Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Fish oil contraindications

Last Updated Dec 2008


 Q: Can someone with Hx of GERD and gastroparesis take fish oil? Is there any other supplement that this person may benefit from? This person also has fibromyalgia and is overweight.
 
A: All the conditions that you mention are caused by inflammation. Therefore following an anti-inflammatory diet, like the Zone Diet, coupled with taking about 5 grams of EPA and DHA per day would an excellent way to begin reducing the underlying inflammation.
 
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