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Review by DannyDT (taken for 1 to 6 months): User Rating:  
   
4.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids): 3 months back doctor told me that my cholesterol levels are slightly on higher side and need to start medication if the levels are same after three months. InsteadI started taking EFA Icon Krill oil a couple months back. Today I got my lab reports and its normal: HDL - 51 LDL - 104 Total Cholesterol - 189

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May 8, 2012 7:46 AM
Review by GoAskP: User Rating:  
   
1.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for Dietary Supplementation: It made me really sick. I took it for months before I realized it was the fish oil causing my symptoms.

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April 16, 2012 12:12 AM
Review by GoAskP: User Rating:  
   
1.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for Dietary Supplementation: Constipation, bloating, brain fog, muscle pains, amenorrhea, hyponatremia.

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April 16, 2012 12:04 AM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
1.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids): I took the enteric coated, triple strength, Fish Oil, 1400 mg, one a day for about one week and I develop stomach and abdominal pain, and itching. I stop taking it, and after a week the pain and itching is gone. It is now about a month since I stop taking Fish Oil and the pain and itching did not come back.

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December 7, 2011 5:49 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
7.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for ADHD: I was diagnosed with ADHD 2 years ago and was put on Dexedrine and Adderall. I recently was in rehab for alcoholism and a nasty heroin and Xanax addiction. While in rehab the doctors switched me to Wellbutrin which worked well for my ADHD but made my hair fall out. I started researching natural ways and now I take about 200mg of Fish Oil every morning along with vitamin B12 before work. I don't know if it is the placebo effect or what but friends, family and coworkers have noticed I am a lot more focused and my job performance is a lot better.

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August 4, 2011 3:29 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
7.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for ADHD: Works great with stimulants, but increases heart rate.

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November 30, 2009 2:47 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
8.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for ADHD: My 8 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD at age 4. We did not start medication until 1st grade, but are glad we finally did. He is currently taking Vyvanse. I read some materials on Fish Oil and brain functioning and specifically ADHD. When my son comes home from school the medication effects are diminishing and he tends to get emotional and irritable. When that happens, we give him 2 fish oil capsules and within about 1/2 hour he usually calms down and returns to focus better. We use Nordic Naturals Omega 3-6-9 Junior with 135 mg EPA and 90 mg DHA. The capsules are lemon flavored, small and easy for a child to swallow.

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October 9, 2008 11:04 PM
Review by mitcore: User Rating:  
   
8.0

Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) for ADHD: It helped with the ADHD and helped my son to focus better.

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June 5, 2008 4:07 AM
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