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I think omega 3 is having some effects on me

I’m taking for one month and a half around 600 mg of EPA and 400 mg of DHA. Now I increased to 1000 mg of EPA and 600 mg of DHA. I will increase steadily until around 2000 mg of EPA. There are studies showing that 2 g of EPA is good for the positive symptoms. I have less intrusive thoughts since then. I think I got better of negative symptoms as well (symptoms like alogia, flat affect, anedonia, avolition and social withdrawal). I think things can get even better if I keep taking omega 3.

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I’ve taken it for a few years for health reasons. I think it may have helped me in other ways too. Also vitamin D.

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I take EPA fish oil and vitamin D3.
i notice some beneficial effects too.

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I take it too but I haven’t the money to take 1g+ of epa everyday.

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For those who don’t have the $$…

Eating 2 or 3 cans of tuna and/or sardines per week will get you similar amounts of DHA/EPA.

Not all fish has identical amounts of DHA and EPA, but tuna, trout, and sardines have high levels.

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Wow thank you, I didn’t think sardines had so much EPA & DHA, I will eat them more often!

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Tuna and fish in general tend to have high levels of mercury these days, you might not want to eat it more than once a week, at risk of negative cognitive effects.

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Agree 1515151515

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That’s true of large fish that eat other fish.

But sardines are small fish that don’t eat other fish and the risk of mercury is small.

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Yeah it might be true for sardines, but Tuna contains mercury.

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It does, but relatively small amounts if you’re only eating it once or twice a week.

Kind of like eating vegetables even if they aren’t organic, if you don’t overdo it, the benefits can outweigh the risks.

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Yeah once or twice a week should be fine.
I eat tuna about twice a week.

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Fo sure perfect little can of omegas and protein but not too much cuz mercury is baaad

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Sardines are almost free from mercury, they are cheaper and have more EPA&DHA. :slight_smile:

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I take two capsules of Fish oil a day. I credit it with keeping my mood stable and even all of the time. I also credit it with helping to keep my arthritis pain to a minimum. I wouldn’t be without it.

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Yuptwice a week mixed with homemade guacamole cuz avocados are a superfood, too :slight_smile:

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Sardines are too salty for my palat. Ty good to know :slight_smile:

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