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What are the side effects of omega-3 supplements?

Ozgen Dogan
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Omega-3 doesn't have any serious side effects other than it may cause gas and/or leave a fishy aftertaste. It can be safely taken with other cholesterol medications. A beneficial side effect of omega-3 is it decreases the chances of heart attack-causing blood clots by diluting the blood and widening our veins.

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