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    An_188867 posted:
    FYI, for everyone who has bipolar, depression, and/or anxiety. This is not a cureall, but it may help you to know:

    Lovaza, a prescribed Omega three, has been on the market for some time. I was prescribed it three years ago after being discovered to have a trigliceride level of over 250 (waay to high). In the three years I have been taking it, my triglycerides have lowered to 103.

    Why am I telling you this? Because Lovaza has a wonderful "side-effect"...it can, in some people, decrease their levels of depression, or mood swings, or anxiety. It does not replace the need for other meds, but over time, say, several months, it is possible to notice an improvement.

    I know there are a lot of critics on the internet, so go ahead, shoot. Good news is that you won't raise my anxiety or get me down!
    :0)

    Oh, and note: the reason Lovaza is able to be prescribed is that it is a clinically pure form of Omega Three. The Omega Three you buy over the counter is good too, but not as good as this stuff by far.
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    bipolargal responded:
    Cool, I'm gonna ask my doc if I can try some. I already take some OTC stuff, but I want the Cadillac of fish oils.
     
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    snowyowl33 responded:
    Thanks for the info, it's always good to have options ... Glad to hear it's working well for you. It's also good for your heart, joints and brain.. I take it as well, and have always found benefits.....

    Snowy


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