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Excessive Fish Oil Supplements



How does taking excessive fish oil supplements (4g/day) affect the liver? I know about the blood thinning possibilities but can it damage the liver or affect the liver enzymes?


It actually improves most organs and systems but you need to know your complete blood count (CBC), differential count, and C-reactive protein (CRP) tests first.

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Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP Glen F Aukerman, MD, DABFP
Professor of Family Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University