Taking fish oil supplements for men who have had prostate cancer,present future problems????
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@sailor1750, That's a good question and I'm guessing you've read some studies or an article about fish oil supplements. I don't have prostrate cancer but do have an enlarged prostrate so it's a concern. I do take fish oil supplements along with others to help with my peripheral neuropathy. Here's some information I found that sheds a little light and may be helpful:
Omega-3 and Prostate Cancer: Examining the Pertinent Evidence: https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(13)01000-8/pdf
Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer: https://prostatecancer.net/clinical/omega-3-fish-oil/
Fish-Derived Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5736071/
Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer: Fact or Fiction?: https://www.healthline.com/health/prostate-cancer/fish-oil-prostate-cancer
@sailor1750 have you discussed taking supplements with your doctor or pharmacist?
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@johnbishop – Greetings John! You are definitely the Link Master! Thank you for all your efforts in helping educate the Mayo Connect Group by taking the time to provide pertinent information and trustworthy personal experience on a variety of subjects.
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Hi Jim @thankful – Thank you for the kind words and most of all thank you for all of your helpful posts that you have provided on Connect. I learned a lot from you in the sleep health discussions. That's what is great about Connect…we get to help each other – patient to patient. I think in the long run it helps each of us to become a better advocate for our own health. Thanks again my cyber friend!
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John, very interesting article….Thinking fish oil supplements have beneficial health qualities… May be beneficial for people who have
had prostrate cancer…..My son is an MD ,I have fwd this article to him for his opinion… Thank you John,stay safe….lou
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