How to Spread Out Doses of Fish Oil

 
13-Feb-2011 by

To know how to spread out doses of fish oil in your daily health routine, you have to take into account the health conditions you are taking this fish oil supplement for, as the recommended dosage for fish oil varies with age as well as health conditions. Also, the doses of fish oil to be taken by an individual also depend on the omega-3 fatty acid content, which vary in different supplements. Here are some ideas on how spread out doses of fish oil –

 

Dosage of Fish Oil for Some Common Specific Conditions

 

  • For Aging take 1,000 mg twice daily
  • For Angina take 2,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Asthma take 1,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Cancer take 3 capsules twice daily
  • For Diabetes take 2,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Eczema take 1,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Gout take 1,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Heart Health take 1,000 mg thrice daily
  • For High Blood Pressure take 1,000 mg thrice daily
  • For Healthy Skin take 1,000 mg everyday with food
  • For Stroke take 1,000 mg thrice daily

 

Tips for following dosage of fish oil

 

Tip 1:Spread out your dosage of fish oil per day. So, if you planned to treat yourself 3,000mg of this health booster oil every day, take 1,000mg of it thrice daily.

 

Tip 2:Moreover, spread out doses of fish oil with your meal times, separately for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dosage of fish oil with food is considered one of the most effective ways of staying in desired good health, as this avoids any side effects such stomach upset, diarrhea and heartburn.

 

Tip 3:It is also a good idea to take doses of fish oil at bedtime, just before you are about to retire for the night. But, that’s advisable only if have missed your dosage of fish oil with dinner. Fish oil at dinner or bed time ensures a restful sleep.

 

Tip 4:If you prefer taking doses of fish oil in gel capsules, it is recommended that you store your daily dosage of fish oil in the refrigerator the night before. Refrigerating or most preferably freezing these omega oil gel caps aid in the prevention of unpleasant “fish burps,” which is a common side effect that erupts when consuming fish oil supplements.

 

Warning

 

If you are under any kind of anti-clotting medications like warfarin and the likes, there are fair chances of the fish oil to interfere with your medication. So, it is advisable that you consult a doctor before you begin taking doses of fish oil.

 

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