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What are the risks of taking krill oil?

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Check with a doctor before using krill oil if you have a bleeding disorder or a seafood allergy. Krill oil can slow blood clotting, and you shouldn't take it for two weeks before surgery. If you are pregnant or nursing, talk to your health care provider before you take krill oil.

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review, April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 29, 2019

SOURCES:

Alternative Medicine Review, April 2010.

Antarctic Krill Conservation Project.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database.

University of Massachusetts Medical School: "Preventing Heart and Vascular Disease."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on May 29, 2019

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