an eye disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
17%
311 votes
To prevent re-blockage of blood vessels after angioplasty, a procedure to open a closed blood vessel.
17%
311 votes
Women with antiphospholipid syndrome can take fish oil to prevent miscarriage & have a better higher rate of live birth.
6%
103 votes
Children can take fish oil to lessen their asthma symptoms, but women taking fish oil will not help the infant while breastfeeding.
7%
118 votes
Fish oil seems to slow or slightly reverse the progress of atherosclerosis in arteries that bring blood to the heart (coronary arteries), but not in those that bring blood to the neck to the head (carotid arteries).
19%
336 votes
Children can take fish oil to lessen the symptoms of ADHD.
7%
123 votes
Taking fish oil with conventional treatments for bipolar disorder seems to improve symptoms of depression and increase the length of time between episodes of depression. However, fish oil does not seem to improve manic symptoms in people with bipolar diso
7%
130 votes
None of the above.
44%
787 votes
Fish oil is not a cure for all supplement. Here is a list of some of the health stuff that fish oil cannot lessen symptoms of. Which ones have you heard or know about?

3. Fish oil is not a cure for all supplement. Here is a list of some of the health stuff that fish oil cannot lessen symptoms of. Which ones have you heard or know about?

Fish oil supplements does not reduce the risk of death or improve heart health in people with chest pain.
13%
231 votes
Taking fish oil by mouth does not appear to improve walking distance in people with leg pain due to blow flow problems.
8%
150 votes
A person who takes clozapine, which is a drug to treat schizophrenia, won't get any additional benefits of taking fish oil because it can increase total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein.
7%
132 votes
Taking fish oil by mouth does not appear to decrease the number or severity of migraine headaches.
9%
155 votes
Evidence suggests that taking fish oil along with glucosamine sulfate does not decrease osteoporosis symptoms compared to glucosamine sulfate alone.
6%
103 votes
None of the above.
73%
1,329 votes

4. The following drugs taken with fish oil are not recommended because of major side effects. Are you on any of these medications?

Birth control pills
6%
112 votes
High blood pressure medication that include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril), furosemide (Lasix).
15%
263 votes
Orlistat (Xenical, Alli), a medication used for weight loss. If you take this medication with fish oil, you need to take them at least two hours apart.
6%
103 votes
None of the above.
76%
1,376 votes

5. After learning a little bit about the benefits & side effects of fish oil supplements, do you want to take fish oil for extra benefits for your health?

Yes
27%
482 votes
No
31%
569 votes
Undecided
21%
379 votes
Not Applicable
21%
379 votes
02/23/2016 Health & Fitness 1809 35 By: darlamae

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