Should I take aspirin even if I take omega 3 supplements daily?

Louise E. Sivak, MD

Hello, the health benefits of omega-3 supplements are suggested but not absolutely clear and are mainly in heart health. Aspirin therapy may be helpful for some persons who are at risk for heart attack and/or stroke. While these may be safely taken together, only your treating physician can tell you whether your risk factors and lifestyle make you a good candidate for taking aspirin. No mega-doses of supplements including omega-3's are ever recommended.

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