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Does fish oil cause blood thinning?

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil have the capacity to “thin the blood.” In reality, omega-3s exert a mild platelet-blocking effect (platelet activation and “clumping” are part of clot formation), while also inhibiting arachidonic acid formation and thromboxane. But can … Continue reading

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