Omega-3 Energy for the Heart

Omega3, the fat in fish is like having energy for the heart and is an anti-inflammatory. It is also credited as a fat burner, found in fish like salmon, herring, tuna, sardines, and mackerel. Omega3 can also be credited to changes in the bowel behavior, muscles, DHA blood levels, weight, in conjunction with some exercise, if eaten two to three times a week.

Taking Omega3 supplements: The amount of EPA (omega3) depends on the strength and types of medicines you may be taking. Ask your caregiver as to how much EPA you need. If you’re taking Omega3 without instructions from a caregiver, follow the instructions on the bottle. Do not take more than the recommended dosage.

Before taking EPA: Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Fish oils, a source of EPA, can be high in vitamin A and vitamin D. Taking more than 25,000 IU of vitamin A per day or 800 IU of vitamin D per day is not advised while you are taking EPA. Use only with a doctor’s advice if you have diabetes or a bleeding disorder.

Other names for EPA include: Eicosapentaenoic Acid, Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acid, and Essential Fatty Acid.