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Review: could Fish oil cause Overactive thyroid?

Summary: Overactive thyroid could be caused by Fish oil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 19,998 people who have side effects while taking Fish oil from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Overactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Overactive thyroid and more.

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Fish oil

Fish oil (latest outcomes from 20,964 users) has active ingredients of fish oil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, healthy living. Commonly reported side effects of Fish oil include skin blushing/flushing, flushing aggravated, nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue.

Overactive thyroid

Overactive thyroid (extra secretions from thyroid) (latest reports from 30,423 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 20,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Fish oil. Among them, 17 people (0.08%) have Overactive Thyroid. They amount to 0.06% of all the 30,476 people who have Overactive Thyroid on eHealthMe.

Trend of Overactive thyroid in Fish oil reports

Time on Fish oil when people have Overactive thyroid * :

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Gender of people who have Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil * :

FemaleMale
Overactive thyroid76.47%23.53%

Age of people who have Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Overactive thyroid0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%9.09%81.82%

Severity of Overactive thyroid when taking Fish oil ** :

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How people recovered from Overactive thyroid ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (4 people, 23.53%)
  2. Pain (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Cardiac disorder (2 people, 11.76%)
  5. Helicobacter infection (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (13 people, 76.47%)
  2. Calcium (6 people, 35.29%)
  3. Nexium (6 people, 35.29%)
  4. Lisinopril (6 people, 35.29%)
  5. Multi-vitamins (5 people, 29.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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