Fish Oil’s Side Effects

Side Effects Of Fish Oil

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As we all know the benefits of Omega-3 rich Fish Oil but most of us don’t know about the side effects of fish oil. Today we cover about fish oil’s side effects so our valued readers come to know and can avoid over dose of fish oil.

We can obtain Fish by eating fish or by taking fish oil capsules. Fish that are especially rich in the beneficial oils known as omega-3 fatty acids include mackerel, herring, tuna, salmon, cod liver, whale blubber, and seal blubber. Two of the most important omega-3 fatty acids contained in fish oil are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).

LivingSwag is suggesting you that never take high dose of Fish oil until unless your doctor recommends you high dose. Find some high potential side effects of fish oil (Omega-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid) below:

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  • Bleeding gums
  • cough
  • coughing up blood
  • difficulty with breathing or swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • headache
  • hives, itching, or skin rash
  • increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding
  • nosebleeds
  • paralysis
  • prolonged bleeding from cuts
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • red or black, tarry stools
  • red or dark brown urine
  • sweating
  • tightness in the chest
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

There are some less common side effects are mentioned below:

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  • Acid or sour stomach
  • bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  • belching
  • bloated or full feeling
  • change in taste
  • excess air or gas in the stomach
  • heartburn
  • indigestion
  • stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

There are some fish oil side effects which are rarely known:

  • Diarrhea
  • difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea or vomiting
  • passing of gas
  • stomach fullness


Always consult with your Doctor or Healthcare provider to take fish oil because some side effects may go away as your body adjust while some side effects will cover with proper treatment.

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